Casa Cuba Cigars
Although Carlos "Carlito" Fuente Jr. is the president of A. Fuente y Cia. Usually handles the blending; he entrusted his father, Carlos Fuente Sr., who passed away in August 2016, with creating the blend for Arturo Fuente Casa Cuba. Released in 2013, it was the elder Fuente's first blend in many years. For Casa Cuba, Fuente Sr. used Ecuador Havana wrappers and a combination of Cuban-seed Dominican filler and binder. These cigars are the last blend created by Carlos Fuente Sr. before he passed away in 2016, which was a great loss for the thriving cigar industry.
Fuente Sr. created this brand with the goal of capturing the flavor and taste of his father and early years in the cigar industry when Cuban tobacco was legally imported into the U.S. The cigar making at the time was old fashion and traditional. He stated that he blended the cigar in the same way he used to blend Cuban tobacco, just this time with Cuban-seed Dominican tobacco. The cigar's name, Fuente Casa Cuba Doble Cinco, is a nod to the game of dominos. Despite the smoke being relatively mild, this blend is packed with personality flavors and vitality and the smoke offers a glimpse into another rich era of cigar production.
Arturo Fuente Casa Cuba uses tobacco that originated from the Dominican Republic and was derived from Cuban seeds tobaccos. It's also worth noting that the founder of the cigar company, Carlos Fuente Sr., was a first-generation Cuban immigrant born in the US. He passed away in 2016, leaving behind a rich legacy of love and passion for cigars that his son, Carlos Fuente Jr., continues with. Casa Cuba Double Cinco is a testament to this rich legacy.
You can enjoy a medium-strength Arturo Fuente Casa Cuba Doble Cinco cigar with a medium woody, medium spicy flavor and a medium creamy finish. It's made with premium Dominican leaves for both the binder and filler and covered with medium, golden-brown Ecuadorian Havana wrapper tobacco. This cigar is handmade in the Dominican Republic and is only available in brick-and-mortar stores. To support small retailers across the USA, the Fuente Family only allows the purchase of two cigars per cart.
The Casa Cuba cigar blend is a tribute to the cigar-making practices of the past. Tabacalera A Fuente, part of the thriving cigar industry produces this favoluous smoke. Blended by cigar maker Carlos Fuente Sr. using traditional cigar wrapper techniques passed down from his father, cigar made Don Arturo Fuente, the cigar blend consists of Cuban seed Dominican-grown long fillers and a binder wrapped with an Ecuadorian Havana wrapper like the cigars late Carlos Fuente Sr. made in earlier times.
Arturo Fuente Cigars is situated at the world famous cigar town Ybor city located Tampa Florida. The United States' birthplace of tobacco.
The name Doble Cinco refers to the game of Cuban Dominoes, which is played with up to Double Nine tiles. Arturo Fuente Casa Cuba cigars have been released in various iterations, including limited or seasonal releases in flavors like Arturo Fuente Casa Cuba doble Dos and Arturo Fuente Casa Cuba Doble Siete Cigar.