August 23, 2012 — Habanos, S.A. is pleased to present this Volume of the“Colección Habanos 2011”, of which only 1000 numbered units were made and will be distributed exclusively in the franchise network “La Casa del Habano” worldwide.
It is a very special issue that celebrates the uninterrupted presence of Colección Habanos during ten years in all markets worldwide.
It has been called “Obras Completas” because it contains 30 Habanos: 3 vitolas of each one of the former editions. These were exclusive for each volume and most of them were unique into the brand. All of them have been made “Totalmente a mano con Tripa Larga”- Totally Handmade with Long Filler – by experienced Cuban cigar rollers with leaves coming from the best Vuelta Abajo(D.O.P. Protected Denomination of Origin) tobacco plantations in Pinar del Río(D.O.P) , Cuba. Those 10 special Habanos are:
Cuaba, Salomones (56 ring gauge x184 mm)
Salomones de Cuaba was the vitola selected for making up the first Volume of the Colección Habanos in 2001, of which only 300 units were made. It is a majestic “double-figurado” Habano.
Partagás, Serie C No1 (48 ring gauge x 170 mm)
In 2002, the Volume II of the Colección Habanos, of which only 300 units were made, was dedicated to the Partagás brand, particularly to its “Series” renowned and admired all over the world.
Hoyo de Monterrey, Extravaganza (50 ring gauge x 180 mm)
For the Volume III of the Colección Habanos 2003 only 500 units were made. It is a true exponent of the best characteristics of the Hoyo de Monterrey blend, created to satisfy the most demanding smokers who prefer the Habanos of elegant flavor and taste.
Romeo y Julieta, Fabulosos No 6 (52 ring gauge x 180 mm)
“Fabulosos No 6” is a vitola that was especially made for the Volume III of the Colección Habanos 2004, of which only 500 numbered units were made.
Montecristo, Maravillas No1 (55 ring gauge x 182 mm)
This majestic Montecristo vitola, probably Habanos’best-known brand, became part of the Colección Habanos. With this Volume V of the Colección, of which only 500 numbered units were made, we celebrated the70th anniversary of the brand in 2005.
Trinidad, Torre Iznaga (52 ring gauge x 170)
Volume VI of the Colección Habanos, of which only 500 numbered units were made, was a tribute to the Trinidad brand. The selected vitola, being of straight format with the classic a “pig tail”, stands out for maintaining the classic medium flavor of the Habanos that make up this brand aroma.
H.Upmann, Mágnum Especial (55 ring gauge x 170)
Mágnum Especial was the vitola selected for making up Volume VII of the Colección Habanos 2007 of which only 500 numbered units were made. It is a format containing the essential characteristics of the H. Upmann brand.
Cohíba, Sublimes Extra (54 ring gauge x 184 mm)
For the Volume VIII of the Colección Habanos 2008 the vitola Sublimes Extra from Cohiba was selected to honor its name. Its beauty is supported by these exceptional dimensions, as well as the balance of its unique blend. Because of the exceptional acceptance had in the different markets, the production of this Colección was extended for the first time to 1,000 numbered units.
San Cristóbal de La Habana, O´Reilly (56 ring gauge x 160 mm)
O’Reilly is the vitola that gave prestige to the Volume IX of the Colección Habanos 2009 of which 1000 numbered units were made. This format paid tribute to one of the streets of La Habana Vieja (Old Havana) and to the 10th anniversary of the creation of San Cristóbal de la Habana brand.
Bolívar, Gran Belicoso ( cepo 54 x 184 mm)
This impressive Bolívar vitola´s blend is a faithful expression of the Habanos preferred by those connoisseurs who like intense flavors. Gran Belicoso, a figurado format, highlighted the Volume X of the Colección Habanos 2010 of which 1000 numbered units were made.
Since 2001, Colección Habanos is one of the special series most awaited by Habanos enthusiasts, and perhaps the most expected product of every year by the most faithful consumers and passionate collectors of Habanos in the world.
We hope that this Colección Habanos “Obras Completas” will be the masterpiece enjoyed by the most faithful Habanos admirers.