December 22, 2021

Punch Short de Punch, will be presented exclusively by Intertabak AG next July 12th in Switzerland.

The historic Habanos brand created in the XIX century, Punch, incorporates for the first time the 50 ring gauge in its portfolio, being the thickest of the brand.

La Habana | July 10th 2019

Habanos S.A., through its exclusive distributor for Switzerland, Intertabak AG, will present in world premiere the new vitola of Punch brand, Short de Punch (50 ring gauge x 120 mm in length). With this release, Punch incorporates for the first time the 50 ring gauge in its portfolio, thus expanding the brand’s vitolario.

Short de Punch is presented in the Semi Boîte Nature (SBN) case with 10 Habanos made “Totalmente a Mano con Tripa Larga“-Totally  Handmande with Long Filler, following a careful selection of the wrapper, filler and binder leaves from the Vuelta Abajo*, in Cuba*, one of the most recognized worldwide.

Punch Short de Punch presentation will take place on the 12th July at the Hotel Storchen of Zurich, Switzerland. The event will have around 250 guests who will have the privilege of knowing and delighting this new Punch vitola, with a thick gauge and a faster smoke, but with the brand’s characteristic flavour.

Short de Punch is a new trend vitola with unique dimensions within the brand. Punch, as a brand has been used in Regional Editions for different markets, with a great acceptance by Habanos enthusiasts and fans. This vitola, with a 50 ring gauge x 120 mm in length, offers a new option for those who prefer thick-gauge Habanos, this being the first  50 ring gauge to be incorporated within the brand.

On the other hand, the Punch brand, which was born in the XIX century, is one of the oldest Habanos brands. It was created by Don Manuel Lopez de Juan Valle, with the intention of entering the English market. For this reason, the brand owes its name to a humoristic publication that was trendy at that time in England, Mr. Punch.

Intertabak AG was established in 1995 and based in Pratteln – Switzerland. It is exclusive distributor for Habanos, S.A. for Switzerland and Liechtenstein. It has 3 Casas del Habano, 20 Habanos Specialists, 70 Habanos Points and 12 Habanos Lounge & Terrace, a total of 335 specialized points of sales.