Vuelta Abajo


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Vuelta Abajo

(vwĕl'tä äbä`hō) or

Vueltabajo

(vwĕl'täbä`hō), district, c.90 mi (140 km) long and c.10 mi (16 km) wide, Pinar del Rio prov., W Cuba, along the southern piedmont of the Órganos Mts. Famous for the fine quality of its tobacco, which is some of the world's best, Vuelta Abajo supplies a large proportion of the total Cuban crop.

Vuelta Abajo

a region of W Cuba: famous for its tobacco
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Earlier this year, torrential rains in four tobaccogrowing municipalities of Vuelta Abajo in the province of Pinar del Rfo forced farmers to plant the fields three times.
Sun-drenched plantations in the humid, western Pinar Del Rio Province, especially in its famed Vuelta Abajo fields, have made Cuban cigars famous for centuries.
THE PREMIUM tobacco growing area is the Vuelta Abajo region (NOTE--SPELLING IS CORRECT), where Habanos sources most of its tobacco, using the best for Cohiba.
After intense scientific analysis and study, we have cultivated and planted seed in a valley whose soil, sun and drainage characteristics duplicate those of the Vuelta Abajo, Cuba's most renowned growing region for premium cigar wrappers.