Handmade in Santiago, Dominican Republic
Wrapper: Ecuador, USA/Connecticut
Binder: Dominican Republic
Filler: Dominican Republic
"Robert Levin of Holt's Tobacconist of Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania set out to create a great cigar in 1985...and he succeeded.
Ashton cigars are manufactured without compromise, blending six tobaccos:
Dominican filler and Dominican-grown, Cuban-seed binder leaves with perfect
shade-grown wrapper leaves from the Connecticut Valley, The maduro
wrappers are longer-aged Connecticut Broadleaf. The unique range of sizes
includes three large perfecto-shaped cigars-tapered at both ends-in the Cabinet
The Virgin Sun Grown series was introduced in 1999 and brings a
full-bodied taste to the Ashton line. It features an Ecuadorian-grown
wrapper with extra ligero leaf in the blend for the maximum in flavor. The
all-box-pressed series is offered in elegant boxes. 24."
Perelman's Pocket Cylcopedia of Cigars 2002