Foundation? There’s a very worldly young guy that hails from Connecticut who is one of the youngest Master Cigar Blenders in the world. What many folks don’t know is that Nick Melillo was one of the driving forces behind Drew Estate’s rise to prominence. Not only did he create some of their most amazing cigars like many Liga Privada editions, but he was also the chief architect of the company’s policies and procedures. His Connecticut Shade and Broadleaf wrappers are renowned as the highest quality available anywhere in the world. His genius along with the all encompassing industry network he partners with is producing some of the best cigars available today.