Crux Cigars will be releasing its first exclusive at an event in Texas this weekend.

The new release is a 5 3/4 x 46 corona gorda in the company’s Classic blend, which incorporates a Nicaraguan habano Jalapa wrapper covering Nicaraguan tobacco for both the binder and filler. This will bring the total number of vitolas in the Classic line to four: the aforementioned Corona Gorda, Churchill (6 3/4 x 47), a Robusto (5 x 50) and a Toro (6 x 52). The line is made at Plasencia Cigars S.A.

Crux Classic Corona Gorda

The new cigar will not be in large supply, only 100 will be available at the Cigar Bazaar, a multi-vendor event hosted by Elite Cigar Cafe in Addison, Texas this Saturday. The Crux Classic Corona Gorda will be available in samplers, which contain one cigar from the 11 vendors there, plus XIKAR. A representative from Crux indicated there are no plans to make any additional Corona Gordas.

The other vendors include: A.J. Fernandez, CLE, Crowned Heads, Fratello, Gunslinger, Illusione, La Palina, Nomad, PDR Cigars and Southern Draw.

Brooks Whittington

I have been smoking cigars for over eight years. A documentary wedding photographer by trade, I spent seven years as a photojournalist for the Dallas Morning News and the Fort Worth Star Telegram. I started the cigar blog SmokingStogie in 2008 after realizing that there was a need for a cigar blog with better photographs and more in-depth information about each release. SmokingStogie quickly became one of the more influential cigar blogs on the internet, known for reviewing preproduction, prerelease, rare, extremely hard-to-find and expensive cigars. I am a co-founder of halfwheel and now serve as an editor for halfwheel.