Status José L. Piedra is a current pre-Revolution brand, established in the 1880s. It was temporarily discontinued in the early 1990s and was reinstated in 1996. It is classified by Habanos SA as a Global brand and has a major market share. Prior to c2007 it was classified as a Multi-local brand.
Generally The José L. Piedra range comprises medium to full strength cigars, using short-filler tobacco from the lesser Vuelta Arriba region.
Releases All but one of the current production cigars were released in 1996. There have been no Special Releases.
Standard Band A 1996 to c2002 -- Discontinued Not embossed
Standard Band B c2002 to c2007 -- Discontinued Not embossed