Saint Luis Rey Cuban Cigars
Created in 1940 and widely accepted to be named after the famous novel "The Bridge of San Luis Rey" by Thorton Wilder written in 1927.The United Kingdom had exclusivity with this brand until 1993 when the contract was lost and distribution began worldwide.Medium bodied aromatic cigar with unique "bean flavours" such as cocoa, coffee, and vanilla beans.
Saint Luis Rey was founded just before the Second World War.
Some say that its name was taken from a Thornton Wilder play"The Bridge of San Luis Rey", which was popular at the time.
However it is more likely that it refers to the town of San Luis in the heart of the Vuelta Abajotobacco region, which is particularly famous for the superb wrapper leaves produced there.
Whatever the truth may be Saint Luis Rey cigars enjoy a reputation among cigars lovers for theintensity of their flavour throughout the range. They are made with leaves from the Vuelta Abajoand Semi Vuelta regions.All sizes are "Totalmente a mano, tripa larga" - totally hand made long filler.
Flavour Ranking: Medium - Full
|Double Corona||Gauge: 49||Length: 7.6||Regios||Gauge: 48||Length: 5||Series A||Gauge: 46||Length: 5½|