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Lunar Pre-Launch Event 2/10 with Omar de Frias

Time for the second pre-launch event today at 4:00 pm
@tobaccology with Omar de Frias

Join Omar as he shares stories and cigars. Get ready to enjoy Lunar Cameroon, Connecticut, and the limited edition Dominican puro.

#FratelloLunar #PCAseason #FratelloMoment

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Fratello Navetta Rated 90 by Cigar Snob

Cigar Snob Magazine, renowned for its discerning taste and expert evaluations, has given a remarkable rating of 90 to the Fratello Navetta. This recognition highlights the Navetta, which translates to “shuttle” in Italian, pays homage to Omar’s time in NASA.

The Navetta originally debuted in 2017 at the IPCPR Convention and Trade Show. It is called the Navetta, which is Italian for shuttle, and is now available in three sizes – each named after a NASA space shuttle.

About the Cigar:

  • Cigar: Fratello Navetta Atlantis
  • Country of Origin: Nicaragua
  • Factory: Fabrica de Tabacos Joya de Nicaragua S.A.
  • Wrapper: Ecuadorian Oscuro
  • Binder: Dominican Republic
  • Filler: Nicaragua
  • Length: 6 1/4 Inches
  • Ring Gauge: 52
  • Vitola: Torpedo
  • MSRP: $15 (Boxes of 20)
  • Release Date: October 2, 2017
  • Number of Cigars Released: Regular Production

Previously rated 92 by Halfwheel:

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Unboxing the Fratello Lunar LE Humidor

The Lunar holds deep significance as a commemorative cigar tied to Intuitive Machines’ mission within NASA’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services initiative. Intuitive Machines, led by Steve Altemus, has been awarded contracts for three lunar missions. Their Nova-C lunar lander will transport scientific and technological payloads to the Moon’s surface, paving the way for future human exploration. This collaboration between Fratello Cigars and Intuitive Machines represents a fusion of artistic craftsmanship and scientific innovation, capturing the spirit of human achievement.
Omar de Frias, the Founder of Fratello Cigars, expressed his honor and excitement in being a part of this historic moment. The Lunar represents the culmination of a special collaboration initiated by Steve Altemus to commemorate Intuitive Machines’ momentous launch. With the Fratello brand now reaching the Moon, it symbolizes a triumph for Fratello fans worldwide. The celebratory tradition of enjoying a premium cigar after successful missions, a custom upheld during Omar de Frias’ 12-year tenure at NASA, continues with The Lunar as the ultimate celebratory cigar.
For more info, see Our Cigars page.

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Fratello Cigars Shines at PCA 2023: Lunar Series Takes Center Stage

Fratello Lunar Humidor
Fratello Lunar Humidor

Hey Fratpack and fellow cigar enthusiasts! We’ve got some exciting news from PCA 2023. First off, our Lunar Series stole the show and received an incredible response. We wanted to give it the spotlight it deserves as our de facto 10th anniversary release. We’re thrilled to celebrate this milestone with captivating and unique cigars that will surely impress.

Our booth at PCA was designed to immerse visitors in the Fratello experience. We embraced an open-concept approach, allowing everyone to explore our brand fully. While the lack of distinct booth boundaries was a challenge, we aimed to create a seamless and inviting environment. Oh, and did we mention the interesting addition of rum at our booth? It added an extra touch of enjoyment to the whole experience.

Now, let’s talk about the stars of the show—the cigars! The Fratello Sorella Toro is now available as a standalone option in the U.S. market. This elegant cigar with an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper and a blend of Dominican and Nicaraguan fillers is a must-try at just $11.50 per stick.

Our Lunar Series, including The Lunar Cameroon and The Lunar Connecticut, has captivated enthusiasts since its release. Crafted at La Aurora Cigar Factory, these regular production gems offer unique flavor profiles to suit different palates. Priced at $14-15 per stick, they deliver an incredible smoking experience.

Last but not least, our Fratello Lunar Limited Edition Humidor stole the spotlight. Inspired by our NASA connection, this humidor replicates a spacecraft and represents our shared love for exploration.

We want to thank our loyal fans for their continued support and enthusiasm. We’re excited about the success of PCA 2023 and can’t wait for you to experience our latest offerings. Stay tuned for more exceptional cigars and unforgettable moments with Fratello!

For more info, see Cigars page and the halfwheel article by Charlie Minato: