After over 125 years in the business, Villiger has honed in on what makes an enjoyable cigar. In 1888 the company's patriarch, Jean Villiger, opened his first manufactory in Pfeffikon, Switzerland. A savvy businessman, innovation was always at the forefront of Jean's ventures. Acknowledging the displeasure of his customers due to bits of tobacco ending up in their mouths, a goose quill was placed on the end of the cigars which solved the problem. Today, Jean Villiger is known as the godfather of the tipped cigar. Over the years innovation continued and the company began to delve more so into the premium side of the cigar industry, which brings us to Villiger Colorado.
Villiger Colorado is a product of their rich and lengthy tradition. Hailing from the Dominican Republic and cloaked in a Colorado wrapper leaf grown in the fertile soils of Jalapa, Nicaragua, this is a timeless medium-bodied cigar. Continuing to strive for innovativeness, Villiger Colorado, while feeling firm in the hand, features a dual binder from Ometepe and Esteli. Its profile reveals nuances of oak, spice, and leather, pairing wonderfully with a dark rum or a porter, this Is a blend to keep on your radar.