After the success of the HVC 500 Year Anniversary Tesoros cigar, launched in late 2019, HVC Cigars is adding two new sizes to the 500 year Anniversary line: Selectos and Shorts. The new sizes will begin shipping next week.
The 500 Year Anniversary refers to last years 500th anniversary of Havana. Originally only it released as a single size, the aforementioned Tesoros (52 x 149 mm – 5.875″), limited to 19,995 cigars. Both new size, Selectos (46 x 149 mm – 5.875″) and Shorts (52 x 114 mm – 4.5″), will be limited to 12,000 cigars each.
The cigars are still Nicaraguan Puros, which uses a Corojo ’99 wrapper from Jalapa, a Binder from Jalapa, over Criollo ’98 and Corojo ’99 fillers, from Esteli and Jalapa.
The Selectos will be a nationwide release, while the Shorts will be a Privada Cigar Club exclusive.