CAO is set to launch a blend called Pilón Añejo which pairs labor-intensive fermentation and finished cigar aging to deliver a cigar of great depth and character.
The limited-edition line will ship to retailers in April and a total of 5,000 boxes will be released in the US.
CAO Pilón Añejo is made with the same circular pilón fermentation technique as CAO Pilón, the collection that launched in 2015. However, that is where the similarities end. CAO Pilón Añejo features a unique blend of tobaccos that are met with aging after the … Continue reading the story "CAO DEBUTS PILÓN AÑEJO"
Partagas is launching “Añejo,” a refined cigar named for the profoundly-aged wrapper tobaccos that define its appearance and its taste.
Handcrafted at General Cigar Dominicana and shipping to retailers on March 1, Partagas Añejo is a dimensional blend that starts off mellow and builds to a medium-bodied experience as the smoke progresses. Notes of wood, leather and earth abound, stemming from the cigar’s artisanal blend.
Punch Knuckle Buster, the bold and wallet-friendly collection that debuted in February 2020, is adding a Maduro expression to its lineup.
“We created Punch Knuckle Buster to be a ‘go to’ for smokers who wanted a well-made, no-nonsense blend at an accessible price. With Knuckle Buster Maduro, we’re at it again, this time adding a little more ‘punch.’ This is a cigar that delivers on all fronts: strength, complexity, balance and above all, enjoyment,” said John Hakim, brand manager for Punch.
Cohiba will debut its largest frontmark to date with the release of Cohiba Blue 7 X 70, an eye-catching cigar named after its sizeable dimensions.
Cohiba Blue 7 X 70 marks the sixth vitola in the Dominican-made collection. Shipping this week with an SRP of $14.99 per cigar, Cohiba Blue 7 X 70 will be presented in the bright blue, handpainted wooden Cohiba Blue boxes, each containing 15 cigars.
Punch and Cigar City Brewing have teamed up to create a duo of medium bodied smokes. Called â€œCigar City Brewing Maduro by Punch,â€ the cigars will be available at select liquor chains across the U.S. starting this month, with a larger rollout slated for early 2022.
CAO never makes a quiet entrance. With its new release called â€œ60,â€ the brand is firing on all cylinders, launching what will likely go down as the most bad a$$ premium cigar release of the holiday 2021 season.
Punch will kick off the holiday season next month with â€œPunch Bento Box,â€ a limited edition, brick and mortar exclusive containing all three â€œYear of the Zodiacâ€ releases from 2019, 2020 and 2021.
La Gloria Cubana presents â€œCriollo de Oro,â€ a new, limited edition collection named after the hybrid varietal developed by crossing two Cuban seed tobaccos: the versatile Criollo â€™98 with the rare Cuban seed Pelo de Oro.
The new, two-cigar collection is handcrafted by artisans at the El Credito Cigar Factory in Santiago, D.R. and will ship to retailers in October. Only 3,100 boxes in total will be released.
Partagas is launching â€œCortado,â€ the brandâ€™s first Connecticut Shade-wrapped offering and the first Partagas line to be handcrafted by artisans in Nicaragua.
The new, four-cigar collection has just begin shipping to retailers.
Matt Wilson, senior brand manager for Partagas said, â€œWith interest in the Partagas brand continuing to grow, we felt it was the right time to expand the brand portfolio with a mellow-to-medium-bodied blend. The team and I are especially proud of Partagas Cortadoâ€™s incredible versatility when it comes to pairing. The blend is creamy and complex, … Continue reading the story "PARTAGAS PRESENTS CORTADO"
On July 1, 2021, CohibaÂ® will launch Weller by Cohiba, the first Cohiba cigar to be created expressly for pairing with a fine spirit. Developed in partnership with Weller Bourbon, the limited edition Cohiba cigar was blended to complement Weller Bourbon, a rare and highly-coveted wheated bourbon prized by connoisseurs for its sophisticated, moderately sweet taste and intensely smooth finish. Cohiba Brand Ambassador Sean Williams said, â€œWe blended Weller by Cohiba to be the ultimate cigar for spirits connoisseurs. The experience is rich and layered, imparting notes of cocoa, espresso and leather on the palate before cascading to a … Continue reading the story "COHIBA LAUNCHES WELLER BY COHIBA"
CAO is about to put the pedal to the metal with a souped-up follow-up to the wildly-popular V-19 blend. Called CAO Flathead V21, this new release was created by Rick Rodriguez and the CAO blending team in Nicaragua to kick the Flathead franchise into high gear. Rick and the team selected a Mexican San Andres wrapper for the blend which also includes a Connecticut Broadleaf binder, and a bold selection of Nicaraguan and Dominican ligero tobaccos. They then gave each of the filler leaves an abbreviated fermentation to lock in the tobaccoâ€™s native characteristics and added a secondary aging … Continue reading the story "CAO FLATHEAD V21"
La Gloria Cubana will debut â€œMedio Tiempo,â€ a distinctive, three-cigar collection shipping to retailers on May 4. Medio Tiempo is a full-time addition to the La Gloria Cubana lineup, and comes on the heels of â€œSpirit of the Lady,â€™ a limited-edition release that launched in March.
Cohiba today announces the launch of Cohiba Serie M, the first collection of Cohiba to be handcrafted by artisans in the U.S. for sale in the U.S.
General Cigarâ€™s Cohiba Serie M is the result of a collaboration between its Cohiba team and the family-owned El TitÃ¡n de Bronze Cigar Factory, with each cigar handmade in Miamiâ€™s Little Havana district. The limited edition collection is crafted by Cuban expatriate cigarmakers.
Thursday, April 1, 2021 â€” Drew Estate is introducing a Herrera EstelÃ exclusive cigar for Vintage Cigar Lounge in Rhode Island. The new Herrera EstelÃ Tienda Exclusiva will be available at both Vintage locations beginning on April 16th and will be launched during an exclusive virtual event hosted by Willy Herrera.