Crowned Heads has made no secret that Nashville is its home, it’s next cigar is heading southeast to Chattanooga.

The company will send Burns Tobacconist a new cigar called Les CHATTeaux. It’s a play on Chattanooga and château, French for castle. 

As for the cigar, it’s a box-pressed 5 5/8 x 46 corona gorda that uses an Ecuadorian habano wrapper, Nicaraguan binder and Nicaraguan fillers.

Les CHATTeaux.

“This blend is a direct descendant of the Four Kicks Mule Kick LE 2012, said Jon Huber, Crowned Heads co-owner, to halfwheel. “I’d like to say it’s like a second cousin once removed.”

Les CHATTeaux retails for $8.50. It will come in boxes of 12. Huber said that the original shipment will consist of 500 boxes, but production will be ongoing.

The cigars are being produced at Ernesto Perez-Carrillo Jr.’s Tabacalera La Alianza S.A.

Update (March 28, 2016) — The cigar will be released on April 1. 

Charlie Minato

I am an editor and co-founder of halfwheel.com/Rueda Media, LLC. I previously co-founded and published TheCigarFeed, one of the two predecessors of halfwheel. I handle the editing of our written content, the majority of the technical aspects of the site and work with the rest of our staff on content management, business development and more. I’ve lived in most corners of the country and now entering my second stint in Dallas, Texas. I enjoy boxing, headphones, the Le Mans 24-hour, wearing sweatshirts year-round and gyros. echte liebe.