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La Mission 1982 Scheduled for IPCPR 2016 (Update)

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There’s another La Mission de L’Atelier size coming, this time in torpedo form.

The La Mission de L’Atelier 1982 will be a 6 1/8 x 52 box-pressed torpedo. It joins the three sizes that debuted last year and the 1955 vitola, a 6 3/4 x 44 lonsdale, that is scheduled to be released this spring.

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Pete Johnson of L’Atelier Imports told halfwheel that the size is expected to debut at the 2016 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, which begins July 25 in Las Vegas, Nev.

The line was introduced last year with the names paying tribute to the vintages of wine from Château La Mission Haut-Brion that have received 100-point ratings from Robert Parker.

There have been seven years for 100 point ratings, Johnson said he intends on releasing a cigar for each year, meaning 2000 and 2005 remain.

It uses a Mexican San Andrés wrapper over a Nicaraguan binder and filler.

Like the rest of the line it will come in boxes of 18. Pricing is $10 per cigar.

Update (July 10, 2016) — Pricing has been confirmed. This story was originally published on Feb. 10, 2016.

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Charlie Minato
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