Jake Wyatt Cigar Co. showed off a new 5-pack of lanceros their Gourmet Line blends at the PCA 2021 Trade Show. That sampler started shipping earlier this week. The Gourmet Line features the first 5 blends of the company’s portfolio since it launched in early 2020: Fourth Dimension, Herbert Spencer, Appendix II, Lucid Interval, and U.S.I.R.. Each lancero measures the traditional 7 x 38 and the sampler containing all 5 cigars will cost $66.00.
Drew Estate is adding a Petite Corona size to the Leather Rose, the boldest of the four Deadwood line of cigars. The new size measure 4 x 43 and was shown off during Drew Estate’s Freestyle Live episode on Sept. 16. It will ship October.
Black Label Trading Company (BLTC) has announced ARAPOSA, a Fox Cigar Bar exclusive. ARAPOSA is rolled at Fabrica Oveja Negra in Esteli, Nicaragua.
JR Cigar is adding a legendary cigar to its 50th Anniversary celebration cigars - the Oliva Serie V Melanio. The Oliva Serie V Melanio JR 50th is said to be a special tweaked version of the blend that has been on the market since 2012. It is also a unique shape, being the first rounded version of the cigar sold in the US.
Michael Herklots' Ferio Tego brand is set to bring back the first of the old Nat Sherman brands to the market starting with Timeless. The first two Timeless cigars to see market are Prestige and Sterling, both are available for order immediately for retailers. Both lines are rolled in the Dominican Republic by Quesada Cigars. This announcement follows on the heels of last months news that the company would be releasing their first new blend and limited edition in October.
El Artista Cigars has announced a new distribution agreement with Star Cigar & Spirits to have their cigars available in Sweden. El Artista Cigars brands will be available for purchase at Swedish Retailers by the end of September 2021.
The Forged Cigar Company has announced a new line in the La Gloria Cubana brand, Criollo de Oro." This new limited edition line gets its name from the hybrid varietal developed by crossing two Cuban seed tobaccos: the versatile Criollo ’98 with the rare Cuban seed Pelo de Oro.
Mombacho Cigars S.A. has announced a new German exclusive cigar, Botucal by Mombacho. This cigar is a collaboration with Diplomático Rum. This cigar uses the same branding as the Mombacho Diplomático line, and will come in three sizes: Toro 6”x52, Robusto 5”x50, and Petite Corona 4.5”x44. The cigars and boxes will also feature the Botucal name and logo come in 20 count cedar boxes.
Odyssey, one of General Cigar's value priced lines, is adding a bolder new cigar to its lineup: Odyssey Full. Odyssey Full makes the sixth blend in the Odyssey line joining Odyssey Connecticut, Odyssey Habano, Odyssey Maduro, Odyssey Sweet Tip and Odyssey Coffee.