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Cigar News: Foundation El Güegüense Famous Exclusivo Cigars Arrive at Famous Smoke Shop

New Limited Edition Toro to be Sold Only at Famous Smoke Shop

Ellington, CT – Foundation Cigar Company owner, Nicholas Melillo, and Famous Smoke Shop are proud to announce the release of the limited edition El Güegüense Toro Box Press cigars available exclusively from Famous Smoke Shop.

We were pleased to work with such a respected tobacconist as Famous Smoke Shop to craft this beautiful Box Press Toro. It is a special complement to our El Güegüense line” said master blender Nicholas Melillo.
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Medium bodied with hints of cedar and spice, this 6″x52 soft-pressed Toro is composed of a Nicaraguan Corojo 99 wrapper from Jalapa, with a San Andrès binder, and Nicaraguan long-fillers from Esteli and Jalapa.

When asked who to collaborate with on an exclusive cigar project, it’s no surprise that Foundation Cigar was there” said Famous Smoke Shop International Sourcing and Procurement Manager, Mike Klingerman. “We know Nick has an immense passion for tobaccos and culture and how important El Güegüense is to Foundation.” and as a tribute to Nicaraguan heritage. We are excited to share these cigars with our customers.

El Güegüense is Foundation Cigar Company’s first blend which launched in 2015. Translated as “The Wise Man,” it is crafted to celebrate the rich cultural history of the people of Nicaragua. Since its debut, the line has won numerous accolades, including multiple 90+ ratings and a “Top 25 cigar” selection by Cigar Aficionado.

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Wrapper – Corojo 99
Binder – San Andrès
Fillers – Esteli & Jalapa
Unit MSRP– $16.00 per cigar
Box MSRP – $160.00 per 10 count Box

Limited to just 500 boxes, the box press Toro is available exclusively from Famous Smoke Shop and can be found at CA