FREE Trial Issue! Subscribe to Cigar Aficionado today and get our NEW Robert De Niro issue!

Email this page Print this page
Share this page

Ashton's Newest Smoke

David Savona
Posted: February 2, 2011

Ashton Distributors Inc. of Philadelphia has added a size to its popular La Aroma de Cuba line, but if you've attended an in-store event for La Aroma de Cuba you may have heard of it before.

The La Aroma de Cuba Marquis measures 5 3/4 inches long by 48 ring, and comes in a tube. It's heading to retail shops now. "We released it about a year ago, but it was only available for our in-store events," said Sathya Levin, vice president of Ashton. The size, made by My Father Cigars, proved so popular that Ashton decided to make it available as a regular part of the brand.

When the Marquis was a promotional brand it was packed in crates of 50 and was handed out as a promotional tool. Now the cigar comes in gift boxes, each containing 10 cigars, and has a suggested retail price of $6. It's the only La Aroma de Cuba in the line, said Levin, with a ring gauge thinner than 50.

Share |

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Log In If You're Already Registered At Cigar Aficionado Online

Forgot your password?

Not Registered Yet? Sign up–It's FREE.

FIND A RETAILER NEAR YOU

Search By:

JOIN THE CONVERSATION

    

Cigar Insider

Cigar Aficionado News Watch
A Free E-Mail Newsletter

Introducing a FREE newsletter from the editors of Cigar Aficionado!
Sign Up Today