The Crux Epicure Habano, rolled at Plasencia Cigars S.A. in Nicaragua, began shipping in June 2023. With high-quality Nicaraguan binder, fillers, and a habano seco leaf wrapper, it received overall positive reviews for its flavors and draw.
Crux Cigars rebranded all of their cigar packaging a couple years ago and started with their core lines. The brands that did not get immediately refreshed were put on hold. Now, that refresh is finally coming to the Du Connoisseur line.
Today, Crux Cigars announced two new vitolas in the Epicure Maduro line: Corona Gorda and Gordo. The Corona Gorda measures 5.375 x 46 and carries an MSRP of $9.25, and the Gordo measures 6 x 60 and carries an MSRP of $12.50. These new sizes ship next week.
Crux Cigars has hired their first Direct Sales Executive, Sam Ventura. Starting today, Sam covers the Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas territory. His role includes facilitating existing retail partners, hosting events, and growing Crux’s presence throughout the territory.
"If this cigar was a whiskey, it's Monkey Shoulder. The whole time I smoked this it reminded me of that blended malt whiskey. That aside, this cigar is good and provided great flavors and transitions. It is quite enjoyable and will be revisited again." -Isaac M. (The Nothing)
Crux Cigars has started shipping the latest new vitola in their Epicure Maduro line: the Epicure Maduro Short Salomone. The new cigar measures 6 x 54 and uses a Mexican San Andres Maduro wrapper with Nicaraguan binder and fillers. The Epicure Maduro line has been around since 2018 and was a maduro extension to the original Connecticut Epicure line.
"It's a fantastic cigar. I'm not going to say it will wow you with it's dynamic profile changes because it won't. The flavors are the same from beginning to end but they're crisp and bold the entire time. It just does so many things right that it's impossible not to recommend and if I was after a great experience that I was just wanting to relax and enjoy smoking I would reach for again and again. " -Alan (Eulogy)
Earlier this year, Crux Cigars showed off a total re-brand of the company including its logo and all its packaging. The first lines to ship with the new packaging were Epicure, Epicure Maduro, and Guild blends in all their sizes. This first phase shipped October. Phase 2 includes Limitada and the Bull & Bear of which the Bull & Bear is now shipping.