Partagas Legado Limited Edition 2020 Cigar – Box of 25
Length: 6 1/8″
Ring Gauge: 48
Packaging: Box of 25 cigars
Partagás Legado is the sole Habanos Limited Edition for 2020 and was created to honour the brand’s 175th anniversary that year. Usually there are three Limited Edition releases each year but Habanos took the decision to focus the spotlight on this one special commemorative cigar. Unfortunately the global pandemic also decided to mark that year causing the lengthy delay for its release. However, these beautiful cigars presented in stylish lacquered boxes are well worth the wait.
In the factories of Cuba the vitolas referred to as a Hermoso No.2 measuring 6 1/8” (157mm) x 48 ring gauge. It is still quite rare today and only used for special releases, the first being the Quai d’Orsay Senadores(2019 Limited Edition).
Established in 1845, Partagas is one of Cuba’s oldest and prestigious of brands. After many years in the Cuban cigar trade, Don Jaime Partagas Y Ravelo set up the Real Fabricas de Tobaco Partagas (Partagas Royal Tobacco Factory) – a name chosen because the company supplied the great houses of both Asia and Europe. At this time, some of the best cigar plantations in the world were owned by Don Jaime. His innovative techniques led to fermenting and aging processes that are still in use today. Indeed the Partagas factory was the first to introduce the unique Cuban practice of reading to the Cigar workers.
The story of Partagas reads like a film script! In the 1860s Don Jaime was murdered by a jealous rival concerning a passionate love affair. From 1900 the legendary Cifuentes took control of the brand. Over the next half a century the company grew into one of the largest exporters of Havana Cigars. Indeed by 1958, Cifuentes Y Cia as the Partagas company was now known was responsible for over 25% of total Cuban tobacco exports. Revolution and regime change did little to dampen the world’s passion for Partagas Cigars. Indeed by 1990, in excess of 10 Million cigars were hand-rolled and exported.
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