The Dominican Republic was one of the first countries in which Nicotiana tabacum was cultivated by Europeans & is home to some of the richest, most fertile soils in the world. In particular, the Cibao Valley which follows along the Yaque river between the mountain ranges of north west Santiago

  • Piloto Cubano – This sun grown plant is grown for filler with leaves culled to be used as binders. With a rich, intense flavour, it is regarded by most as the Dominican’s best black tobacco & is prized for its sweet aroma. It serves as a key component in many of the worlds handmade cigar blends