Fratello will release its first extension to the company’s eponymous line this month. The Fratello Boxer, a 6 1/4 x 52 box-pressed torpedo, will debut at Old Virginia Tobacco Co. in Woodbridge, Va., the exact place where Fratello tested the cigar in January.

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This is the fifth size for Fratello and the first that is box-pressed. Pricing is set at $8.99 and the cigars will come in boxes of 20. It will begin shipping to retailers nationwide after the event according to a press release.

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