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Montenegro Batista 

On December 31, 1958, at a New Year’s Eve party, the president of Cuba, Fulgencio Batista, told his  cabinet and top officials that he was leaving the country. After seven years, Batista knew his  presidency was over, and that it was only a matter of time until Fidel Castro and his rebel forces  would take control of the island. Batista fled the island early the next morning. Under Batista,  Havana Cuba was the original Las Vegas casino town. It was run by the mob and fueled by gambling  and all the things that come with that. There were millions upon millions of dollars coming in and out  of Cuba, along with tourists from all over the world. The band on this cigar is a “what-if?” What if  Batista had stayed in power? The band takes inspiration from traditional Cuban bands, but re worked in the vintage neon casino style. Would this be what “traditional” cigar bands look like had  Batista stayed? The blend is an 8-year-aged, 5.5x55, Nicaraguan Puro rolled at Montenegro’s factory,  Tabacalera Montengro. The blend, style, and flavors of this cigar are all classic, which is why this  blend was chosen to become “Batista.” 


LCA Montenegro Batista

SKU: 105611