The Cohiba Luxury Selection Cigars
The Cohiba Luxury Selection LS No. 2., new for 2016 after the successful release of the 2014 Cohiba Luxury Selection LS No. 1 Double Corona. The Cohiba Luxury Selection is considered to be the most ultra-premium offering to date by the legendary brand Cohiba. The cigars are only being made in one size (6 x 52) Toro, and only 500 boxes of 10 cigars were produced in this run. Each cigar is also packaged in an individual acrylic tube presented in a beautiful display box.
The cigar itself features a special Cameroon wrapper grown by the Meerapfel family; who have been growing tobacco in Africa for over five generations. This rare tobacco varietal for the wrapper known as Merrapfel African gold is grown in African forest of Kadei, the second most densely populated forest in the world. After harvest the tobacco is then aged five years before being Rum fermented for a minimum six months. After the cigars have been rolled by artisan rollers the cigars are additional aged in Rum barrels sprinkled with cedar shavings to further enhance their flavor. The cigar is a complex blend of aged proprietary tobaccos that finish out this exquisite cigar. The Cohiba Luxury Selection is truly a luxury smoke, smooth, with an elegant flavor and aroma.
Wrapper: Meerapfel African Gold Cameroon (aged 5 yrs)
Binder/Filler: Undisclosed (proprietary 4-month fermentation + 6 month’s rum barrel-aged) Factory: General Cigar Dominicana S.A.S. (Dominican Republic)
Production: Limited edition (1,000 boxes of 10 cigars)