Ashton Cigars VSG Robusto
- Size: 5 1/2 x 50
- Strength: Full Bodied
In 1999, Ashton launches the legendary Ashton Virgin Sun Grown (VSG). One of the first full-bodied cigars to hit the market, Ashton VSG is greeted with immediate and overwhelming success. To this day, Ashton VSG continues its 15-year reign as one of the “Top 5” most sought-after cigars in the world.
A private estate in Ecuador furnishes the proprietary wrapper of Ashton Virgin Sun Grown from high-grade Sumatra seeds. The region’s natural cloud cover serves as a delicate sunlight filter, slowly maturing the highest primings. Four- to five-year-aged Dominican tobaccos procured from the most fertile plants underscore a powerful cedar and espresso flavor against a vibrant, dark chocolate expanse. Prepare to ponder something serious, Ashton Virgin Sun Grown is the original declaration of bold, balanced determination.
About Ashton Cigars
Ashton is one of the world’s premier luxury cigar brands. Handcrafted in the Dominican Republic, Ashton cigars are made to the highest quality standards using only the finest aged tobaccos. With an infinite commitment to quality, consistency and excellence, Ashton is celebrated worldwide for the very finest in premium cigars.
Founded in 1985 by Robert Levin, Ashton Distributors, Inc. is family-owned and operated with headquarters in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Ashton tradition is rooted in the company’s unparalleled commitment to quality and consumer satisfaction. Handmade in the Dominican Republic in the legendary Tabacalera A. Fuente factory, Ashton cigars utilize only the finest, most exceptional, aged tobaccos. Every detail, from meticulous wrapper selection to the complex processes of aging and blending, receives the utmost accommodation in the manufacture of each cigar. Ashton has received numerous awards and accolades through the years and is a perennial “Top 5” brand in the U.S. market, as well as an international favorite with distribution in over 60 countries around the world.
Following decades of success with the Fuente family, Ashton expanded its portfolio in the early 2000s by partnering with rising cigar-maker, Jose “Pepin” Garcia, to develop two new brands in Nicaragua. Renowned today as two of the fastest-growing cigar brands in the world, La Aroma de Cuba and San Cristobal continue to garner unrivaled critical acclaim and commendation. Partnership with the Garcia family exemplifies Ashton’s immense devotion to quality by collaborating with only the world’s most prolific cigar manufacturers.
In addition to Ashton, La Aroma de Cuba and San Cristobal cigars, Ashton Distributors, Inc. is the proprietor of Savoy Humidors & Accessories, as well as the official U.S. distributor of Peterson Pipes & Pipe Tobacco.
In 2004 Robert’s son, Sathya, joined the company on a full-time basis. Today, the Levin father and son team endeavors with passion to continue building Ashton’s reputation for creating the finest, most exquisite collection of premium cigars in the world.