Vintage Cigar Lounge, a pair of stores in Rhode Island, is the latest retailer to receive a Herrera Estelí Tienda Exclusiva.

The Herrera Estelí Tienda Exclusiva Vintage Cigar Lounge is a 6 x 52 toro that uses a Connecticut broadleaf wrapper over an Indonesian binder and fillers from Nicaragua. The MSRP is set at $10.71 per cigar and it will be offered in boxes of 18.

Tienda Exclusiva—Spanish for store exclusive—is the name given to the Herrera Estelí store exclusives. They have not used the same blend, though the packaging and concept have been the same.

“Vintage Cigar Lounge has been a huge supporter of Drew Estate and the Herrera Estelí brand, and I wanted to create a unique blend for them,” said Willy Herrera, Drew Estate’s master blender, in a press release. “The Indonesian binder allows the wrapper and filler tobaccos to shine. Rich but not overpowering, sweet and complex, the Herrera Estelí Tienda Exclusiva for Vintage Cigar Lounge is a real flavor bomb.”

The Herrera Estelí Tienda Exclusiva Vintage Cigar Lounge will launch via a virtual event on April 16 with Herrera in attendance. Vintage Cigar Lounge has stores in Charlestown and Westerly, R.I.

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