Federal Cigar has long been known for its multitude of limited edition releases and you can now add another one to the list.
The New Hampshire-based cigar shop will be commemorating its 94th year in business with an exclusive vitola in the Quesada Selección España line. The 7 x 47 churchill will retail for $11, and like the rest of the line will be made up of a Ecuadorian Arapiraca wrapper covering a binder from the Dominican Republic and filler tobaccos from the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua. The release is limited to 300 boxes of 10 cigars.
“Rick has been a great supporter of us and is a big fan of the España blend, and so when he approached us about making a special size for him it was an easy decision,” said Terence Reilly, general manager of Quesada Cigars. “When you look at the companies that have made special editions for Federal Cigars, it’s an impressive group. We are honored now to be listed among them.”
With the addition of the churchill, the Quesada España line now encompasses eight different violas, four of which are limited editions, and including one other store-exclusive vitola produced for Springfield, Mo.-based retailer Just For Him’s 25th anniversary in 2014.
In addition, Federal Cigar has multiple store exclusives produced for various anniversaries, starting with the Tatuaje Exclusive Series Federal Cigar 90th Anniversary 109 Rosado and Tatuaje Exclusive Series Federal Cigar 90th Anniversary 109 Reserva in 2011, the My Father Le Bijou 1922 Federal Cigar 91st Cervantes Connecticut and My Father Le Bijou 1922 Federal Cigar 91st Cervantes Maduro in 2012, the E.P. Carrillo Federal Cigar 92nd Anniversary Medalla D’Oro in 2013 and the Oliva Federal Cigar 93rd Anniversary Reserve No. 2 in 2014.
While the actual anniversary of the store is on Feb. 11, the Federal 94th Quesada España Churchill will be released at the store’s annual anniversary event, which takes place on March 14. The remaining stock will go online starting on March 15.
(Image of box via Federal Cigar)
Update (Feb. 27, 2015) — As noted below, “Arapiraca” was misspelled.