Eddie Ortega confirmed to halfwheel that the Ortega Mini Natural has ceased production. In March, he indicated that he was considering dropping the line because he felt it competed too much with the Mini Habano, which has sold better.

There are still some Mini Naturals in stock, but the Ecuadorian Connecticut  4 x 38 is no longer being produced. Unlike the Maduro and Habano versions, the Natural was never offered in the 30-count boxes.

Charlie Minato

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 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.