El Artista Big Papi The Slugger Robusto - Blind Cigar Review

El Artista Adds Smaller Size to Big Papi – The Slugger – Cigar News

El has been making the cigar line since 2016. In 2019, they added a line extension called “ 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.

David's brand continues to grow, and since 's launch two years ago we have had requests to bring out a new size to complement the existing Gordo XL.

Radhames ‘Ram' Rodriguez, President of El Cigars


The new blend for starts with a San Andres maduro wrapper, Dominican Negrito binder, and fillers from , Nicaragua and US. includes more ligero tobaccos for a stronger profile then the original line.

We have hosted many dozens of events with since 2018 and gathered a lot of feedback from fans and retailers about . There were many requests over the last 24 months for a Robusto, and this year we happy to bring it to ‘21.

Kevin Newman Director of Sales & Marketing for El Cigars

uses the same red and white band as the regular line of , but also features a secondary navy blue foot ribbon. It comes in boxes of 20 in a glossy blue and white box. Each cigar has an MSRP of $10.50. Robusto will be shown off at the trade show in less than two weeks and will ship August.