The newest size of E.P. Carrillo’s Perez-Carrillo Pledge line will be on its way to stores on Friday, as the company has announced it is ready to begin shipping the Apogee.
It’s a 6 1/4 x 58 toro gordo that comes with an MSRP of $15. Like the other sizes in the line, it uses a Connecticut habano wrapper, Ecuadorian binder and Nicaraguan filler, and is offered in 10-count boxes. The new size was previewed at the 2021 PCA Convention & Trade Show, and it is limited to 3,000 boxes.
It becomes the third size in the Perez-Carrillo Pledge line.
- E.P. Carrillo Perez-Carrillo Pledge Prequel (5 x 50) — $10.75 (Box of 10, $107.50)
- E.P. Carrillo Perez-Carrillo Pledge Sojourn (6 x 52) — $12 (Box of 10, $120)
- E.P. Carrillo Perez-Carrillo Pledge Apogee (6 1/4 x 58) — $15 (Box of 10, $150)
The company made the announcement about the Apogee shipping via Cigar Aficionado. An email to the company seeking confirmation of the report’s accuracy has not yet been returned.
Update — On Friday morning, the company confirmed that the Apogee is shipping.