Punch La Isla Arrives in Cuba

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The Punch La Isla has arrived on the island.

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Habanos S.A.’s latest Edición Regional for its home country of Cuba is the Punch La Isla, Spanish for the island. The cigar comes in the robusto vitola, which measures 4 7/8 inches long (124mm) with a 50 ring gauge.

This is the fifth Edición Regional produced for Cuba:

It’s that largest release of the quintet, with 10,000 individually numbered, slide-lid boxes of 10 cigars produced.

A representative from Habanos S.A. did not reply to questions about pricing for the cigar.

Update (July 23, 2019) — A source in Havana tells halfwheel that the Punch La Isla is selling for 115 CUC per box, which is equivalent to US $115, though with exchange fees, works out to around $132.

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