The Alfonso Añejos cigar line has started shipping to select retailers across the country. Created by Nelson Alfonso of Selected Tobacco, the Alfonso Añejos shares a distinguished portfolio with a current line of luxury brands: Atabey, Byron and Bandolero. Selected Tobacco started with the vision of Nelson Alfonso, to offer the market a cigar that is aged with a purpose.
“Cedar is to cigars as oak is to wine,” said Nelson Alfonso. “The years we take to age the cigars in this process have a purpose and we hope this is appreciated in the smoke.”
The Alfonso Añejos line ages in a separate room, this was an experiment Nelson was testing after learning the complexity French Oak could offer. Some of the most famous wines in the world use French Oak barrels and this became an obsession to incorporate a new wood into the aging rooms for Nelson. The results after five years of post-roll age in Cedar and French Oak aging rooms are the Alfonso Añejos and the soon to release Byron 1850. The 2022 release is packed in boxes of 25 cigars and each vitola will come in a dress box and a secondary box for the inaugural release. Future packaging for the line has not been finalized.
Factory: Tabacos De Costa Rica
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut
Binder: Ecuadorian Connecticut
Filler: Peruvian & Nicaraguan Ligero
2017 Production: 5,000 Cigars per Vitola available for 2022
Qty: 25 Cigars Per Box
MSRP: $29.99-$49.99 per cigar/$750-$1,250 per Box
Originally posted on October 4, 2022 @ 2:17 am