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Charter Oak by Foundation Cigars

Charter Oak by Foundation Cigars


The founder Nick Mellinio was born and raised in Connecticut, and he made this cigar in admiration of his homeland and to commemorate his grandfather. Charter oak ancient oak tree in Connecticut that stood for centuries witnessing historical events. The use of Connecticut leaf wrappers is significant because Mellinio’s grandfather was an exclusive smoker of Connecticut tobacco cigars.

There are two variants one is the blend of Connecticut shade leaf wrapper on Nicaraguan filler and Sumatran binder, and the other is a Connecticut broadleaf wrapper on Nicaraguan filler and binder and comes in five vitolas. Connecticut shade was selected as the best value cigar by CA in 2018.

  • Vitola


  • Length x Ring Gauge


  • Body (Strength)


  • Wrapper

    Connecticut Shade

  • Binder


  • Filler


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