Status Sancho Panza is a Current pre-revolution brand, established in 1848.
Generally It is classified by Habanos SA as a Local brand, and has a minor market share. The range comprises medium strength cigars, using tobacco from the premium Vuelta Abajo region. There is a non-Cuban brand with the same name.
Releases Special releases commenced in 1999 with the inclusion of Sancho Panza cigars in the Siglo XXI Humidor. Since 2010 there have been further special releases.
Standard Band A Pre-1960 to mid-1970s -- Discontinued Un-embossed, dark brown colour
Standard Band B Mid-1970s to c2002/3 -- Discontinued Un-embossed, light brown colour
Standard Band C c2002/3 on for Standard Production -- Current Un-embossed, now a mauve/brown colour
Standard Band D 2010 on for Special Releases -- Current Un-imbossed, similar to band A in colour