Status Vegas Robaina is a current post-revolution brand, established in 1997. It is named for famous Cuban tobacco farmer Alejandro Robaina. It is classified by Habanos SA in their 'Other' category of their brand portfolio. It receives occasional Regional Edition releases.
Generally The range comprises medium to full strength cigars using tobacco from the premium Vuelta Abajo region.
This cigar was never released for sale. Some 800 cigars were gifted at the Gala dinner of the 4th Habanos Festival. Habanos S.A. press releases referred to this cigar as a Vegas Robaina Prominente - it is not clear what (if any) difference there is between this and the standard Don Alejandro.
Brown4th Habanos Festival release of Cuban cigars.
Standard band A, with special numbered artwork band.
Dress box of 25 cigars (200 produced).
A 2006 release. 2006-01-01
Special commission for the opening of La Casa del Habano Hamburg. Four artworks were commissioned from Cuban artist Angel Ramirez, with 50 prints of each distributed between the 200 boxes. Ramirez also designed the special cigar bands and box labels.
Standard band A, with Regional Edition Adriatic (Adriático) band.
Numbered varnished 8-9-8 box of 10 cigars (1,500 produced).
A 2008 release. 2008-01-01Not available until late 2009.
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.
BrownEdición Regional Adriático release of Cuban cigars.