El Gueguense Cigars

El Gueguense is the debut cigar from Foundation Cigar Company, making its first appearance in 2015. Led by Nicholas Melillo (formerly of Drew Estate), Foundation Cigar Co. produces El Gueguense in Esteli, Nicaragua at the Tabacos Valle De Jalapa S.A factory and is known for its diverse mix of Nicaraguan tobaccos including a variety of Corojo and Criollo wrappers from Jalapa and Esteli. 'El Gueguense' translates into 'The Wise Man' in Nicaraguan slang, and picking up this cigar sure is wise indeed.

El Gueguense

El Gueguense (pronounced Way-Wen-Say) is the first cigar released by Foundation Cigar Company after founder Nick Melillo left Drew Estate to start his own venture. The cigar is a Nicaraguan puro made in Nicaragua and the unusual name comes from a satirical folkloric character El Gueguense or "Wise Man".
  • Cigar Origin
    Nicaragua
  • Strength
    Medium
  • Wrapper Color
    Colorado
  • Wrapper
    Nicaraguan
  • Binder
    Jalapa
  • Filler
    Jalapa
    Esteli
  • Rolled by
    Handmade
  • Manufacturer
    The Foundation Cigar Co.
Corona Extra, Medium, Colorado, from Nicaragua
El Gueguense Corona Gorda 55/8 * 46
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El Gueguense Robusto 51/2 * 50
Founder and owner of Foundation Cigar Company Nicholas Melillo created the El Gueguense Robusto, a medium to full-strength premium cigar, to honor the people, culture, and land of Nicaragua. A Nicaraguan puro, the El Gueguense sports a rustic, red-hued Colorado wrapper with a Jalapa binder and filler tobaccos from Jalapa and Esteli, two of Nicaragua’s top-tobacco producing regions. Handmade in Nicaragua, the El Gueguense exudes a memorable and flavorful profile consisting of cedar with hints of sweetness.
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Toro, Medium, Colorado, from Nicaragua
El Gueguense Toro Huaco 6 * 56
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El Gueguense 5 Year Aniversario

To celebrate the fifth anniversary of Foundation Cigars and the launch of the El Gueguense cigar, master blender and founder Nick Melillo created the El Gueguense 5 Year Aniversario. Expertly handmade at the Aganorsa Leaf factory in Nicaragua, the blend for this limited-edition stick uses a completely different blend than the original, which was a Nicaraguan puro. The El Guegunese 5 Year Aniversario sports a Nicaraguan Corojo ‘99 wrapper placed over a Mexican San Andres binder and a filler composed of premium tobaccos from Esteli and Jalapa, Nicaragua. The cigars are placed in a collector’s edition wooden box designed by Foundation’s art director Thief Operandi.
  • Cigar Origin
    Nicaragua
  • Strength
    Medium
  • Wrapper Color
    Colorado Maduro
  • Wrapper
    Nicaraguan Corojo
  • Binder
    Mexican San Andres
  • Filler
    Jalapa
    Esteli
  • Rolled by
    Handmade
  • Manufacturer
    Aganorsa
Perfecto, Medium, Colorado Maduro, from Nicaragua
El Gueguense 5 Year Aniversario Perfecto 43/4 * 60
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The Wise Man Maduro

Foundation Cigar Company has released the maduro version of their popular El Gueguense cigar, this time featuring a dark and toothy Mexican San Andres wrapper covering the Nicaraguan binder and filler. This full-bodied offering contains delicious notes of chocolate, espresso, leather and pepper for a complex and satisfying experience few can match.
  • Cigar Origin
    Nicaragua
  • Strength
    Full
  • Wrapper Color
    Maduro
  • Wrapper
    Mexican San Andres Maduro
  • Binder
    Corojo
  • Filler
    Nicaragua
  • Rolled by
    Handmade
  • Manufacturer
    Aganorsa
The Wise Man Maduro Corona Gorda 55/8 * 46
The Wise Man Maduro Corona Gorda is a medium-strength stick that is packed with flavor. An oily Mexican San Andres wrapper surrounds the Wise Man Maduro's Nicaraguan binder and filler. Notes of espresso, pepper, and cacao serve to give the Wise Man Maduro its full-bodied profile.
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Long Panatela, Medium, Maduro, from Nicaragua
The Wise Man Maduro Lancero 71/2 * 40
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Robusto, Full, Maduro, from Nicaragua
The Wise Man Maduro Robusto 51/2 * 50
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Toro, Full, Maduro, from Nicaragua
The Wise Man Maduro Toro Huaco 6 * 56
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Box of 25$305.00
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Darius   Would you happen to sell cigar boxes like this ?
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  • NeptuneCigar.com  We sell assortments of empty boxes. They are random and boxes like this may be included in the assortment. Copy and paste this link into your browser to purchase an assortment of wooden empty boxes: https://www.neptunecigar.com/empty-cigar-boxes/wooden-empty-cigar-box-pack-of-10
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Rafi  Can I still get these dying for a box!
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Angel  Are you guys going to have the box available any time soon?
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J. Pitts  Have you guys stocked these yet? Or have they already sold out?
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Anonymous  Hi how much would be the estimated shipping cost for 4 of these cigars to the UK using Priority Mail? Thanks.
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Per  Hi, how does backorder work to Sweden? Do you hold the whole order until its complete or do you ship backorder item(s) afterward? In the later case, will shipping fee be charge to the backorder items?
Posted 7/19/2019   
  • NeptuneCigar.com  Hello, for international shipments, we typically hold the order to send it in 1 parcel. We can of course split the shipment at the buyer's request, but postage fees may apply.
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