E.P. Carrillo has begun shipping the new Perez-Carrillo Pledge Lonsdale Limitada vitola to retailers.

It is a 6 1/2 x 43 vitola and uses the same blend as the other sizes in the Perez-Carrillo Pledge line, meaning a habano-seed wrapper from Connecticut, an Ecuadorian binder and Nicaraguan filler. The company produces the line at its Tabacalera La Alianza S.A. factory in Santiago, Dominican Republic.

It becomes the fourth size in the Perez-Carrillo Pledge line:

  • Perez-Carrillo Pledge Prequel (5 x 50) — September 2020 — Regular Production
  • Perez-Carrillo Pledge Sojourn (6 x 52) — September 2020 — Regular Production
  • Perez-Carrillo Pledge Apogee (6 1/4 x 58) — October 2021 — 3,000 Boxes of 10 Cigars (30,000 Total Cigars)
  • Perez-Carrillo Pledge Lonsdale Limitada (6 1/2 x 43) — September 2022 — 1,500 Boxes of 20 Cigars (30,000 Total Cigars)

Pricing is set at $12 per cigar and $240 per box of 20 cigars.

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