El Artista has announced a new line that will debut at the IPCPR trade show this week. There are three versions of the cigar, and only two are going to the USA. The Maduro and Connecticut versions will be making to the USA with the Maduro using a San Andres wrapper and the other a Connecticut Shade. The binder for both is a rare Negrito leaf grown by El Artista on their farms around Tamboril. The fillers are a multiple coulty blend including a T-13 Hybrid developed by Radhames Rodriguez.
Pricing starts at $7.20 for the robusto vitola. The three vitolas available will be 54 x 5 Robusto, 50 x 6 Toro, 60 x 6 Doble Toro.
“Cimarron is an homage to the Cimarron regions in the US,” says Radhames Rodriguez, “I went to college in upstate New York. During my first summer I took a trip to the world famous Rockies. I was impressed by the majesty of the area. What especially struck me was the Cimarron valley, mountains, and river. This is a transition zone between the mountains and the plains. It has remarkable beauty. I hiked around the area and took photos and I never forgot; that vision stuck with me for a decade. I told myself then I would build a cigar brand for Cimarron.”
“We really spent time with this blend with particular attention on the quality of the tobaccos, the construction of the boxes, and the overall look which reflects our commitment to bring out the very best,” says Radhames “Ram” Rodriguez, President of El Artista USA.
“Cimarron demonstrates Artista’s commitment to grow and roll the best tobacco and offer it at the best possible price,” says Kevin Newman National Sales Director, “Cimarron will offer US adult smokers a super-premium experience at a $7 price point.”