Herrera Estelí Adds Miami-Made Edition, New Packaging Options

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The Herrera Estelí brand from Drew Estate is getting a new addition, as today the company announced the Herrera Estelí Miami. It will be on display during the upcoming IPCPR Convention & Trade Show in Las Vegas, which opens on Monday.

Herrera Esteli Miami-Single

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The cigar is a tribute to Herrera’s roots at the El Titan de Bronze factory in Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood, an operation he ran since the late 1990s.

It’s a single vitola release, a 5 3/4 x 48 corona packed in 10-count boxes and priced at $13 per cigar, or $130 per box. The blend uses an Ecuadorian habano oscuro wrapper, Ecuadorian Sumatra binder, and Dominican and Nicaraguan fillers. What’s most unique about the cigar, however, is that it is being produced at El Titan de Bronze Factory on Calle Ocho in Miami’s Little Havana.

Herrera Esteli Miami Box Open

“The journey at Drew Estate has taken me to new countries, and almost every state in the union,” Herrera said in a press release. “After five years, it was time to come home and work on a project where it all began for me. Going back to my roots and in my home where I was brought up has been such a blessing.”

The Herrera Estelí brand was released in 2013, followed the following year by the Herrera Estelí Norteño.

Herrera Esteli Tray

In addition to the new Herrera Estelí Miami, the Herrera Estelí line will offer new packaging configurations, including a display tray and refill bundles in the core Herrera Estelí vitolas including the Herrera Esteli Toro, Piramide Fino, Lonsdale, Robusto, and Short Corona.

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