Last year, Paul Stulac returned to the cigar world with a release known as El Nuevo Comienzo, Spanish for The New Beginning. The line’s first release was a 5 x 54 robusto extra sold through Privada Cigar Club—an online storefront and monthly cigar club that sells to consumers—and it then released a 5 1/2 x 54 robusto extra through the Limited Cigar Association, a wholesale distribution network operated by Privada that specializes in limited release cigars.

Now that second cigar—interestingly, the two cigars were not the same blend—will be sold as a regular production item through the Limited Cigar Association. It is rolled at Tabacalera La Perla in Nicaragua using a Connecticut broadleaf wrapper over a corojo 99 binder from Jalapa, Nicaragua, and fillers from Nicaragua.

MSRP is set at $12 per cigar.

Stulac says there will be additional sizes of the El Nuevo Comienzo in the future.

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Charlie Minato

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 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.