News: A.J. Fernandez Details Pinolero’s Release at IPCPR 2012


For the third year in a row, A.J. Fernandez will introduce a new line at IPCPR—this year in the form of Pinolero, the colloquial term for Nicaraguans. The cigar is being described as a medium-full to line, which places it in between San Lotano and the San Lotano Oval and Oval Maduro.

Clay Roberts of A.J. Fernandez Cigars tweeted this picture of the art for Pinolero a few days ago:


A J Fernandez Pinolero

In addition, Roberts confirmed the blend will use a Nicaraguan Sun Grown wrapper, a Nicaraguan Corojo binders and Nicaraguan fillers including a tobacco described as “Fernandez’ Family Ligero.” There is also undisclosed tobacco in the filler in the blend.

There will be five six sizes with prices ranging from $7.00-$10.00:

  • Corona (5 x 42)
  • Robusto (5 x 52)
  • Figurado (5 3/4 x 54)
  • Toro (6 x 52)
  • Gran Toro (6 x 60)
  • Churchill (7 x 52)

Charlie Minato
About the author

I am an editor and co-founder of Media, LLC. I previously co-founded and published TheCigarFeed, one of the two predecessors of halfwheel. I handle the editing of our written content, the majority of the technical aspects of the site and work with the rest of our staff on content management, business development and more. I’ve lived in most corners of the country and now entering my second stint in Dallas, Texas. I enjoy boxing, headphones, the Le Mans 24-hour, wearing sweatshirts year-round and gyros. echte liebe.

Related Posts