Judging by AJ Fernandez’s recent social media posts, there’s a new New World blend coming to store shelves, as an account listed as belonging to Abdel Fernandez recently featured the New World Dorado.

Details about the cigar are sparse, other than that it appears to come in gold-colored boxes, it is currently being packed at the company’s factory in Nicaragua and that more details will be coming soon. The name appears to be a reference to a new farm named El Dorado that the company has been mentioning on its social media since last fall, including in a video that it posted to its social media in January.

Emails to the company about the New World Dorado have not yet received a reply.

The New World line debuted in 2014 as a project between Abdel Fernandez and his father, Ismael, who had recently joined his son’s company after spending nearly two decades working with the Plasencia family. The line was built around the idea of delivering a $5 cigar that had the flavor of a $10 cigar.

Since its launch, the New World line has added several extensions, including the New World Connecticut, New World Cameroon and New World Puro Especial.

Patrick Lagreid

I strive to capture the essence of a cigar and the people behind them in my work – every cigar you light up is the culmination of the work of countless people and often represents generations of struggle and stories. For me, it’s about so much more than the cigar – it’s about the story behind it, the experience of enjoying the work of artisans and the way that a good cigar can bring people together. In addition to my work with halfwheel, I’m the public address announcer for the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks during spring training, as well as for the Salt River Rafters of the Arizona Fall League, the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury and the Arizona Rattlers of the Indoor Football League. I also work in a number of roles for MLB.com, plus I'm a voice over artist. I previously covered the Phoenix and national cigar scene for Examiner.com, and was an editor for Cigar Snob magazine.