Global Premium Cigars, the parent of the 1502 brand, has announced its newest release shortly ahead of the 2016 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show: 1502 Blue Sapphire.

The blend is a Nicaraguan puro, with company founder Enrique Sánchez telling halfwheel it included tobaccos from the country, but not the Ometepe region. The company’s website describes it as a medium-full to full cigar.

1502 Blue Sapphire Toro

It’s offered in a single 6 x 52 round toro with a suggested retail price of $13. It will be sold in 27-count boxes, along with five-packs.

Sánchez told halfwheel the line is a regular production release.

Global Premium Cigars is distributed by Boutiques Unified.

The 2016 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show begins July 25 in Las Vegas.

Patrick Lagreid contributed to this story.

Davidoff is the official sponsor of halfwheel's coverage of the 2016 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show.

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