Kings Cigars has announced that at this week’s IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, it will unveil its newest line, Knights, which it describes as a premium cigar offered at an attractive price that doesn’t sacrifice quality.
Knights is being released in three wrapper varieties: Connecticut, Ecuadorian habano and Brazilian mata fina maduro, with the fillers coming from the Estelí and Jalapa regions of Nicaragua. It will be released in a number of different vitola options depending on the wrapper: Figurado (4 x 50, habano and Connecticut), Robusto (5 x 50, habano and Connecticut), Toro (6 x 62, all three blends), Coronita (6 x 42, Connecticut), Gordito (6 x 60, habano and Connecticut), Godfather (7 x 70, habano), and Lancero (Connecticut). The company also told halfwheel that it will have a box-pressed Churchill (7 x 50), Torpedo (6 1/2 x 54), a box-pressed Gordito (6 x 60), a Double Corona (7 1/2 x 50), Petite Quadrado (4 x 64) and an unnamed 6 x 64 that will come in both round and box-pressed formats.
Anwar Mithavayani, president of Kings Cigars said via a press release that he feels Knights is a cigar worth twice its price, which ranges from $4-6. “Our team, headed by master blender Gregorio Vasquez, created an incredible cigar…a cigar with complex flavor notes…that will not only cater to the experienced cigar smoker’s refined palate, but appeal to those seeking a cigar at a price that can be smoked every day.”
Knights by Kings Cigars will be available in 10-cound humi-packs and 25-count bundles that will ship immediately, as well as 20-count boxes that will begin shipping in September.
Update (July 15, 2015) — Kings Cigars has change the name of the 4 x 65 vitola to “Petite Quadrado.”