An Interview with Ernesto Perez-Carrillo
Owner, El Credito Cigar Co., makers of La Gloria Cubana, La Hoja Selecta, El Rico Habano and Dos Gonzales cigars.
Marvin R. Shanken
From the Print Edition:
James Woods, May/Jun 97
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Carrillo: It's the pyramid, a large torpedo.
CA: What is your largest size of La Gloria in terms of volume?
Carrillo: The Wavell.
CA: What does that sell for today?
Carrillo: $80 a box retail.
CA: In the Dominican Republic, what is your largest selling cigar size?
Carrillo: Everything we make in the Dominican Republic is for the United States, so it would be the Churchill. We also sell a lot of the Charlemagne and the torpedo. We have 10 people making torpedos in the Dominican Republic.
CA: Do you make many maduro cigars?
Carrillo: No. We're going to start this in '97.
CA: In the Dominican Republic?
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