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Excalibur Illusione: The New Limited Edition Cigar Coming Your Way

Excalibur Illusione: The New Limited Edition Cigar Coming Your Way

Posted by Ana Cuenca on Jul 21, 2022

The Excalibur Illusione is the first limited edition Excalibur cigar made in Nicaragua. Discover more about the cigar here.

The Excalibur Illusione cigar is the biggest news and deal in the cigar world right now. Sold by the Hoyo de Monterrey brand, the Illusione of Excalibur is special for three reasons.

First, the cigar marks the first collaboration between the famous Dion Giolito of Illusione Cigars and the Scandinavian Tobacco Group. The collaboration allows for the blending of the highest-quality ingredients and some of the greatest minds in the industry. Known for his impeccable tobacco blending skills. 

Secondly, this is the first time an Excalibur cigar has been made in Nicaragua. So, the Illusione de Excalibur is the very first Nicaragua Excalibur cigar.

Thirdly, the Excalibur Illusione is an extremely rare cigar and hard to find. Not only because of its one-of-kind design and blend but also because it is a limited-edition cigar...and when we say limited, we mean limited.

Keep reading to learn all about the Illusion of Excalibur's First Limited Edition and how you can get yours before it's too late.

All About Illusione Cigars and Dion Giolito Cigars

Illusione Cigars was started by Dion Giolito more than 15 years ago. The brand has won numerous awards and its cigars consistently place in the top best of the year.

Illusione Cigars are produced in Nicaragua. The company was the first to achieve cigars with full flavor and a medium body--a combination that was not seen before Illusione.

These handmade boutique cigars are crafted using the finest quality of Colorado wrappers and Criollo '98 and 99' long-fillers that are grown in Nicaragua. They have complex flavors including notes of woodiness and earthiness while remaining smooth. They are considered 'old world cigars" that have been recreated for today's cigar lovers and connoisseurs.

Some of its most popular and highly rated cigars include the Haut 10 (cigar of the year in 2016),  CruzadoFume D'Amour, and the Epernay line of cigars. And now, Illusione has an all-new cigar predicted to be among the top best new cigars.

Because Dion Giolito has built his business and cigars based on the highest standards and expectations, the Illusione of Excalibur is already praised for its success and quality. Just like the other rare and hard-to-find cigars by Dion Giolito and Illusione Cigars, the Excalibur is wowing the market and critics.

All About The Scandinavian Tobacco Group and Hoyo de Monterrey Excalibur

The Scandinavian Tobacco Group is a global leader in the manufacturing and retail of hand-made cigars. Their products are sold in North America and Europe, with internet sales operating under the name of General Cigar and Forged Cigars.

They have a variety of brands, some of which have some of the top-rated cigars such as the Macanudo Inspirado Jamao and the Weller by Cohiba. The Scandinavian Tobacco Group is also known for its commitment to sustainable growing practices, labor practices, and reducing the effects of climate change.

Their Hoyo de Monterrey brand is the face of the new Excalibur Illusione. Hoyo de Monterrey is a cigar company that focuses on the production of Hondoruan cigars called Hoyos. The Hoyos have Connecticut shade wrappers.

The original flagship name of Hoyo de Monterrey was Excalibur cigars, hence the name of their famous cigar lines. Excalibur cigars are known for their aged flavors. They are classically smooth with medium bodies and, since now, have always been handmade in Honduras.

All About The Hoyo de Monterrey Excalibur Illusione

The Illusione of Excalibur is a limited-edition cigar made by the cigar collaboration between Illusione Cigars and the Scandinavian Tobacco Group. It is sold under the name of Hoyo de Monterrey Excalibur Illusion. The Excalibur Illusion was released on July 4th, 2022, and only 4,960 boxes will be produced. Thus, it is a rare and hard-to-find cigar.

The new cigar is hand-made at Dion Biolito's Aganorsa Leaf factory (formally known as the TAPSA factory) in Nicaragua. The Illusione of Excalibur is made with all-Nicaraguan parts. This includes Nicaraguan fillers, wrappers, binders, and tobacco, creating a pure Nicaraguan cigar (puro).

The wrappers are Nicaraguan Corojo '99 from Jalapa. The binders are Nicaraguan Corojo 2012 from Jalapa. The filler is a blend of Criollo '98, Corojo '99, and Corojo 2006 grown in Esteli.

The Excalibur Illusione comes in one large size called No. 1. It is 7 1/4 inches by 54 ring gauge with a presidente shape. The Excalibur cigars are packaged in boxes of only ten cigars since they are limited edition cigars.

The profile of the Illusione of Excalibur is a medium-bodied to medium-plus profile. So, the cigar packs a ton of flavor while still being smooth and easy to enjoy. It is a mix of both Excalibur notes and those typically found in Illusione Cigars.

The result is hints of espresso, leather, and Christmas spices like clove and nutmeg, all within a chewy and rich-tasting smoke.

The name and marketing design are based on the legend of King Arthur. The legend states that King Arthur had a mythical sword named Excalibur. So, the box for the Illusione of Excalibur is royal blue with gold details, and the marketing includes the motto "this cigar is fit for a king".

The cigar and the box are rare finds and make exceptional gifts. They are elegant, classy, and one of a kind - not to mention the first Excalibur cigar to be made in Nicaragua.

Hurry and Purchase Your Excalibur Illusione Limited Edition Cigar Today Before It's Too Late

The Illusione of Excalibur best nicaraguan cigars, is not only the newest and hottest cigar on the market, it is exceptionally rare and a limited-edition. That is why most boxes of Illusione of Excalibur best nicaraguan cigars have already been sold, and most supplies are sold out.

Lucky for you, we have a couple of boxes of the Hoyo Excalibur Illusion Limite Edition left. To order yours before it's too late, click here.

We also offer a wide inventory of top cigars from Illusione Cigars. We offer Illusione cigars in a variety of shapes and sizes, and all come with a triple cap. Some of the cigars from Dion Giolito's Illusione Cigars include the Illusione 2 Belicoso Fino, Illusione 4/2G Dbl. Corona, Illusione 68 Petit Corona, Illusione 88 Robusto and many more. Check out all of the Illusione cigars here and find out for yourself why they are so loved.