Website Translation


Show / Hide Inches          View Packaging Abbreviations


San Cristóbal

San Cristóbal



Brand Notes

Status
San Cristóbal is a current post-Revolution brand, launched in late 1999.
The full brand name is San Cristóbal de la Habana, named after the original name for Havana and in honour of Christopher Columbus.

Generally
It is classified by Habanos SA as a Niche brand and has a minor market share.
The range comprises light to medium-strength cigars, using tobacco from the premium Vuelta Abajo region.
This brand is not related to a pre-Revolution brand of the same name.

Releases
The original 1999 release cigars were named after forts that protected old Havana in the Spanish Colonial days.
Special Releases commenced in 2004 with the release of the 5th Anniversary Humidor. Each of these cigars was named after an ancient street in old Havana.

Standard Cigar Bands
Full band gallary

Standard Production Packaging

Typical San Cristóbal packaging
First Releases
B25 - 1999
Typical San Cristóbal packaging
La Punta
B25 - 1999
Typical San Cristóbal packaging
Mercaderes
vBN - 2006
Typical San Cristóbal packaging
Oficios
vBN25 - 2006

Current Production Cigars
San Cristóbal
El MorroPacos49 x 180 (7.1")Double Corona
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars.
Status:A 1999 release. Current.
San Cristóbal
El PríncipeMinutos42 x 110 (4.3")Petit Corona
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars.
Status:A 1999 release. Current.
San Cristóbal
La FuerzaGorditos50 x 141 (5.6")Robusto Extra
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars.
Status:A 1999 release. Current.
San Cristóbal
La PuntaCampanas52 x 140 (5.5")Pyramid
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars.
Status:A 1999 release. Current.
Discontinued Production Cigars
San Cristóbal
MercaderesHermosos No.148 x 167 (6.6")Grand Corona
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A with a "La Casa del Habano" band.
Packaging:Varnished Boîte Nature Box of 25 cigars.
Status:A 2006 release. Discontinued 2011.
History:Was a special release in 2004. Introduced in 2006 as a LCDH release but discontinued in 2011 as part of the new policy of releasing LCDH cigars in limited numbers.
San Cristóbal
MurallaRodolfo54 x 180 (7.1")Double Pyramid
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A, with a "La Casa del Habano" band.
Packaging:Varnished Boîte Nature Box of 25 cigars.
Status:A 2006 release. Discontinued 2011.
History:Was a special release in 2004. Introduced in 2006 as a LCDH release but discontinued in 2011 as part of the new policy of releasing LCDH cigars in limited numbers.
San Cristóbal
OficiosDalias Cortas43 x 135 (5.3")Corona
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A, with a "La Casa del Habano" band.
Packaging:Varnished Boîte Nature Box of 25 cigars.
Status:A 2006 release. Discontinued 2011.
History:Was a special release in 2004. Introduced in 2006 as a LCDH release but discontinued in 2011 as part of the new policy of releasing LCDH cigars in limited numbers.
Special Releases
San Cristóbal
2004 - 5 Aniversario Humidor Commemorative Release
El Morro  (25)Pacos49 x 180 (7.1")Double Corona
Mercaderes  (25)Hermosos No.148 x 167 (6.6")Grand Corona
Muralla  (25)Rodolfo54 x 180 (7.1")Double Pyramid
Oficios  (25)Dalias Cortas43 x 135 (5.3")Corona
San Cristóbal El Morro El Morro - a standard production size

San Cristóbal Mercaderes Mercaderes - a new special release size

San Cristóbal Muralla Muralla - a new special release size

San Cristóbal Oficios Oficios - a new special release size


5th Anniversary Humidor
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Special "5 Aniversario" band.
Packaging:Humidor of 100 cigars (500 made).
Status:A 2004 release.
History:Released to commemorate the 5th Anniversary of the brand.
San Cristóbal
2009 - Colección Habanos 2009 Habanos Collection Series
O´ReillyO´Reilly56 x 160 (6.3")Double Robusto
San Cristóbal O´Reilly O´Reilly - a new special release size


Habanos Collection 2009
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Numbered Book-shaped Boîte Nature Box of 20 cigars (1,000 made).
Status:A 2009 release.
History:The ninth release of the Habanos Collection Series.
San Cristóbal
2009 - X Edición Festival del Habano Multi Brand Release
Mercaderes  (1)Hermosos No.148 x 167 (6.6")Grand Corona
San Cristóbal Mercaderes Mercaderes - a standard production and a special release size


X Edition of the Habano Festival
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A with a special "X Festival del Habano" band.
Packaging:Black lacquered Boîte Nature Box of 10 cigars comprising 9 brands (20,000 made).
Status:A 2009 release.  Boxes date from DIC 08.
History:This release is a replica of a special commemorative case gifted to attendees of the tenth Habanos festival in Cuba.
The case contains a selection of standard production 20 cigars (9 brands) released in the previous ten years.
San Cristóbal
2011 - Colección Habanos 2011 Habanos Collection Series
O´Reilly  (3)O´Reilly56 x 160 (6.3")Double Robusto
San Cristóbal O´Reilly O´Reilly - an existing special release size


Habanos Collection 2011 - Complete Works
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Large band A.
Packaging:Numbered Book-shaped Boîte Nature Box of 30 cigars (1,000 made).
Status:A 2011 release.
History:The 11th release of the Habanos Collection Series, comprising 10 brands with three cigars in each brand.
This release is titled "Obras Completas" (the Complete Works).
San Cristóbal
2012 - Habanos Specialist Exclusive Jar Habanos Specialist Release
TorreonGeniales54 x 150 (5.9")Robusto Extra
San Cristóbal Torreon Torreon - a new special release size


Habanos Specialist Exclusive 2012
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A, with a "La Casa del Habano" band.
Packaging:Ceramic Jar of 25 cigars (2,000 made).
Status:A 2012 release.
History:First release of the exclusive releases for the Habanos Specialist shops. Released 2013.

www.CubanCigarWebsite.com
All images on this website are copyright