Date: July 2019
Author: Inspector Z

Diplomáticos El Diputado released in Belgium and Luxembourg. This is the 2018 Edicion Regional for the two countries. Cubacigar Benelux released 100.000 cigars in this 5⅛x55 size. For reference, that’s the same size as the Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchill.

Ministry of Cigars Diplomaticos El Diputado released
photo credit Cubacigar Benelux

The cigars will be distributed to the Belgian and Luxembourg La Casa del Habano shops first. Next week, Habanos specialists in the countries will get their orders. Pricing is set at €16,20 in Luxembourg and €16,90 in Belgium.



Cubacigar Benelux

The cigars are distributed by Cubacigar Benelux. The distributor is currently awaiting a verdict in the lawsuit they started against the Dutch government. In the first few years of the Edicion Regional series, the company released cigars for the Benelux. In 2011, the first edition for just The Netherlands was launched, followed by several more. Those are called exclusive Paises Bajos. And the Belgian and Luxembourg markets got their own cigars as well under the Belux name Belux releases:

Belux releases:

La Gloria Cubana Belux No.1 – 2011 – 5½x52 – 35.000 cigars
Bolivar Poderosos – 2013 – 7⅛x54 – 50.000 cigars
Ramon Allones Robusto XXL – 2015 – 5⅞x54 – 50.000 cigars
El Rey del Mundo Choix du Roi – 2016 – 5⅛x55 – 90.000 cigars
Sancho Panza Grand Quixote – 2017 – 6⅜x52 – 100.000 cigars
Diplomatico El Diputado – 2018 – 5⅛x55 – 100.000 cigars

Paises Bajos releases:

El Rey del Mundo NL No.1 – 2011 – 4½x52 – 25.000 cigars
Ramon Allones Specially Selected Robusto Corto – 2013 – 4×50 – 50.000 cigars
Diplomaticos El Ambajador – 2015 – 5⅜x52 – 50.000 cigars
La Gloria Cubana Platinum Edition – 2016 – 5½x54 – 80.000 cigars
Por Larrañaga Gran Robusto – 2017 – 6¼x50 – 100.000 cigars

Benelux releases:

Ramon Allones Gran Robusto – 2007 – 6⅛x50 – 25.200 cigars
Ramon Allones Gran Robusto – 2008 rerelease – 6⅛x50 – 65.000 cigars
Bolivar Fabulosos – 2009 – 5⅜x52 – 65.000 cigars
Punch Punch Royal – 2009 – 5½x50 – 65.000 cigars
Fonseca No.4 – 2010 – 5×48 – 40.000 cigars
Juan Lopez Selección #3 – 2010 – 4⅜x52 – 40.000 cigars
Juan Lopez Don Juan – 2014 – 5⅜x52 – 75.000 cigars

The information of the previous Edicion Regional releases comes from Cuban Cigar Website

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