Crux Cigars Adds Epicure Lonsdale for Privada Cigar Club

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Crux Cigars is adding a Lonsdale vitola to its Epicure line, and releasing it first to Privada Cigar Club.

The cigar is a 6 1/2 x 44 vitola, a size said to be a favorite of Brian Desind, founder of Privada Cigar Club. Like the other sizes in the line, it uses a Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper with a Nicaraguan binder and filler, which the company describes as a medium profile. The new size is priced at $10.99 per cigar.

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It becomes the seventh size in the line:

  • Crux Epicure Corona Gorda (5 3/8 x 46) — $9.26
  • Crux Epicure Robusto (5 x 50) — $10
  • Crux Epicure Toro (6 1/2 x 52) — $11.50
  • Crux Epicure Robusto Extra (5 3/4 x 54) — $10.75
  • Crux Epicure Short Salmone (6 x 54) — $11.99
  • Crux Epicure Gordo (6 x 60) — $12.50
  • Crux Epicure Lonsdale (6 1/2 x 44) — $10.99

Casey Haugen of Crux Cigars told halfwheel that the is a limited release, but has not yet disclosed how many cigars are being released. He added that the company does not currently have a timeline to get it to a regular production release.

This is the second time that Crux has partnered with Privada Cigar Club to release a new size in the Epicure line, as the Short Salomone debuted via Privada in early 2019.

The Crux Epicure line was first introduced in 2016 but did not hit retail shelves until the end of November 2017. It is produced at Plasencia Cigars S.A. in Estelí, Nicaragua.

Images courtesy of Crux Cigars.

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