Cigar News: A.J. Fernandez New World Connecticut to Ship in May


Cigar News: A.J. Fernandez New World Connecticut to Ship in May

Cigar News: to Ship in May

(Miami, Florida) April 22, 2015— Cigars is set to release the highly anticipated . Until now, the has been an exclusive to Cigar Inn. The unique blend was created after the overwhelmingly positive response from the public and critics alike, when was unveiled at the 2014 IPCPR. The went on to attain the honor of Number 1 Cigar in the World 2014 by Cigar Journal Magazine and made Blind Man’s Puff’s Top 25 List coming in at 20.

Master blender created the brand to pay homage to the discovery of the “mystical smoking leaf” named tobacco by the Europeans, when their ships landed in what is now known as the . In November 1492, Jerez and Luis de Torres first observed natives smoking as they were searching for the Emperor of China. Unaware that they had landed in modern-day Cuba, they encountered natives that created rolls made of palm and maize leaves, in the shape of a musket constructed of paper with tobacco on the inside. One would light one end and enjoy the smoke out of the other.

said: “The cigar was a very special project as it was the first cigar that was created with the help of my father Ismael Fernandez since he joined me at Cigars. I am more than thrilled that the public reception has been so positive, that it has once again allowed us, as father and son to create the .”

Wrapper: Shade U.S.A.
Binder: San Andres Mexico
Filler: Nicaragua, Brazil

The is a medium bodied cigar. Unlike the original , it will not be box pressed. Smokers of the will experience notes of cream, wood, and almonds in a very well balanced and refined cigar. The MSRP for the will stay in line with the original at six dollars.

will be available in a beautifully adorned 20 count box and in four sizes:

  • CORONA GORDA 5 ½ X 46
  • ROBUSTO 5 x 50
  • TORO 6 x 52
  • : 6 x 54

The will begin shipping to your favorite tobacco shop in May.


Cigars is based on the rich tradition of the Fernandez cigar legacy. produces unparalleled, hand-rolled cigars in Estelí, Nicaragua, which have garnered numerous top ratings and acclaim from cigar publications and consumers alike. Today he continues the family legacy as he oversees production and manages the day to day operations in his factory in Estelí.