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Gurkha 125th Anniversary Special! Torpedo – Pack of 15

Cigar Length
6.5
Ring Gauge
54
Size
Torpedo
Strength
Medium-Full
Availability: In Stock
Country of Origin
Dominican Republic

The Gurkha 125th Anniversary Torpedo cigar is a 6 1/2 x 54 beauty that’s hand-rolled with a beautiful oily Cuban-seed Brazilian Habano wrapper, that finishes a  complex blend of bold Dominican, Nicaraguan and Brazilian long fillers combining to deliver a savory core. Medium to full bodied with a smooth and balanced smoke highlighting rich tobacco flavors, sweet spices, coffee, vanilla and notes of roasted nuts.  Handmade at the renowned PDR Cigar Factory located in Tamboril, Dominican Republic.

In seeking a fitting tribute to commemorate 125 years of making cigars, Gurkha have succeeded with the 94 rated Gurkha 125th Anniversary cigar line.  Some would argue that this is Gurkhas best cigar, and that’s backed up by Cigar Aficionado who named it to their top 10 Best Cigars of 2013, and rated it a huge 94.  The brand had this big win with the XO size earning the #9 rank on Cigar Aficionado’s Top 25 Cigars in the world list, notably just edging out such cigars as the Fuente Opus X and the Ashton VSG, with Cigar Aficionado noting, “The Gurkha 125th Anniversary cigar has a lovely flavor of dried orange peel, some leather and cedar notes, and is a balanced smoke with no shortage of elegance.”

An added bonus is the band on the Gurkha 125th Anniversary Torpedo cigar.  This beauty has one of the nicest cigar bands you’ll ever see.  It apparently won the 2012 Golden Label Printing Award.  We’re not up on the latest printing awards, but…sounds impressive!

 

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$69.00

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With a carefully selected blend of premium tobaccos, Gurkha 125th Anniversary Edition cigars feature an sleek and oily Cubra Brazilian Habano wrapper leaf, along with an Ecuadorian, Habano binder with a complex blend of Nicaraguan, Dominican and Brazilian fillers, delivering a wonderfully smooth and complex flavor profile, with notes of rich tobacco and hints of sweet spice, chestnut and vanilla. Rated 94 by Cigar Aficionado. Winner of the 2012 Golden Label Printing Award.

Gurkha 125th Anniversary cigars shipped worldwide.

Since being brought back to life from the pages of the cigar history books, Gurkha has consistently introduced exquisitely handcrafted cigars that epitomize the essence of luxury. It was in 1989 that Kaizad Hansotia took it upon himself to revive an age-old cigar brand, one with a rich tradition, steeped in legends and deep in history – Gurkha cigars, going back 100+ years were renowned for their premier, artisanal cigar craftsmanship, and celebrated here with the Gurkha 125th Anniversary cigar. Little did Hansotia know that the cigar industry was on the verge of a what would become known as ‘the cigar boom’, and his newly revived brand would not only attract cigar traditionalists, but also a new generation of cigar enthusiasts. Recognizing a general lack of super premium cigars in the market, he associated Gurkha with luxury and elegance, which led to it’s lofty reputation, as he deliberately created cigars that transcended necessity and became a symbol of luxury and indulgence. Today, Gurkha Cigars has massively expanded it’s range and it’s image. With superb cigars still at the highest level as well as a tremendous range, boasting over 100 brands. Many are well accessible to all, at price points suitable for just about any budget. Those with an unlimited budget still have Gurkha options with brands, presented in often ornate packaging and bearing a hefty price tag with brands that cater those seeking luxurious and exclusive products – the so-called ultra-premium cigar category. For many, Gurkha cigars symbolize status, sumptuousness, and Limited Edition cigars. Nevertheless, the beauty of a meticulously handcrafted and aromatic cigar is a pleasure that can be enjoyed by anyone, representing the finer things and moments in life. Indeed, throughout history, cigars have been associated with celebration, enjoyment, and camaraderie, making the act of smoking a cigar a truly memorable experience, and available to all.



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