We looked at wrapper leaf as well

Lots of wrapper leaf~!

Finished filler is weighed and compacted

Sorting takes time and a lot of people

Here we are looking at filler tobacco

After everything is sorted, weighed and packaged it is stored in bales about 115 pounds each

Tobacco needs to be moistened occasionally

Roniel showed me some nice Viso that was drying

Here I am looking at next years Ligero crop drying

Binder leaf being graded and sorted

            There should be enough for years to come

 These pictures are all from Jalapa where all the tobacco from the region is sorted, fermented, and stored prior to sale.  Xiphos NR series cigars are rolled under the supervision of Noel Rojas at NOA factory in Esteli, Nicaragua.