Cigar News: Plasencia Cigars Announces the Alma Fuerte Sixto I Hexagon – Colorado Claro

Plasencia Cigars, a world-leading premium tobacco grower Established in 1865, has announced that the Plasencia Alma Fuerte Sixto I Hexagon – Colorado Claro is shipping to retailers. This blend, a line extension to the Plasencia Alma Fuerte brand, features a unique smoking experience by combining Plasencia’s innovative Hexagon shape with ten-year aged tobacco.

Plasencia Alma Fuerte Sixto I

Plasencia Cigars introduced an excellently constructed cigar with a feature that was hard to ignore. The Plasencia Alma Fuerte Sixto II Hexagon brought a new look to the cigar market, a cigar in a hexagon shape. With deeply rooted love of agriculture and respect for the natural word, the Plasencia’s applied biomimicry when creating this cigar.

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The unique shape imitates the honeycomb, borrowing from nature, this shape allows to fit the most area with the least perimeter. This shape provides a more complex smoking expression due the pressing of the cigar into a hexagon shape. The new shape brought forth a new way to enjoy cigars. A smashing success, the hexagon shaped cigar became Plasencia’s number one selling cigar. The Plasencia family felt it was time create a line extension to the Plasencia Alma Fuerte Hexagon. This result is the Plasencia Alma Fuerte Sixto I Hexagon- Colorado Claro.

Plasencia Alma Fuerte Sixto I

What sets this blend apart from its predecessor is a slight tweaking of the binder and filler which is housed in an incredibly unique wrapper. The Colorado Claro wrapper which comes from the vast Plasencia tobacco library was aged for 10 years, which results in a smoother smoking experience. Smokers will experience notes of cocoa, almonds, and transitioning to a hint of nutmeg and cedar in the final notes.

Plasencia Cigars CEO Nestor Andres Plasencia stated:

“When we created the hexagon shaped vitola, we did it with the intent to push the boundaries of cigar making. The Colorado Claro wrapper adds a different dimension to this already unique cigar. We proudly look forward to exposing the public to the Plasencia Alma Fuerte Sixto I Hexagon.”

The (6 x 60) Plasencia Ama Fuerte Sixto I Hexagon comes in a Hexagon shaped 10 count box with an MSRP of $21.00.

Plasencia Alma Fuerte Sixto I

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Plasencia Cigars is one of the world’s leading growers of first-class tobacco. The Plasencia family has been pioneering the industry since 1865 when Don Eduardo Plasencia began growing tobacco in Cuba, and five generations of the Plasencia family have continued the legacy. Today, Plasencia Cigars produces more than 35 million handmade cigars per year, and harvests tobacco on more than 3,000 acres across several countries in Central America, including Nicaragua, Honduras, Costa Rica, and Panama.