Napa Cigars is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a trio of special cigars, all of which measure 6 x 46.

Two cigars are exclusives for the California store. The Ferio Tego Napa Cigar 10 Year Collection uses a Dominican wrapper over a Dominican binder and fillers from the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua. While it uses the gray-on-black band that Ferio Tego has used for its exclusive releases for the Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA), this is a completely different blend. In fact, the Napa Cigar exclusive is made by Quesada in the Dominican Republic, while the TAA cigars were made by Plasencia in Nicaragua.

The price is set at $14.95 per cigar and production is limited to 260 boxes of 10 cigars.

There is also the Padilla 1932 Oscuro Napa Cigar 10 Year Collection, the first time the Padilla 1932 blend has been offered in the 6 x 46 size. It uses an Ecuadorian corojo-seed oscuro wrapper over Nicaraguan criollo-seed tobaccos used for the binder and fillers. It’s made at El Titan de Bronze in Miami.

Pricing is set at $17.95 per cigar and the production run was limited to 3,200 cigars, which are offered in boxes of 20 and 50.

Finally, Napa Cigar is getting a soft launch of the upcoming L’Atelier Côte d’Or La Tâche ’18. This is a cigar that is scheduled to ship nationwide next month, but Napa Cigar will be the first store to receive the cigars. Pete Johnson, founder of Tatuaje, told halfwheel that Napa is getting the first 50 boxes out of the 1,000 box production run. Outside of an added band for Napa Cigar, the cigars are the same as the ones that will ship to stores next month.

Blend-wise, the Côte d’Or La Tâche ’18 uses an Ecuadorian Sancti Spiritus wrapper over Nicaraguan tobaccos for the binder and filler. That includes pelo de oro, Spanish for golden hair, a type of tobacco that has been banned in Cuba due to its propensity to develop mold. The García family, owners of My Father—which also rolls the L’Atelier cigars—has grown the tobacco in limited quantities in Nicaragua and pelo de oro has been used for various L’Atelier releases.

The MSRP for the Côte d’Or La Tâche ’18 is $16 per cigar.

“Our goal with the 10 Year Collection was to have some of our favorite blends rolled in our favorite size—a classic 6 x 46,” said Eric Smaldino, owner of Napa Cigar Society, in a press release. “We want to thank Ernesto Padilla, Michael Herklots, and Pete Johnson for helping us to achieve that goal and we are excited to share these exceptional cigars with cigar enthusiasts around the world.”

Napa Cigar says it will begin shipping orders on June 21.

Update — An earlier version of this story referred to the store as “Napa Cigar Society,” the name of the store is Napa Cigars. Napa Cigar Society refers to the store’s cigar brand and e-commerce site. In addition, the article indicated the Padilla 1932 Oscuro used a Nicaraguan wrapper, it uses an Ecuadorian wrapper.

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I am an editor and co-founder of halfwheel.com/Rueda Media, LLC. I previously co-founded and published TheCigarFeed, one of the two predecessors of halfwheel. I have written about the cigar industry for more than a decade, covering everything from product launches to regulation to M&A. In addition, I handle a lot of the behind-the-scenes stuff here at halfwheel. I enjoy playing tennis, watching boxing, falling asleep to the Le Mans 24, wearing sweatshirts year-round and eating gyros. echte liebe.