Tampa, FL – March 7, 2011 – Cigar icon Avo Uvezian is celebrating his 86th birthday with the release of his Limited Edition Anniversary Cigar, “La Trompeta.” The “86th Anniversary” marks the twelfth annual limited edition release from AVO Cigars, a tradition the legendary cigar composer started to commemorate his 75th birthday.
The new AVO Limited Edition 2012 – ‘La Trompeta’ is a dedication to the Jazz musician and aficionado on his 86th birthday, a coronation of his lifetime work. Decades of Avo Uvezian’s work and passion are united in every single cigar, as well as tradition and established knowledge of the tobacco master, Hendrik Kelner.
Through the subtle balanced Ligero tobaccos and the add-on of Peruvian Seco from exquisite tobacco fields, this special vintage is a medium to full- bodied cigar with complex notes in the aftertaste. The beautiful, slightly oily Ecuador Special Sun Grown wrapper “Seleccion 702” awards this cigar an indescribable spicy and balanced, multi-faceted experience. This cigar converts our thoughts in dreams.
A dark brown lacquered box with rounded edges is covered with a stylish black print of the “Avo silhouette” as a cigar aficionado Avo, as the musician with his trumpet, is radiantly printed with gold foil in the background.
“La Trompeta” presents itself in a majestic and charming cigar format – a brilliant 6 ½ x 54 “Piramide”– the addition of a special feature to pay homage to the jazz trumpet, three small circular cigar leaf cut-outs are placed on the wrapper leaf to resemble “trumpet keys” – limited to 100,000 cigars worldwide with 50,000 cigars for the US market.
“La Trompeta” will be available on March 26th at Select Merchants with a retail price of $15.50 taxes not included.
“La Trompeta” in the US first, in May he will travel on tour through Germany and Switzerland.
2012 AVO 86th Anniversary Cigar Dinner Tour
Davidoff of Geneva @ The Grand Havana Room, New York, NY March 22, 2012
Corona Cigar Company, Orlando, FL March 24, 2012
Maduro’s Cigar, Sarasota, FL March 29, 2012
Tinder box, Charlotte, NC April 5, 2012
Two Guys Smoke Shop, Nashua, NH April 11, 2012
AVO Lounge @ The Smoke Ring, Sugarland, TX April 18, 2012
AVO Lounge @ Club Humidor, San Antonio, TX April 19, 2012
Straus Tobacconist @ Montgomery Inn, Cincinnati, OH April 25, 2012
The Cigar House, Old San Juan, PR June 21, 2012