In 1882 the Antonio Allones factory, which had been making Havanas for over 30 years, decided to launch a new brand of premium quality and price. With great confidence but little modesty it was named ‘El Rey del Mundo’ – The King of the World. It proved a winner.
This success lives on to this day in a selected range of Havanas renowned for its light to medium flavour and consistency.
All sizes contain a blend of filler and binder tobacco from the Vuelta Abajo zone and are made by the ‘tripa larga, totalmente a mano’ – long filler, totally handmade technique.
Once the definitive size of El Rey, this heavy girth vitola is sadly no longer made in Cuba. A few remain in the UK in both 25s and Cabinet Selection 50s. Collector's items. VITOLA: Hermoso No.4RING GAUGE: 48LENGTH: 5 inches...