Cigar News: EP Carrillo partners with Royal Agio for “Serie Signaturas” Debut
Thats right, two of your favorite cigar makers, Royal Agio (Balmoral) and EP Carrillo are getting together to collaborate on the first in a special series of cigars to be released by Royal Agio. The series is called Serie Signaturas and the Carrillo-Royal Agio collaboration is dubbed Dueto. The cigars will be produced at Carrillo’s Tabacalera La Alianza factory in the Dominican Republic.
Dueto will be crafted using mostly Nicaraguan leaf with Brazilian Mata Norte tobacco featured in the filler. The new line will debut at this month’s IPCPR show with the official US release coming in September. The blend will come in 5 vitolas:
- Robusto 5.0’x 50
- Ovación (figurado) 5.5″x 50
- Gran Toro 6.0″x 52
- Gordo 6.0″x 60
- Churchill 7.0″x 49
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