Fans of jazz music have heard of Avo Uvezian, renowned Armenian-American artist, who 30 years ago introduced its own brand of cigars. On the other hand, fans of cigars that Avo Uvezian introduced, probably know that they are formed as a mixture with Davidoff of Geneva Hendrik Kellner tobacco. But did you know that a new edition of Avo Uvezian be special?
This year, Avo Uvezian celebrates his 90th birthday, and to mark the occasion, Avo Cigars is planning co commemorate the occasion with a limited edition cigar. The cigar will be a third installment of the Classic Covers Improvisation Series called the Avo 90th Classic Covers Volume 3.
Avo 90th Classic Covers Volum 3 features six different tobaccos from three countries (Ecuador, Dominican Republic, and Mexico). The cigar is highlighted by a Habano 2000 (Ecuador) wrapper, a Mexican Negro San Andres binder, and a filler consisting of rare Dominican tobaccos that have been aged 10 to 11 years. Specifically the company says it is the “XO” tobaccos that are “covered” by the Ecuadorian and Mexican tobacco. The cigar was blended by Eladio Diaz in conjunction with Uvezian.
The Avo 90th Classic Covers Volume 3 will be available in one size, a 6 x 54 Toro. As for the packaging, the box pays homage to Avo’s musical roots and is modeled after a phonograph player. In addition once the cigars have been removed, the box also serves as an ashtray. The cigars will be packaged 18 cigars per box. Each cigars will be priced at $16.90 with boxes priced at $304.20. There will be a total production of 3,500 boxes.