Foundation Adds Toro Size to Menelik - Cigar News

Foundation Adds Toro Size to Menelik – Cigar News

Cigars is adding a 6 x 52 to the line. The new size will be shown off at the trade show next month. has been around since 2016 and was originally a event-only cigar. In 2019, it became more widely available in boxes of 12 as a limited release. The original size was a 4 1/2 x 52 short .

I wanted to create a unique blend in limited quantities for those tobacconists that support all of our brands. It started as an event-only blend and has now become its own line.

Nicholas Melillo, owner and master blender

, the ancient emperor of Ethiopia, was said to be the son of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba. also translates into “Son of the Wise Man.” The is presented in a burnished gold foil band with traditional Ethiopian iconography. The box interior contains artwork of looking poignantly into the distance, almost as if to protect the cigars within.

The blend for uses a Mexican San Andres wrapper, Nicaraguan Corojo 99 Jalapa binder, and Esteli, Condega, and Jalapa, fillers. Each cigar has an MSRP of $16.50.