Quai d'Orsay Cuban Cigars - Models, Tasting Notes & Ratings

Name: Quai d'Orsay
Year Founded: 1973
Strength: Light to Medium
Filler Used: Long
Flavour Profile: Vegetal
Information last updated on Wednesday, 2nd March 2016.

Regular Production

Discontinued

Regional Edition

Current Production

Quai d'Orsay Coronas Claro

An under the radar Corona. The Quai d'Orsay Coronas Claro is a light, easy going cigar with notes of honey, vanilla and cream, mixed with a spicy Cubanesque twang.

Usually referred to as the Quai d'Orsay Coronas, the actual name of the cigar is Coronas Claro. Along with the Montecristo Coronas and Bolivar Tubos No. 1, the Coronas Claro is one of only three Corona sized cigars in regular production.

Cigar Name: Coronas Claro
Size: Corona
Factory Vitola: Coronas
Ring Gauge: 42
Length (mm): 142mm

Status: Currently Available.
Information last updated on Saturday, 24th October 2015.

Quai d'Orsay Imperiales

Cigar Name: Imperiales
Size: Churchill
Factory Vitola: Julieta No. 2
Ring Gauge: 47
Length (mm): 178mm

Status: Currently Available.
Information last updated on Sunday, 6th July 2014.

Discontinued

Quai d'Orsay Panetelas

Cigar Name: Panetelas
Size: Slim Panatela
Factory Vitola: Ninfas
Ring Gauge: 33
Length (mm): 178mm
Year Released: 1974
Status: Officially Discontinued.
Information last updated on Sunday, 6th July 2014.

Regional Edition

Quai d'Orsay Robusto Embajador - French flag French Regional Edition

Cigar Name: Robusto Embajador
Size: Petit Robusto
Factory Vitola: Mágicos
Ring Gauge: 52
Length (mm): 115mm
Year Released: 2011
Status: Currently Available.
Packaging Type: Semi Boite Nature of 10
Launch Year: 2011
Number Produced: 1000
Information last updated on Wednesday, 12th February 2014.
Quay D'Orsay Robusto Embajador - 2011 French Regional Edition

Quai d'Orsay Superiores - Asia Pacific flag Asia Pacific Regional Edition

As of August 2014, Pacific Cigar Company have stated that they have ran out of stocks of the Superiores.

Cigar Name: Superiores
Size: Robusto
Factory Vitola: Robustos
Ring Gauge: 50
Length (mm): 124mm
Year Released: 2011
Status: Currently Available.
Packaging Type: Semi Boite Nature of 10
Launch Year: 2011
Information last updated on Friday, 8th August 2014.

Quai d'Orsay Belicoso Royal - French flag French Regional Edition

Quai d'Orsey Belicosos Royal - 2013 French Regional Edition.

News of both the Belicoso Royal and Juan López Minutos first appeared in the French Magazine L'Amateur de Cigare. I first covered this in a news item back in the end of September, 2013.

The Belicoso Royal was finally released in the middle of January 2014, and is currently retailing at around €15 a piece.

Cigar Name: Belicoso Royal
Size: Petit Belicosos
Factory Vitola: Petit Belicoso
Ring Gauge: 52
Length (mm): 125mm
Year Released: 2013
Status: Currently Available.
Information last updated on Monday, 23rd June 2014.
Quai d'Orsay Belicosos Royal - 2013 French Regional Edition. Quai d'Orsay Belicosos Royal - 2013 French Regional Edition.
A closed box of Quai d'Orsay Belicosos Royal - 2013 French Regional Edition. An open box of Quai d'Orsay Belicosos Royal - 2013 French Regional Edition.

Edición Regional 2016

Quai d'Orsay Robusto Diplomatico - French flag French Regional Edition

The 2015 French Regional Edition, the Quai d'Orsay Robusto Diplomatico was officially launched at the Cuban Embassy in Paris on Thursday, 26th of November 2015. European Cigar Magazine, CigarJournal covered the launch event on their webpage here. The Robusto Diplomatico follows the tradition of previous French Regional Editions, as many of the releases are from the Quai d'Orsay brand.

Cigar Name: Robusto Diplomatico
Size: Corona Extra
Factory Vitola: Hermosos No. 4
Ring Gauge: 48
Length (mm): 127mm
Year Released: 2015
Status: Currently Available.
Packaging Type: Wood Box of 10
Launch Year: 2015
Number Produced: 7000
Information last updated on Wednesday, 2nd March 2016.
Quai d'Orsay Robusto Diplomatico - 2015 French Regional Release. Quai d'Orsay Robusto Diplomatico - 2015 French Regional Release.

Quai d'Orsay Secreto Cubano

Cigar Name: Secreto Cubano
Size: Petit Corona
Factory Vitola: Secretos
Ring Gauge: 40
Length (mm): 110mm
Year Released: 2016
Status: Announced, not yet available.
Information last updated on Wednesday, 2nd March 2016.