Mario Caraballo presents  the Apache and Don Nelo Nicaragua, two new tobaccos that are the result of his collaboration with Papito Gomez and Don Nelo Cigars.

Mario Caraballo joins his knowledge of tobacco with great tobacco master like Papito Gomez and Don Nelo Cigars with two great Nicaraguan brands, resulting in two brand new  creations debuting at the PCA 2023 show.  

The second cigar is the result of another successful collaboration. Mario Caraballo sought out the Don Nelo family to introduce the Don Nelo brand.

The Don Nelo is 100% Nicaragua tobacco with a Maduro, Rosado and Claro wrappers in Gordo 6 X 60 ), Toro (6x 52) and Torpedo (6 ¼ x 54) format



A medium plus bodied cigar that is complex and flavorful, Apache offers the smoker notes of pepper, spice, chocolate sweetness and a slight hint of expresso.

Robusto | Toro | Torpedo

Necesario: 5 x 52
Romance: 5 5/8 x 46
Tradicion:  6 ½ x 58
Excelencia:  7 x 52

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano 
Binder: Nicaragua 
Filler: Nicaraguan (Estelí, Condega, Jalapa)

Apache: Regular production 10 count boxes.

Don Nelo

A medium plus bodied cigar that is complex and flavorful, Apache offers the smoker peppery, with earthiness and complex, yet still refined in the retrohale. 
The Don Nelo is an exclusive production blend from Don Nelo Cigar Factory in Esteli Nicaragua. This cigar is the product of one year of blending and using Mexican Maduro, and Habano Ecuador Tobacco.

Robusto, Churchill, Torpedo​

Pocket Change: 4 ½ x 44
Shekel: 5 x 52
Dead Presidents: 6 x 52 Belicoso​

Wrapper: Maduro, Mexico
Habano, Ecuadorian

Binder: Nicaragua -Esteli
FillerHabano Jalapa

Don Nelo: Regular production 20 count boxes.