Micallef Cigars is adding five new blends—a total of 22 cigars—all under a new banner of Grande Bold.

It’s a diverse line-up of cigars ranging from $5.50-11 with the average pricing of $8 per cigar.

All five are being made the Gómez Sanchez family in Nicaragua, Micallef’s manufacturing partner, and all five will begin shipping the week of the 2018 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, which begins July 13 in Las Vegas.

The Grande Bold Ligero uses an Ecuadorian Sumatra ligero wrapper over a Nicaraguan binder and a mixture of Brazilian, Dominican and Nicaraguan fillers.

  • Micallef Grande Bold Ligero 552L (5 x 52)
  • Micallef Grande Bold Ligero 554L (5 x 54)
  • Micallef Grande Bold Ligero 660L (6 x 60)
  • Micallef Grande Bold Ligero 758L (7 x 58)

For the Grande Bolde Maduro, Micallef is using a Connecticut broadleaf wrapper over a Nicaraguan binder and Nicaraguan fillers.

  • Micallef Grande Bold Maduro 544M (5 x 48)
  • Micallef Grande Bold Maduro 552M (5 x 54)
  • Micallef Grande Bold Maduro 650M (6 x 54)
  • Micallef Grande Bold Maduro 658M (6 x 58)
  • Micallef Grande Bold Maduro 750M (7 x 50)

As for the Grande Bold Mata Fina, it uses a Brazilian mata fina wrapper over a Nicaraguan binder and Nicaraguan fillers.

  • Micallef Grande Bold Mata Fina 650MF (6 x 50)
  • Micallef Grande Bold Mata Fina 654MF (6 x 54)
  • Micallef Grande Bold Mata Fina 660MF (6 x 60)
  • Micallef Grande Bold Mata Fina 556MF (5 x 56)
  • Micallef Grande Bold Mata Fina 446MF (4 x 46)

The Micallef Grande Bold Nicaragua also uses a Connecticut broadleaf wrapper.

  • Micallef Grande Bold Nicaragua 548N (5 x 48)
  • Micallef Grande Bold Nicaragua 554N (5 x 54)
  • Micallef Grande Bold Nicaragua 654N (6 x 54)
  • Micallef Grande Bold Nicaragua 754N (7 x 54)

The Micallef Grande Bold Sumatra is boxed-pressed using a Sumatran wrapper over a Honduran binder and Nicaraguan fillers. It’s the one line that’s described as “medium-full,” as opposed to “full” by the company.

  • Micallef Grande Bold Sumatra 545S (5 x 45)
  • Micallef Grande Bold Sumatra 554S (5 x 54)
  • Micallef Grande Bold Sumatra 660S (6 x 60)
  • Micallef Grande Bold Sumatra 748S (7 x 48)

All of the cigars come in boxes of 20.

Davidoff is the official sponsor of halfwheel's coverage of the 2018 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show.
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