|Collaborations seem to be all the rage…so why not in cigars? Hot property A.J. Fernandez has teamed with General Cigar to create the Hoyo La Amistad—a tasty blend that may top every other Hoyo blend in terms of strength. Whatever the taste profile, this is the result of A.J. dreaming up his version of a classic Hoyo de Monterrey using dark, Ecuadoran Habano wrapper and a full on filler of three Nicaraguan tobaccos , hailing from Estelí, Condega and Jalapa.