OK, not exactly a new size, but a new shape. Plasencia Cigars announced today that they are shipping a box-pressed version of it’s Alma del Campo Travesia in a box-pressed format. The Travesia size has been around since the cigar launched in 2017, but it was in a rounded format. This new vitola ships next week.
The Plasencia Alma del Campo Travesia box-press marks the first line extension to the Alma del Campo series since launch in 2017. The company says the size is in response for public demand for more box-pressed cigars.
Nestor Andres Plasencia, CEO of Plasencia Cigars stated:” As tobacco growers and premium cigar manufacturers it is important to draw inspiration from the consumer. Open communication with retailers, consumers, and colleagues propels us to create the finest quality in tobacco product, which has been our goal since 1865. The result was to offer the Alma del Campo Travesia in a Box Press format, to further serve the cigar community.”
The company says the box-pressed version wlil be even creamier and smoother than the original. This blend is a Nicaraguan puro . The new size measures 6 1/2 x 54, comes in 10-count boxs, and selle for $17.00 each.