The latest in Black Label Trading Co.’s series of limited releases is en route to retailers today, as the company has announced it is shipping the 2019 edition of Bishops Blend.
The cigar returns with its blend of an Ecuadorian habano maduro wrapper, Ecuadorian habano binder, with the fillers made up of tobacco from Nicaragua and broadleaf from Connecticut and Pennsylvania.
“I’m very excited about this release of Bishops Blend,” said James Brown, creator of Black Label Trading Co. and partner at Fabrica Oveja Negra, via a press release. He said the cigar offers big, bold flavors while remaining very complex and extremely refined.”
It is being released in two sizes:
- Bishops Blend Corona Larga (6 1/4 x 46) — $11.50 (Boxes of 20, $230)
- Bishops Blend Robusto (5 x 48) — $11 (Boxes of 20, $220)
A total of 1,200 boxes are being produced, split evenly between the two sizes. Like the rest of the company’s cigars, it is made at Fabrica Oveja Negra in Estelí, Nicaragua.