2022 will make the second year in a row that crowned heads will release a cigar exclusive to PCA Trade Show attendees. This years release is the Crowned Heads Sfumato in C Major. The inspiration behind it comes from a Renaissance art technique made popular by Leonardo da Vinci. Sfumato is a pictorial technique for softening the transition between colors, creating an image that has no lines or edges, producing a soft hazy effect. The word sfumato comes from the Italian language and is derived from fumo ("smoke").
Espinosa Premium Cigars has announced the eighth iteration of their Warhead line. The Espinosa 601 La Bomba Warhead VIII will be shown off at the PCA trade show next week. Like previous releases, it comes in one unique size, a 6 x 60 box-pressed gordo.
HVC Cigars has announced a new size in their 500th Anniversary line, a Salomon exclusive to attendees of the PCA trade show 2022. The company released the 500th anniversary in 2019 as a celebration of the city of Havana's 500th anniversary which was founded by the Spanish on November 16th, 1519.
The Lithium like from Jake Wyatt was introduced in 2020 as a limited edition and in one size, a 6 x 50 with a pigtail cap and closed foot. Now, the company is adding three more sizes to the line: Robusto 5 x 50 (MSRP $10.80), Corona 5.5 x 44 (MSRP $10.60), and Belicoso with a 109 head (MSRP $10.90).
Pete Johnson of Tatauje Cigars showed off a new addition to the Cojonu line today. The Tatuaje Cojonu 2021 will be one of the larger cigars Johnson has ever made weighing in at 7 x 58. It is a very large belicoso and uses an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper.
Cavalier Genève Cigars has announced that they are shipping their Limited Edition 2021. The Cavalier Genève LE2021 is a toro measuring 6x54. As with the other Limited Editions, the blend remains undisclosed.
El Artista has been making the Big Papi cigar line since 2016. In 2019, they added a line extension called "The Slugger which was a new, fuller-bodied blend, but it only came in one size, a 6 x 60 Gordo. Now, the company is releasing that same blend in a 5 x 50 format.
Aganorsa Leaf will be showing off a new size of Supreme Leaf at the 2021 PCA Trade Show, Supreme Leaf Torpedo. The blend remains the same, consisting of 100% Aganorsa tobacco grown on their farms in Nicaragua. The new Torpedo measure 6 x 54.