When you light up a Punch cigar, you're not only smoking a bold expression of the cigar maker's art, you're smoking history, for Punch is a legendary cigar with a rich history in Cuba as well as in England. Above all, this is the cigar with the taste that's true to its name.
The original Punch cigar was created in 1840 by a Cuban cigar manufacturer named Manuel Lopez. In an effort to attract the British market, he named the cigar after Mr. Punch, the cantankerous half of the Punch and Judy puppet shows, which also inspired the name of the famous British humor magazine.
Produced in Honduras for Villazon Company under the direction of a great Cuban cigar master, Frank Llaneza, Punch has been a leading premium brand ever since it was first imported from Honduras in 1969.Punch lives up to its name with a bold, full-bodied taste that appeals to men who follow their own instincts as opposed to following the crowd. The wrapper is a full-flavored leaf grown in Ecuador and the filler is a rich blend of Honduran, Nicaraguan and Dominican tobaccos.Not a conventional cigar, and probably not the first cigar for a new smoker to try, Punch is the straightforward, no-nonsense cigar it would have taken to bring a smile to the otherwise curmudgeonly face of Mr. Punch himself.
Even richer than a Punch cigar, a Punch Deluxe cigar delivers a complexity of subtle flavors to please even the most discerning smoker. In addition, the Punch Deluxe selections include several Maduro cigars. The original Punch cigar was created in 1840 by a Cuban cigar manufacturer named Manuel Lopez. Produced in Honduras for Villazon Company under the direction of a great Cuban cigar master, Frank Llaneza, Punch Deluxe was introduced in 1990 to keep pace with the growing sophistication of premium cigar smokers. It has developed a loyal following of its own ever since.Punch Deluxe is a complex, full-bodied cigar made with a rich blend of Honduran tobaccos and a robust wrapper grown in Ecuador from Sumatra seed. In addition, the Maduro versions of Punch Deluxe are made with the darkest Connecticut Broadleaf wrappers.When you sit back with a Punch Deluxe cigar, it compliments the choice you have made with an unsurpassed combination of flavor and finesse.
Punch Grand Cru is a smooth, mild- to medium-bodied cigar that rewards the experienced smoker with elegance. Just as a Punch Deluxe cigar can be compared to a hearty single-malt Scotch, a Punch Grand Cru can be likened to a fine liqueur.Following the successful introduction of Punch Deluxe in 1990, cigar master Frank Llaneza decided to create a counterpoint to that richest of Punch cigars. The result, Punch Grand Cru, was introduced four years later to give smokers another taste to enjoy within the Punch family.Often called the pride of the Punch line as well as the silkiest of Hondurans, Punch Grand Cru owes much of its smooth-smoking qualities to its elegant Connecticut Shade wrapper and its unique blend of super-premium Honduran tobaccos. In addition, the Maduro versions of Punch Grand Cru are made with the darkest Connecticut Broadleaf wrappers.Punch Grand Cru is a cigar to savor on those occasions when you can take all the time in the world to give it your undivided attention and appreciation.
Punch Rare Corojo is a rare cigar because its rich, reddish wrapper leaves can be grown only in limited quantities.When Punch Rare Corojo was introduced in a limited edition some years ago, the taste and aroma of the cigars was so exceptional, all of them were sold very quickly. Then, in the year 2001, Villazon cigar master Frank Llaneza began producing in small quantities, a new square-pressed version of the cigar that is even more robust than the original.Punch Rare Corojo cigars are made with extra rich, dark Sumatra wrapper leaves that are grown in the mountains of Ecuador. The filler is a rich blend of Honduran, Nicaraguan and Dominican tobaccos.If you want a Punch cigar with an extra kick to it, Punch Rare Corojo, in the distinctive red box, is the one for you.
When you light up a Punch Gran Puro cigar, you're smoking one of the finest examples of the Honduran cigar maker's art... an all-Honduran Puro cigar developed to bring out the best of the round, spicy flavors for which Honduran-made cigars have become famous. The Punch Gran Puro stays true to the Punch tradition of rich taste that's true to its name.Punch has been a leading premium brand from Villazon Company ever since it was first imported from Honduras in 1969. A Cuban cigar manufacturer named Manuel Lopez created the original Punch cigar in 1840. In an effort to attract the British market, he named the cigar after Mr. Punch, the cantankerous half of the Punch and Judy puppet shows, which also inspired the name of the famous British humor magazine. Punch Gran Puro, introduced in 2003, expresses the heritage of Mr. Punch with an elegant domed medallion on the box that features a classic illustration of Mr. Punch and his dog Toby.Punch Gran Puro is all-Honduran with an extra-dark, extra-bold Havana-seed wrapper developed exclusively for this cigar in the rich San Agustin Valley of Honduras. Both the wrapper and the binder leaves are sun-grown and carefully selected from the highest primings to ensure the cigars' special color and flavor. The result is the Puro of Puros -- a cigar impossible to imitate.A new experience in smoking, Punch Gran Puro is pure Honduran, a medium-full bodied, no-nonsense cigar that would have brought a smile to the otherwise curmudgeonly face of Mr. Punch himself