Limited Edition Prensado for North America. Well, just for the USA and Canada. Alec Bradley has released a 5½x56 Figurado of the price winning Prensado in a limited release of 15.000 cigars. It’s called Gran Belicoso.
The Alec Bradley Prensado Churchill scored a 96 for Cigar Aficionado. And with that score, they won the top 25 of 2011. Which helped the company break into the international markets.
The blend has Honduran and Nicaraguan fillers. The binder is Nicaraguan with a Honduran wrapper. There are six regular production vitolas. Those are 5⅝x46 Corona Gorda, a 5×50 Robusto, and a 6×54 Gran Toro. The Prensado also comes in 7×48 Churchill, 6⅛x52 Torpedo, and a 6×62 Double Toro. The cigars are made at Raices Cubanas in Danli, Honduras.
Ministry of Cigars reached out to Alec Bradley to see if other markets would get the limited edition as well. According to a spokesperson, Alec Bradley currently has no plans to release the cigars anywhere else. So it will be a Limited Edition Prensado for America and Canada only.