Robaina is well known for being the grandson of Alejandro Robaina, the legendary farmer who grew some of the country’s best tobacco at his farm, Cuchillas de Barbacoa, in San Luis, Pinar del Río, Cuba. Omar González Alemán, Cubanacan’s master blender who previously worked in Cuba’s cigar industry, wanted to create a cigar to honor his legacy and approached the younger Robaina in 2011 regarding the idea.
HR uses an Ecuadorian maduro wrapper grown from Habano 2000 seed, a Nicaraguan binder from the Jalapa Valley and filler consisting of Nicaraguan leaves from Jalapa and Esteli.
Country of Origin: Nicaragua
Wrapper: Equadorian Habano Maduro, Habano 2000 Seed
Binder: Nicaraguan Jalapa Binder
Filler: Nicaraguan Jalapa and Esteli