Famous Smoke Shop Celebrates 80th Year With Aganorsa Leaf Anniversary Cigar

Aganorsa Leaf Famous 80th Anniversary Cigar

A Limited Edition, 250-Box Run Is Added to Their Exclusive Cigar Lineup

​​Upon reaching their 80th-year milestone, Famous Smoke Shop, the nation's top retailer of premium handmade cigars online, has partnered with Aganorsa Leaf Cigars to release the second in an exclusive series of limited edition cigar selections; named Aganorsa Leaf Famous 80th Anniversary, this small batch, one-time release is available only through Famous Smoke Shop's retail store and website.

"Eighty years is a long time," said Famous Smoke Shop President and CEO, Arthur Zaretsky. "And Aganorsa Leaf makes great cigars. But the Famous family wouldn’t be where we are today without our customers – and with Aganorsa’s help, I’m able to share something special with them, to celebrate this event together. It’s a connoisseur’s cigar – but it’s very budget-friendly. I’m very happy with the result."

Famous Smoke Shop got its start in 1939 in New York City's upper Manhattan as a small cigar shop and luncheonette opened by Zaretsky's parents. Part of the “family business” from the beginning, Arthur has built Famous into a multi-million-dollar retailer of premium tobacco products and accessories.

“I consider Aganorsa Leaf to be among the best manufacturers in the business," said Nicole Patoki, Famous Smoke Shop Retail Store Manager. "Their attention to detail and consistency in crafting flavorful cigars have made them wildly popular in our shop and one of the fastest-growing boutique blends on the market. So I'm excited to be able to offer one of their cigars with our name on it."

Aganorsa Leaf has been a standard-bearer in Nicaraguan tobacco cultivation since 1996, growing and brokering their own crop, called Aganorsa Leaf. Their tobaccos have been sought out by many of the premium cigar industry’s top blenders -- but as time went on and their popularity grew, demand increased for an Aganorsa brand cigar of their own; they would eventually release their Casa Fernandez blends to market in 2008, crafted in Esteli, Nicaragua at the company’s TABSA factory. It’s here where Aganorsa Leaf Famous 80th Anniversary is made: a rich and full-bodied blend of Aganorsa’s proprietary Nicaraguan tobaccos beneath an oily, Mexican San Andres Maduro wrapper.

"For our 80th year, we wanted nothing short of perfection -- and Aganorsa helped us achieve that with this Famous 80th Anniversary cigar,” said Jim Charnley, Famous Smoke Shop Director of Purchasing and Merchandising. “When we discussed the details of making it, all we told Max Fernandez Pujals [who oversees cigar production at Aganorsa Leaf] was the cigar had to offer impeccable flavor and quality, and it had to be affordable – because that’s what Arthur’s family built the Famous Smoke Shop legacy on. Max’s group delivered on both fronts, and I'm blown away by how well the cigars turned out. Every expectation we had has been exceeded." Charnley added, "Only 250 boxes have been made. Some are already gone. And you’ll miss this rare gem entirely if you wait on it."

Cigar Information

Aganorsa Leaf Famous 80th Anniversary

Size: 6" x 52 Toro Box-Press (one size only)

Wrapper: Mexican San Andres Maduro

Binder: Proprietary blend of Nicaragua tobaccos

Filler: Proprietary blend of Nicaragua tobaccos

Presentation: Box of 10 cigars

Famous Retail Price: $89.99 per box of 10 cigars

Find out more information on the Aganorsa Leaf Famous 80th Anniversary here

About Famous Smoke Shop 

Celebrating its 80th year in business, Famous Smoke Shop is the nation’s #1 discount retailer of premium cigars online, offering one of the largest selections of handmade cigars, machine-made cigars, cigar humidors and accessories. Famous offers the web’s lowest prices on a wide selection of cigar brands, including Acid, Davidoff, Macanudo, Romeo y Julieta, Ashton, Padron, Oliva and Perdomo cigars and many more. Famous offers their customers the best prices on all premium cigars, as well as friendly and knowledgeable customer service.

Famous Smoke Shop
90 Mort Drive
Easton, PA 18040

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