This year marks the 10th anniversary of the release of the popular Davidoff Nicaragua, the first of the brand’s black band releases, formally known as the Davidoff Discovery Series. To mark the occasion, next month, Davidoff will release a limited edition and modified version of the Davidoff Nicaragua.

It’s called the Davidoff Nicaragua 10th Anniversary Limited Edition, a 6 x 56 toro extra that uses an Ecuadorian wrapper over a binder from Jalapa and fillers from three of Nicaragua’s main growing regions: Condega, Estelí and Jalapa. Davidoff says that combined, these tobaccos have been aged for 45 years. The most unique tobacco is one of the Estelí fillers—there are three—as it was aged for six months in spent rum barrels, the first time this practice has been used for a Davidoff release. The company has used spent barrels that previously held rum, bourbon and even beer for various Camacho releases.

The MSRP is set at $36 per cigar and is limited to 3,300 boxes of 12 cigars for the U.S. market, though there will be additional boxes for international markets.

“Coming from sophisticated and milder Dominican blends with our White Band Collection, we wanted to please those looking for a more intense palate stimulation,” said Edward Simon, chief marketing officer at Oettinger Davidoff AG. “For our Nicaragua 10th Anniversary Limited Edition, our experts took on a new challenge to create yet more depth for our loyal aficionados. Our labour- intensive cask fermentation and the remarkable age of the tobaccos have led to a full-bodied and refined cigar experience second to none.”

In addition, the company is releasing a new matte black finish of its Davidoff Double Blade Cutter. The German-made double guillotine cutter design is not new, but this is a new finish.

The cutter has an MSRP of $425. There are 350 numbered cutters being made, just 45 of them will be sent to stores in the U.S.

Both items are set to begin shipping on July 6.

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