There’s a new size coming to La Flor Dominicana’s 1994 line this summer, a 4 1/2 x 48 petit robusto called Tango.

The new size will debut at the IPCPR Convention & Trade Show in New Orleans next week, with shipping expected to begin in the next 30-45 days. When it hits shelves, it will come in 20 count boxes with an MSRP of $136, or $6.80 per stick, before taxes.

La Flor Dominicana debuted the 1994 line at the 2014 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show as part of the company’s 20th anniversary, releasing it in four sizes: Aldaba (6 x 58, $8.30), Conga (5 x 52, $7.50), Mambo (7 x 54, $8.20) and Rumba (6 1/2 x 52, $7.80). A fifth version, a 6 x 54 toro gordo released in a limited edition commemorative beer stein, was released in January.

Davidoff is the official sponsor of halfwheel's coverage of the 2015 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show.
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