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San Cristóbal

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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 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
El Morro
Pacos
Ring gaugerg49 x LengthC45180 (7.1")
Double Corona
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
Minutos
Ring gaugerg42 x LengthC45110 (4.3")
Petit Corona
Cigars:
Handmade.
Bands:
Standard band A.
Packaging:
Dress Box of 25 cigars
Status:
A 1999 release. 1999-01-01Current.
Brown
La Fuerza
Gorditos
Ring gaugerg50 x LengthC45141 (5.6")
Robusto Extra
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
Campanas
Ring gaugerg52 x LengthC45140 (5.5")
Pyramid
Cigars:
Handmade.
Bands:
Standard band A.
Packaging:
Dress Box of 25 cigars
Status:
A 1999 release. 1999-01-01Current.
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Discontinued Production Cigars
Mercaderes
Hermosos No.1
Ring gaugerg48 x LengthC45167 (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. 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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Muralla
Rodolfo
Ring gaugerg54 x LengthC45180 (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. 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
Dalias Cortas
Ring gaugerg43 x LengthC45135 (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. 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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Special Release Cigars
5 Aniversario Humidor Commemorative Release
El Morro (25)
Pacos
Ring gaugerg49 x LengthC45180 (7.1")
Double Corona
Mercaderes (25)
Hermosos No.1
Ring gaugerg48 x LengthC45167 (6.6")
Grand Corona
Muralla (25)
Rodolfo
Ring gaugerg54 x LengthC45180 (7.1")
Double Pyramid
Oficios (25)
Dalias Cortas
Ring gaugerg43 x LengthC45135 (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
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.
Brown
Colección Habanos 2009 Habanos Collection Series
O´Reilly
O´Reilly
Ring gaugerg56 x LengthC45160 (6.3")
Double Robusto
San Cristóbal 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.
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X Edición Festival del Habano Multi Brand Release
Mercaderes (1)
Hermosos No.1
Ring gaugerg48 x LengthC45167 (6.6")
Grand Corona
San Cristóbal 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.
Brown
Colección Habanos 2011 Habanos Collection Series
O´Reilly (3)
O´Reilly
Ring gaugerg56 x LengthC45160 (6.3")
Double Robusto
San Cristóbal 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).
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Habanos Specialist Exclusive Jar Habanos Specialist Release
Torreon
Geniales
Ring gaugerg54 x LengthC45150 (5.9")
Robusto Extra
San Cristóbal Torreon Torreon - a new special release size
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. 2012-01-01
History:
First release of the exclusive releases for the Habanos Specialist shops. Released 2013.
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