First Cuban Edición Limitada of 2011 Ships


The first of this year’s Cuban Edición Limitadas—the Hoyo de Monterrey Short Hoyo Pirámides—has been released and is shipping to retailers across the world.

According to an announcement by global Cuban cigar distributor Habanos S.A., the Short Hoyo Pirámides are expected to hit shops by this week.

It’s the first cigar in a series of three 2011 Edición Limitadas, with the Cohiba 1966 and the Ramon Allones Allones Extra to follow later this year.

Classified as a “Forum” in the Cuban cigar factories, the Short Hoyo Pirámides measures 5 3/8 inches by 46 ring gauge and comes packaged in wooden boxes of 10. Though prices have yet to be set worldwide, you can expect to pay around 10 euros ($14.40) each in Italy.

As a brand, Hoyo de Monterrey is already blended to be one of the mildest cigars in the entire Habanos portfolio, and the Short Hoyo Pirámides was created in the same flavor spectrum, intended for “those who prefer Habanos of lighter flavors” according to the official press release.

For a rating on the new cigar, see an upcoming issue of Cigar Insider.

To read about the entire list of 2011 limitadas, click here.

Christian A August 31, 2011 11:10am ET
I think the European market will certainly enjoy the size and flavor profile. Although not a fan of more milder cigars I am curious to try this vitola. Looking forward to more info in Cigar Insider!
Christian A August 31, 2011 11:10am ET
I think the European market will certainly enjoy the size and flavor profile. Although not a fan of more milder cigars I am curious to try this vitola. Looking forward to more info in Cigar Insider!
Collin Outerbridge Wyckoff, New Jersey, USA, October 24, 2011 3:59pm ET
I prefer a more full body, full flavor cigar but hoyo de monterrey's are still are on the top of my list of favorites.
Collin O Wyckoff, New Jersey, USA, October 24, 2011 4:03pm ET
Excuse my typo above!

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