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Vegas Robaina

Vegas Robaina



Brand Notes

Status
Vegas Robaina is a current post-revolution brand, established in 1997.
It is classified by Habanos SA as a multi-local brand, and has a minor market share.

Generally
The range comprises medium to full strength cigars using tobacco from the premium Vuelta Abajo region.
There is a non-Cuban brand with a similar name.

Releases
Current production consists of three handmade cigars.
Vegas Robaina cigars were included in the 1999 release of the Siglo XXI Humidor.
Since 2002 there have been further special releases.

Standard Cigar Bands
Full band gallary

Standard Production Packaging

Typical Vegas Robaina packaging
Don Alejandro
B25 - c2005
Typical Vegas Robaina packaging
Famosos
B25 - 1997
Typical Vegas Robaina packaging
Unicos
B25 - 1997

Current Production Cigars
Vegas Robaina
Don AlejandroProminentes49 x 194 (7.6")Double Corona
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars (released 1997).
Cardboard Pack of 3 cigars (released c2006, discontinued 2009).
Status:A 1997 release. Current.
Vegas Robaina
FamososHermosos No.448 x 127 (5.0")Corona Extra
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars (released 1997).
Cardboard Pack of 5 cigars (released c2006, discontinued 2009).
Cardboard Pack of 3 cigars (released c2003, discontinued c2006).
Status:A 1997 release. Current.
Vegas Robaina
UnicosPirámides52 x 156 (6.1")Pyramid
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars.
Status:A 1997 release. Current.
Discontinued Production Cigars
Vegas Robaina
ClásicosCervantes42 x 165 (6.5")Lonsdale
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars (released 1997, discontinued 2012).
Cardboard Pack of 5 cigars (released c2006, discontinued 2009).
Cardboard Pack of 3 cigars (released c2003, discontinued c2006).
Status:A 1997 release. Discontinued 2012.
Vegas Robaina
FamiliarCoronas42 x 142 (5.6")Corona
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Dress Box of 25 cigars.
Status:A 1997 release. Discontinued 2012.
Special Releases
Vegas Robaina
1999 - Siglo XXI Millennium Humidor Siglo XXI Millennium Humidor
Clásicos  (20)Cervantes42 x 165 (6.5")Lonsdale
Don Alejandro  (20)Prominentes49 x 194 (7.6")Double Corona
Familiar  (20)Coronas42 x 142 (5.6")Corona
Famosos  (20)Hermosos No.448 x 127 (5.0")Corona Extra
Unicos  (20)Pirámides52 x 156 (6.1")Pyramid
Vegas Robaina Clásicos Clásicos - a standard production size

Vegas Robaina Don Alejandro Don Alejandro - a standard production size

Vegas Robaina Familiar Familiar - a standard production size

Vegas Robaina Famosos Famosos - a standard production size

Vegas Robaina Unicos Unicos - a standard production size

Vegas Robaina Unicos Siglo XXI Unicos

Siglo XXI Millennium Humidor
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Numbered Special Humidor of 2000 cigars comprising 20 brands (21 made).
Status:A 1999 release.
History:Free-standing electronic (temperature & humidity controlled) humidor made to commemorate the Millennium. It contains 20 brands and 2,000 cigars.
Vegas Robaina
2002 - 4th Habanos Festival Special Events
Don AlejandroProminentes49 x 194 (7.6")Double Corona
Vegas Robaina Don Alejandro Prominentes - a standard production size

Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A, with Limited Edition 2001 band.
Packaging:Singles only.
Status:A 2002 release. Extremely rare.
History:This cigar was never released for sale. Some 800 cigars were gifted at the Gala dinner of the 4th Habanos Festival.
Vegas Robaina
2002 - 83 Birthday Humidor Commemorative Release
Don Alejandro  (40)Prominentes49 x 194 (7.6")Double Corona
Familiars  (3)Coronas42 x 142 (5.6")Corona
Famosos  (40)Hermosos No.448 x 127 (5.0")Corona Extra
Vegas Robaina Don Alejandro Don Alejandro - a standard production size

Vegas Robaina Familiars Familiars - a standard production size

Vegas Robaina Famosos Famosos - a standard production size


83th Birthday Humidor
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A.
Packaging:Numbered Humidor of 83 cigars (83 made).
Status:A 2002 release. Not released outside Cuba.
History:Produced to celebrate the 83rd birthday of Alejandro Robaina.
Vegas Robaina
2003 - 5 Aniversario Humidor Commemorative Release
Clásicos  (20)Cervantes42 x 165 (6.5")Lonsdale
Don Alejandro  (20)Prominentes49 x 194 (7.6")Double Corona
Famosos  (20)Hermosos No.448 x 127 (5.0")Corona Extra
Maestros  (20)Gorditos50 x 141 (5.6")Robusto Extra
Unicos  (20)Pirámides52 x 156 (6.1")Pyramid
Vegas Robaina Clásicos Clásicos - a standard production size

Vegas Robaina Don Alejandro Don Alejandro - a standard production size

Vegas Robaina Famosos Famosos - a standard production size

Vegas Robaina Maestros Maestros - a new special release size

Vegas Robaina Unicos Unicos - a standard production size

Vegas Robaina Unicos 5th Anniversary Band


5th Anniversary Humidor
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Special 5th Anniversary band.
Packaging:Numbered Humidor of 100 cigars (500 made).
Status:A 2003 release. Intended to be released in 2002.
History:Commemorates the 5th Anniversary of the Vegas Robaina brand.
Vegas Robaina
2005 - 5th Avenue 15th Anniversary Edition Germany Other Special Release
RobainaRobustos No.250 x 156 (6.1")Robusto Extra
Vegas Robaina Robaina Robaina - a new special release size


5th Avenue 15th Anniversary Edition Germany
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A, with a special Jubiläums-Edition band.
Packaging:Boîte Nature Box of 15 cigars (1,000 made).
Status:A 2005 release. Germany.
History:Released for the 15th Anniversary of 5th Avenue,Germany. Commonly known as "Jubiläums".
Vegas Robaina
2006 - Art Edition Other Special Release
Famoso RamirezHermosos No.448 x 127 (5.0")Corona Extra
Vegas Robaina Famoso Ramirez Famoso Ramirez - a standard production size


Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A, with special numbered artwork band.
Packaging:Numbered Dress Box of 25 cigars (200 made).
Status:A 2006 release.
History:First Habanos Art Edition by Angel Ramirez, who designed the band and four limited edition art works.
Vegas Robaina
2007 - Edición Regional España Regional Edition Series
MaestrosGorditos50 x 141 (5.6")Robusto Extra
Vegas Robaina Maestros Maestros - an existing special release size


Regional Edition Spain
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A, with Regional Edition Spain (España) band.
Packaging:Numbered Varnished Boîte Nature Box of 10 cigars (20,000 made).
Status:A 2007 release.
Vegas Robaina
2008 - Edición Regional Adriático Regional Edition Series
MarshallRobustos50 x 124 (4.9")Robusto
Vegas Robaina Marshall Marshall - a new special release size


Regional Edition Adriatic
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A, with Regional Edition Adriatic (Adriático) band.
Packaging:Numbered Varnished 8-9-8 Box of 10 cigars (1,500 made).
Status:A 2008 release.  Not available until late 2009. 
History:This cigar was planned to be released under the La Gloria Cubana brand. Because of trade mark problems, the release was changed to Vegas Robaina. The already produced La Gloria Cubana boxes were re-branded by adding a Vegas Robaina metal name plate to the boxes.  There are pre-release cigars bearing the La Gloria Cubana band in circulation.
Vegas Robaina
2008 - Edición Regional Portugal Regional Edition Series
Petit RobustoPetit Robustos50 x 102 (4.0")Petit Robusto
Vegas Robaina Petit Robusto Petit Robusto - a new special release size


Regional Edition Portugal
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A, with Regional Edition Portugal band.
Packaging:Numbered Dress Box of 25 cigars (600 made).
Status:A 2008 release.
Vegas Robaina
2009 - Edición Regional Canadá Regional Edition Series
Petit RobainaPetit Edmundo52 x 110 (4.3")Petit Robusto
Vegas Robaina Petit Robaina Petit Robaina - a new special release size


Regional Edition Canada
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A, with Regional Edition Canada (Canadá) band.
Packaging:Numbered Semi Boite Nature Box of 25 cigars (1,200 made).
Status:A 2009 release.
Vegas Robaina
2010 - Edición Regional Francia Regional Edition Series
Petit RobustoPetit Robustos50 x 102 (4.0")Petit Robusto
Vegas Robaina Petit Robusto Petit Robusto - an existing special release size.


Regional Edition France
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A, with a Regional Edition band for France (Francia).
Packaging:Numbered Varnished Slide Lid Box of 10 cigars (3,500 made).
Status:A 2010 release.
History:Originally proposed as a 2010 release and thought to be abandoned. Rescheduled for 2010 but not available until 2012.
Vegas Robaina
2012 - Edición Regional Canadá Regional Edition Series
XV AniversarioSublimes54 x 164 (6.5")Double Robusto
Vegas Robaina XV Aniversario XV Aniversario - a new special release size


Regional Edition Canada
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A, with a Regional Edition band for Canada (Canadá).
Packaging:Numbered Dress Box of 10 cigars (5,000 made).
Status:A 2012 release.
Vegas Robaina
2012 - Edición Regional Suiza Regional Edition Series
Petit UnicosPetit Belicosos52 x 125 (4.9")Petit Pyramid
Vegas Robaina Petit Unicos Petit Unicos- a new special release size


Regional Edition Switzerland
Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A, with a Regional Edition band for Switzerland (Suiza).
Packaging:Numbered Dress Box of 10 cigars (5,000 made).
Status:A 2012 release.
Vegas Robaina
2014 - Edición Regional Andorra Regional Edition Series
Short RobainaMinutos42 x 110 (4.3")Petit Corona
Vegas Robaina Short Robaina Minutos - a new special release size.


Cigars:Handmade.
Bands:Standard band A, with a Regional Edition band for Andorra (Andora).
Packaging:Numbered Dress Box of 25 cigars (2,000 made).
Status:A 2014 release.
History:Released early 2015.

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