To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Rhode Island-based Regency Cigar Emporium has worked with Davidoff to create an anniversary cigar.

The Davidoff Regency Cigar Emporium Exclusive 2016 is part of Davidoff’s retailer exclusive anniversary program. It allows Davidoff appointed merchants to have a unique Davidoff cigar with the store’s own branding on the packaging.

Davidoff Regency Cigar Emporium Exclusive 2016 cigar

Davidoff creates five blends in a specific size and allows retailers to select which one they would like. This year’s size is a 6 x 52 belicoso.

Regency selected a blend with a Connecticut-seed Ecuadorian rojiza wrapper over a Dominican binder and Dominican fillers.

A total of 300 boxes of 10 cigars were produced. Pricing is $20 per cigar and the cigars went on sale on March 12.

Davidoff Regency Cigar Emporium Exclusive 2016 box

Davidoff allows stores that are celebrating major anniversaries—designated as those that end in a -0 or -5—and requires the retailers to take a minimum of 300 boxes. While each retailer gets to select its own blend, one that has not been previously released in that size, there is a chance that multiple retailers could end up with the same cigar.

Regency Cigar Emporium has two locations in Rhode Island, one in East Greenwich and another in Barrington.

In addition to Regency, Cigars International, Davidus Cigars and JR Cigar have announced their Davidoff Anniversary Exclusives.

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