Our Partners - Avo Cigars
Greetings, cigar aficionado! This time around, our cigar of the month club spotlights one of our esteemed partners, Avo Cigars. A name synonymous with excellence, Avo Cigars shares our vision at My Cigar Pack about being the leading cigar club. This partnership ensures our members get exclusive access to high-quality Avo Cigars.
This is the congregation between an illustrious musician passionate about cigars and one of the most attentive-to-detail companies in the industry. Davidoff USA and Avo Uvezian preyed distinction and superbness until they were able to develop a profile worthy of branding. Avo Cigars has attained the love of a challenging crowd through the creation of impeccable blend after blend.
With our commitment to providing our customers with only the finest, My Cigar Pack leaves no stone unturned in sourcing cigars renowned for our unique flavors and exquisite craftsmanship. Simply put, our mission ensures that you, as customers, only experience the best of the best.
Avo Cigars - Birth and Development
Who started Avo Cigars? Avo Uvezian.
Back in the day, Uvezian had a close acquaintance in Geneva who introduced him to Henrik Kelner. Kelner had recently inaugurated his own cigar factory in the Dominican Republic, after garnering several years of experience with a government tobacco company. In 1987, Uvezian's debut cigars, crafted with Kelner's expertise, hit the market under the Bolero label in San Juan, eventually being sold as Avo in New York City. This high-end brand was originally conceived to grace the shelves of the prestigious Davidoff shop.
The ushers of Avo in the United States came in 1988. The brand was somewhat a trendsetter of the era. It embodied the quintessence of a full-bodied blend, masterfully paired with a selection of Connecticut shade wrappers that came in numerous shades from ‘Claro’ to ‘Colorado’. Moreover, the cigars came beautifully encased in a cedar cabinet-style box and free of cellophane. Making a unique statement was the packaging itself, featuring avant-garde original artwork.
Avo Uvezian had to rename his cigar line to Avo, due to a naming conflict with another cigar manufacturer already owning rights to the name Bolero. The design for Avo's cigar packaging was influenced by the aesthetic of the cigars made for Knockando single malt whisky and Absolut Vodka.
Even today, there's a slight resemblance between Avo's packaging and the design of the now-discontinued Knockando cigar brand. Uvezian had developed a strong friendship with Michel Roux, the marketing guru for Absolut in the United States. Roux was instrumental in encouraging Uvezian to focus on creating a premium product for the high-end consumer. Roux's advice was simple, yet powerful: strive to deliver the highest quality product, choose eye-catching packaging, and pay your supplier generously and fairly.
The triumph of the brand attests to Uvezian's successful execution of his plan. Even though many premium cigar brands have seen rapid growth in the U.S. market, very few can rival the exponential expansion of Avo. This brand emerged as one of the first boutique premium brands to become a colossal success story at the onset of the cigar boom in the U.S. From an initial production of approximately 5,000 cigars in 1987, Uvezian was able to achieve a surprising number of 3.2 million cigars in 1997. Surely, a commendable achievement for ten years of diligent work. By this time, Avo already had the recognition and the position of being among the best.
Best Avo Cigars & Avo Cigars Price
Among the best Avo cigars, we can highlight the following:
Avo Heritage - $169.99
The AVO Heritage is a medium to full-bodied blend that pays tribute to the farmers, blenders, and rollers responsible for making AVO one of the industrys premier brands. It features Cuban-seed Dominican long fillers, a mellow Dominican binder and gorgeous Cuban-seed sun grown Ecuadorian wrapper generate a welcome complexity. Delicious notes of cedar wood, toasted nuts and earthy chocolate flawlessly combine with a white pepper-accented smoke for an unbelievable burst of captivating flavors.
AVO Improvisation LE 2019 - $284.99
The AVO Improvisation LE 2019 is a medium to full-bodied cigar. The 7th installment of the renowned Improvisation Series, the Improvisation LE 2019 features a crisp, dark brown Ecuadorian wrapper, a Dominican binder and a filler blend from the Dominican Republic and Peru. The cigar delivers a blast of flavor throughout the whole smoking experience, offering up notes of oak, sweet cedar, cream, and spice.
AVO Regional East Edition - $109.99
The AVO Regional East Edition is a medium-bodied cigar handmade in the Dominican Republic at the Cigars Davidoff factory. This East Coast-exclusive features an Ecuadorian wrapper, Dominican binder and Dominican/Nicaraguan fillers. The East Editions sweet and creamy aroma is consistent to the very last puff, delivering notes of caramel, coffee and cedar.
AVO Syncro Nicaragua - $189.99
AVO Syncro Nicaragua is AVO’s first box-pressed cigar, and the first in its portfolio to use nutrient-rich tobacco from the black volcanic soils of Ometepe, Nicaragua. Coming dressed in an oily, dark, Ecuador Connecticut wrapper concealing a Dominican binder and Nicaraguan, Dominican, and Peruvian Olancho long-fillers, AVO Syncro Nicaragua makes its presence known immediately. You can expect a flavorful kick of spice and pepper before the this medium to full-bodied cigar settles into notes of cream, leather, and cedar.
AVO Syncro Nicaragua Fogata - $189.99
The Avo Syncro Fogata is an intense yet perfectly smooth and balanced cigar. The wrapper is a beautiful Habano 2000, the binder is San Andres Negro, and the filler consists of aged Dominican tobaccos along with prime Nicaraguan leaves from the famous growing regions Estelí and Condega. From the beginning one is greeted with a wildly exotic flavor profile, notes coffee, salt, cedar wood, citrus and sweetness are alluring and compliment the overall intensity.
AVO Syncro Ritmo - $209.99
Produced in the Dominican Republic, the AVO Syncro Ritmo is a medium to full-bodied cigar with tobaccos from practically every cigar country featured inside. It features an Ecuadorian wrapper, Mexican binder and the filler blend is an astounding five ingredient cocktail of Nicaraguan, Peruvian, Brazilian, Honduran, and Dominican tobaccos. This cigar features a mixture of flavors such as sweet coffee, roasted nuts, charred oak, and slight chocolate, its experience you’ll savor time and time again.
AVO XO - $219.99
The AVO XO presents a solid medium-bodied profile, consisting of an Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper over Dominican binder and filler. The AVO XO delivers notes of wood, cream, and black pepper. Complementing these flavors are subtle notes of grass and nut.
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