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Habanos in London raise 5 million 150 thousand euros for Cuban health

By: CubaPLUS Magazine
Jun 28, 2024
Habanos in London raise 5 million 150 thousand euros for Cuban health

With a collection of 5 million 150 thousand euros, the first edition concluded in-person Habanos World Days in the British capital, the product of an auction of Trinidad brand Humidors, donated to the Cuban health system. A press release from Corporación Habanos S. A. adds that thfirst in-person edition of the Habanos World Days, organized by the entity and its Exclusive UK distributor, Hunters & Frankau, concluded with a historic Gala Dinner in which 400 guests from all over the world gathered, at the iconic Victoria Albert of London.

habanos-londres-4.jpgThe innovation and tradition of Habanos, S.A. surprised those present with the world premiere launching of Trinidad Cabildos Limited Edition 2024, an exclusive vitola measuring 46 x 162 mm long that pays tribute to the Villa de Holy Trinity -declared by UNESCO World Heritage since 1988- and that honors one of the first councils founded in Cuba during the colonial period.

The first 50,000 Habanos of this limited edition were presented in an exclusive production for the United Kingdom, with 10,000 numbered drawers and each one contains 5 Habanos aged for at least two years and produced “Totally Handmade with Long Filler”. They all include a special Premier Limited Edition ring, in addition to the commemorative foot ring with NFC technology and those who had the joy of attending the dinner were able to taste these for the first time exclusively Habanos, worthy of the most demanding fans.

This vitola will be available in all markets around the world soon, in a container designed for this launching with 12 Habanos that incorporate an additional ring identifying the Limited Edition, and a foot ring commemorative card with NFC technology, designed exclusively with the most high quality standards.

habanos-londres-2.jpgThe tasting note indicates that each specimen of Trinidad Cabildos has a excellent and powerful shot, perfect combustion, compact ash and a medium strength and powerful and balanced flavor, suitable to accompany high-end drinks such as Cuban rums or whiskey.

It is important to add that the Humidor Auction, made up of unique pieces created as a tribute to the Trinidad brand, totaling 5 exclusive pieces, among which we must mention the Trinidad 55th Anniversary Founders Vintage 10 by Charaf Tajer; S.T. Dupont (No.0001) which is part of a numbered series of 1,000 humidors, in which the first 55 pieces have been created under the artistic direction of the prestigious designer Charaf Tajer, founder of the Casablanca fashion brand, who attended the event.

The Habanos Corporation, S.A. is a world leader in the marketing of  premium cigarboth in Cuba and the rest of the world, has a network of exclusive distribution present on five continents and in more than 130 territories, and sells 27 Premium brands made entirely by hand among which Cohíba, Montecristo, Romeo y Julieta, Partagás, Hoyos of Monterrey, H. Upmann and Trinidad, with the additional distinction of being protected by the Protected Designation of Origin (D.O.P.).

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