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San Cristóbal de la Habana

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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.

Full Band Gallery
Standard Production Packaging
Typical San Cristóbal de la Habana packaging First Releases
B25 - 1999
Typical San Cristóbal de la Habana packaging La Punta
B25 - 1999
Typical San Cristóbal de la Habana packaging Mercaderes
vBN - 2006
Typical San Cristóbal de la Habana packaging Oficios
vBN25 - 2006
Current Production Cigars
El Morro
Ring gaugerg49 x LengthC45180 (7.1")
Cigars:
Handmade.
Bands:
Standard band A.
Packaging:
Dress Box of 25 cigars
Status:
A 1999 release. 1999-01-01Current.
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El Príncipe
Ring gaugerg42 x LengthC45110 (4.3")
Cigars:
Handmade.
Bands:
Standard band A.
Packaging:
Dress Box of 25 cigars
Status:
A 1999 release. 1999-01-01Current.
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La Fuerza
Ring gaugerg50 x LengthC45141 (5.6")
Cigars:
Handmade.
Bands:
Standard band A.
Packaging:
Dress Box of 25 cigars
Status:
A 1999 release. 1999-01-01Current.
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La Punta
Ring gaugerg52 x LengthC45140 (5.5")
Cigars:
Handmade.
Bands:
Standard band A.
Packaging:
Dress Box of 25 cigars
Status:
A 1999 release. 1999-01-01Current.
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Special Release Cigars
El Morro (25)
Ring gaugerg49 x LengthC45180 (7.1")
Mercaderes (25)
Ring gaugerg48 x LengthC45167 (6.6")
Muralla (25)
Ring gaugerg54 x LengthC45180 (7.1")
Oficios (25)
Ring gaugerg43 x LengthC45135 (5.3")
San Cristóbal de la Habana El Morro El Morro - a standard production size San Cristóbal de la Habana Mercaderes Mercaderes - a new special release size San Cristóbal de la Habana Muralla Muralla - a new special release size San Cristóbal de la Habana Oficios Oficios - a new special release size
Cigars:
Handmade.
Bands:
Special "5 Aniversario" band.
Packaging:
Humidor of 100 cigars (500 made).
Status:
A 2004 release. 2004-01-01
History:
Released to commemorate the 5th Anniversary of the brand.
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Muralla
Ring gaugerg54 x LengthC45180 (7.1")
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. 2006-01-01Discontinued 2011.
History:
Introduced in 2006 as a LCDH release but discontinued in 2011 as part of the new policy of releasing LCDH cigars in limited numbers.
Brown
Mercaderes
Ring gaugerg48 x LengthC45167 (6.6")
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. 2006-01-01Discontinued 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.
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Oficios
Ring gaugerg43 x LengthC45135 (5.3")
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. 2006-01-01Discontinued 2011.
History:
Introduced in 2006 as a LCDH release but discontinued in 2011 as part of the new policy of releasing LCDH cigars in limited numbers.
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Mercaderes (1)
Ring gaugerg48 x LengthC45167 (6.6")
San Cristóbal de la Habana Mercaderes Mercaderes - a standard production and a special release size
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. 2009-01-01Boxes 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.
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O´Reilly
Ring gaugerg56 x LengthC45160 (6.3")
San Cristóbal de la Habana O´Reilly O´Reilly - a new special release size
Cigars:
Handmade.
Bands:
Standard band A.
Packaging:
Numbered Book-shaped Boîte Nature Box of 20 cigars (1,000 made).
Status:
A 2009 release. 2009-01-01
History:
The ninth release of the Habanos Collection Series.
Brown
O´Reilly (3)
Ring gaugerg56 x LengthC45160 (6.3")
San Cristóbal de la Habana O´Reilly O´Reilly - an existing special release size
Cigars:
Handmade.
Bands:
Large band A.
Packaging:
Numbered Book-shaped Boîte Nature Box of 30 cigars (1,000 made).
Status:
A 2011 release. 2011-01-01
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).
Brown
San Cristóbal de la Habana Torreon Torreon - a new special release size
Cigars:
Handmade.
Bands:
Standard band A.
Packaging:
Ceramic Jar of 25 cigars (2,000 made).
Status:
A 2012 release. 2012-01-01
History:
The first release of the Habanos Specialist Exclusive program. Some early batches of these cigars incorrectly wore a La Casa del Habano Exclusive second band and box sticker. Released 2013.
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San Cristóbal de la Habana Prado Petite Pirámides - a new special release size.
Cigars:
Handmade.
Bands:
Standard band A, with gold Habanos Specialist Exclusive band.
Packaging:
Semi Boite Nature Box of 10 cigars
Status:
A 2018 release. 2018-01-01Not yet available.
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20 Aniversario
Ring gaugerg52 x LengthC45162 (6.4")
San Cristóbal de la Habana 20 Aniversario Capuleto - a new special release size.
Cigars:
Handmade.
Bands:
Standard band A, with La Casa del Habano second band.
Packaging:
Humidor of 20 cigars
Status:
A 2019 release. 2019-01-01Not yet available.
Brown
San Cristóbal de La Habana 1519
Ring gaugerg57 x LengthC45170 (6.7")
San Cristóbal de la Habana San Cristóbal de La Habana 1519 A new special release size.
Cigars:
Handmade.
Bands:
Special 500 Aniversario band.
Packaging:
Numbered Humidor of 100 cigars (500 made).
Status:
A 2019 release. 2019-01-01Not yet available.
History:
Commemorates the 500th anniversary of the founding of the city of Havana.
Brown

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