In the Vuelta Abajo zone it is a tradition for the Vegueros – farmers – to make their own cigars. Visitors would often want to try the cigars due to being made in the land where the best tobacco in the world is grown.
Vegueros cigars were created to pay homage to all of the Cuban farmers who grew tobacco across generations. It is is an attractive option for those looking for with a medium to full strength flavour blend that is accessible and modern.
Vegueros cigars were introduced to the market in 1996 as a tribute to the countless generations that have cultivated tobacco in Pinar del Rio. It has a special intensity in its blend that reflects the tastes of the local people. It is made at the “Francisco Donatien” factory in a building located in the town centre that was built as a prison in 1868 and converted into a cigar factory in 1961.
All sizes are Tripa Larga, Totalmente a Mano – long filler, totally handmade. The Vegueros Mananitas are popular for their medium-bodied flavour, with spicy and strong undertones that are accompanied by some nutty notes. If you are looking for a more oaky flavour, choose the Tapados cigar. This is popular amongst many due to its flavourful notes and woody tones.