Joya de Nicaragua, in partnership with Hong Kong based Cigraal, is launching its first regional limited edition exclusively for the Asian market: Cuatro Cinco-Edición Asia.
This East Asian exclusive will be a limited batch of one thousand individually numbered boxes of 10 cigars each, utilizing the Cuatro Cinco Reserva Especial blend in JDN’s signature Gran Consul vitola (60 x 120mm – 60 x 4 3⁄4″). The blend features a Nicaraguan Criollo wrapper and select Grade A fillers, aged within vintage white oak barrels used in a world renowned rum distillery.
Juan I. Martínez, Executive President of Joya de Nicaragua, said “we wanted this masterpiece to revolve around Pixiu, a Chinese hybrid mythical creature believed to be a protector and wealth promoter, and is a figure ever-present in powerful and grandiose feats of victory in battle, representing the values of courage and resilience that are common between our Nicaraguan and Asian cultures. This is not about cultural appropriation; on the contrary, it is an expression of cultural interconnection and profound friendship. We want to share with Asian cigar connoisseurs one of our cigars we feel the proudest of, and with it all the positive things Pixiu and the Chinese Lucky Clouds can give them and us”
Cuatro Cinco – Edición Asia is part of the Obras Maestras family of products, that encompasses the best cigars hand-crafted in the factory, an extraordinary achievement by Fábrica Joya de Nicaragua, Nicaragua’s quintessential cigar manufacturer.
The cigar will be introduced to the public by Juan Martínez and Eric Piras, founder of Cigraal, Joya de Nicaragua’s exclusive distributor for China, Hong Kong, Macau and Vietnam. Together, they will host a live-streaming on JDN’S Instagram account, on May 6th at 7:00pm (GTM -6).
Eric Piras, Founder of Cigraal and Bertie Cigar Lounge, said “at Cigraal, we are proud and honored to be the exclusive agent for this first limited edition from Joya de Nicaragua. Asian aficionados are very fond of exclusive cigars; with the utmost quality and craft of the blend and the superb packaging, we are confident that this limited edition will generate enthusiasm in cigar connoisseurs and collectors”