Gurkha Gives Back, 125th Anniversary & Ghost News
Gurkha Press Release
Miami, Florida – August 30, 2012 Gurkha Cigars is a loyal supporter of the Eric Trump Foundation, a non-profit charity dedicated to improving the lives of children battling life-threatening medical conditions. Working in close conjunction with St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in New York, the Trump Foundation are committed to finding advance cures, research, treatment for children in need.
“It’s an honor and a privilege to support such a worthy cause and giving back has always been a big part of the Gurkha ethos,” said Kaizad Hansotia, Chairman of Gurkha Cigar Group.
Gurkha will also be supporting the Building Lives Foundation benefit concert next month in Nashville, TN featuring 3 time Grammy and 2 time American Music Award winners 3 Doors Down! Building Lives is a non-profit organization committed to assisting war veterans rebuild their lives. Tickets can be purchased through the Sound Kitchen Studios website.
Gurkha Cigars proudly support many other charities and organizations around the world, including the Wounded Warrior project, whose mission is raise awareness and help injured service members, and Operation-Shanti an organization focused on helping the poorest and neediest children and elderly with the basic human needs: food, shelter, medical services and educational assistance.
In honor and commemoration of its 125th Anniversary in 2012, Gurkha is proud to bring you the dignified Gurkha 125th Anniversary Edition cigar. This cigar was extremely well received at the brands launch during this year’s IPCPR trade show in Orlando, FL.
The 125th Anniversary blend has uses a complex blend of tobaccos featuring an oily Cubra, Habano wrapper, accompanied by an Ecuadorian, Habano binder and a complex combination of Nicaraguan, Brazilian and Dominican fillers. This intriguing medium bodied cigar encompasses a very smooth and complex taste profile, with flavorful notes of rich tobacco and subtle hints of sweet spice, vanilla and chestnut. The packaging is worthy of another Gurkha masterpiece with each box being hand-carved using the finest mango wood and finished with exquisite brass fittings. Available sizes: 5 x 52 Robusto, 6 x 54 Rothchild, 6.5 x 54 Torpedo, 6 x 60 XO.
The Gurkha Ghost will soon be appearing at a cigar store near you! Along with the 125th Anniversary, this cigar was launched at the recent IPCPR trade Show in Orlando, FL. Ghost is a sleek and alluring cigar, showcasing a dark Brazilian, Arapiraka Maduro wrapper, complemented by an aged Dominican Criollo 98’ binder and carefully selected Dominican and Nicaraguan fillers. This is a rich, medium bodied cigar with a multi-layered flavor profile providing sweet and earthy undertones tones with lingering flavors of cocoa and cinnamon.
The Ghost band artwork features a detailed design, incorporating a unique holographic foil pattern, using state of the art printing techniques. Ghost will be available in 4 sizes: 5 x 52 Shadow, 6 x 54 Asura, 6 x 52 Angel Torpedo (Tubo) and 6 x 60 Exorcist and will be appearing at cigar stores nationwide this October!