La Palina releases the second Goldie from the La Palina Collection: The Goldie Laguito No.5


La Palina releases the second Goldie from the La Palina Collection: The Goldie Laguito No.5

Goldie Drell Paley, the namesake of La Palina cigars, was the wife of Samuel Paley, whofounded the company in 1896. Bill Paley, Sam’s grandson and current owner, created The LaPalina Collection Goldie to celebrate the history, contributions and accomplishments of  women in the cigar industry. Bill is proud to present the initial release of the new Goldie inlate May, with a second release in August of 2013. The La Palina Collection Goldie LaguitoNo.5 will be limited to 2500 numbered boxes.
Produced at the El Titan de Bronze factory in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, theGoldie is made under the supervision of owner Sandra Cobas. The La Palina Goldie LaguitoNo.5 will be a 5
⅝ x 54 cigar and presented in boxes of 10.
Master roller Maria Sierra, who will have signed each numbered box, rolled the entire LaPalina Collection Goldie Laguito No.5 release. Maria was one of the first women trained toroll cigars in Cuba. Her historic 32 year career at Villa El Laguito began July 22, 1967. Mariais a 95 rated, category 9 roller trained by Fidel Castro’s personal roller Eduardo RiveraIrizarri, as well as Avelino Lara, the creator of the legendary Cohiba blend.
Each cigar is finished in the traditional Laguito style with a fan cap, exclusively taught torollers at Villa El Laguito. The Goldie is blended with the prized Medio Tiempo leaf, foundon only 10% of tobacco plants.
The La Palina Collection Goldie Laguito No.5 embodies the tradition, expertise and passionof women in the cigar industry.

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