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Foundation Begins Shipping Tabernacle Knight Commander


Foundation Cigar Company, a distinguished name in the cigar industry, has begun shipping its most anticipated release, The Tabernacle Knight Commander, 6 x 3/4 x 52 Perfecto with a Connecticut Broadleaf Wrapper. Crafted with unparalleled expertise and utilizing the finest premium tobacco, this exceptional cigar pays homage to the rich Ethiopian heritage and embodies the spirit of philanthropy.


The inspiration behind Tabernacle Knight Commander derives from a prestigious honor the Ethiopian Crown Council bestowed upon Nicholas Melillo, owner of Foundation Cigar Company. Melillo was humbled to receive the title of Knight Commander of The Ethiopian Star of Honor. The Order was established by Emperor Menelik in 1889 as an order of Knighthood of the Ethiopian Empire to foreign and domestic civilian and military officials and individuals for service to the country. It is with great pride and reverence that the Tabernacle Knight Commander pays tribute to this noble accolade.


Setting Tabernacle Knight Commander apart from the rest is its noble purpose. Foundation Cigar Company has pledged to donate all proceeds from the sales of this remarkable cigar to Ethiopian Charities. The brand aims to contribute to various philanthropic endeavors through this initiative, from scholarships to rebuilding churches.


Nicholas Melillo, the owner of Foundation Cigar Company, remarked, "Receiving the Ethiopian Star of Honor is an extraordinary privilege and an honor of a lifetime. The Knight Commander vitola is my tribute to this esteemed recognition, and I am proud that 100% of all wholesale proceeds will be contributed directly to charity, making a meaningful difference in the lives of Ethiopians."


Tabernacle Knight Commander is encased in a luscious Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper, the cigar features a San Andrés Mexican Binder and carefully selected fillers from Estelí and Jalapa, Nicaragua. The cigars have been aged 18 months in cedar before being packed to be shipped.


The cigars will begin shipping in regional batches on Wednesday the 25th of October with the intent of all customers receiving their orders around the same time. Please contact your local tobacconist for availability.


This cigar will be a limited yearly release of 700 boxes every fall.


The Tabernacle Knight Commander:

Wrapper - Connecticut Broadleaf

Binder - Mexican San Andrés

Filler - Esteli & Jalapa Nicaragua


6 3/4 x 52 Perfecto - 12 count boxes - $40.00 per cigar / $480.00 per box


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Doc Brown7
Doc Brown7
Nov 09, 2023

Foundation is out there killin it

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