Drew Estate Liga Privada H99 Robusto

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Description

This is the first regular production blend in the Liga lineup since 2009. It’s achieved with a hybrid Corojo-seed wrapper leaf grown in the Connecticut River Valley. This beautiful morsel is stalk cut from the fields and extra fermented, making it dark and oily in nature. Rounded out with Mexican San Andres binders and rich fillers from Honduras, Nicaragua, and Pennsylvania it ushers a meaty profile with peppery hits and savory chocolate sweetness. 

  • Line: Liga Privada 
  • Manufacturer: Drew Estate
  • Origin: Nicaraguan
  • Ring: 54
  • Shape: Robusto
  • Size: 5″

    More information about H99 

    Patience and a never-ending drive to craft the world’s most exceptional cigars are deeply rooted in the 10 year history of Liga Privada. Maintaining the core tenants of the Liga firebrand, the H99 features a Corojo capa from the heart of the Connecticut River Valley, where we grow the mighty leaf that graces Liga Privada with a San Andres Otapan Negro Último Corte capote over a core blend of well-aged Nicaraguan and Honduran tripa leaf. The marked contrast between naturally sweet tobacco spice with dense earthy layers produces a luxuriously rich smoke that fully reveals itself in an epic finish.

    From the Wynwood Safehouse, Jonathan Drew, President and Founder of Drew Estate, “Following the revolution in Cuba, the Corojo seed took roots in Florida, Nicaragua, and Honduras. Growing Corojo in new climates produced mixed results and much heartache for those who chose to grow it. By creating hybrids of Corojo the leaf was reborn keeping all of its spice and potency intact. Hibrido or Hybridization is a farm-level process utilized for decades to create tobacco that is disease resistant, but also to display the qualities of an unmatched capa.”

    From Little Havana, Miami, Willy Herrera Master Blender, “We started the process of fermenting Connecticut Corojo alongside Connecticut Criollo tobacco at the factory. The factory team and I conjured up numerous blends but ultimately, we selected the blend featuring the Otapan Negro Ultimo Corte capote for its spiciness that pairs with the sweetness of corojo. Our job now is to continue working with the farmers to increase the wrapper yield with each harvest year over year. It’s been long hours preparing for the national release. This leaf is unique.”

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Box, 5 Pack

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