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Highclere Castle Nicaraguan Toro - Single

Light - Medium
Ring Gauge: 52
Length: 6
Rolled In: Nicaragua
Filler: Nicaragua
Binder: Nicaragua
Wrapper: Nicaragua
In stock - ready to ship

Highclere Castle Cigar was meticulously crafted by master blender, Nicholas Melillo, inspired by the style and flavour profile of cigars imported by the earlier Earls of Carnarvon to Highclere Castle at the turn of the 19th century.

The result is a hand-rolled cigar from Estelí, Nicaragua, using the best Connecticut Shade wrapper available. The filler includes both Criollo and Corojo from the volcanic soils of Jalapa and the island of Ometepe. For the binder, the ancient Mata Fina, a carefully selected dark tobacco from Brazil, is used to tie the flavours together. Our special blend is finalized with our very own exclusive hybrid seed that we have named Nicadán, whose flavour is reminiscent of tobacco leaf from a bygone era.

The resulting smoke is silky smooth, exceptionally creamy with a lite peppery profile. Close your eyes and you’ll get a nose of fireplace and leather books that brings you right to Highclere Castle’s library. Subtle, sweet notes lend themselves well to hints of citrus and the finish is elegantly clean.

We control each step of the production process starting with carefully selecting the tobacco, monitoring the weather and growths year to year, and managing the rolling process. Even our boxes are handmade from sustainably grown cedar logs grown on Nicaragua’s east coast at our friend Pedro’s family business, also located in Esteli.



UK delivery - we use Royal Mail which normally arrives the next working day if you order before 2pm, although this is not guaranteed. To guarantee that your order does arrive by 1pm the next day please call the shop on 01159 110555 to arrange. Your order will be then sent out by Special Delivery. There will be a small extra additional charge for this service. The standard delivery cost is shown in the basket page and in the checkout.


Overseas - select your country in the cart to see the delivery cost (unfortunately we're not allowed to send tobacco products to the USA).


Click and collect from our Nottingham shop. Select click and colllect in the checkout to save the delivery cost, pay online prices (which can sometimes be lower) and check your items are available before heading into town.


Pre delivery check - we check all cigars before they are sent out. Loose cigars are packaged in a humi-pouch designed to ensure they arrive in perfect condition. Packets of cigars are opened to check that the cigars are in the correct condition, re-sealed then sent using a special padded envelope.


No hassle returns - just call us on 0115 911 0555 within 30 days to arrange


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