June 4, 2013 (Sunrise, Fla.) – Ortega Premium Cigars officially announced today the June release of their new Mini Cigar line. Unlike their current flagship lines the Serie D, Cubao and the limited release Wild Bunch Series which are all made in Nicaragua, the new Mini’s will be made in the Dominican Republic by Abe Flores at the PDR factory in Santiago.
According to Eddie Ortega, “My inspiration for making the Mini’s was the lack of a nice and short smoke in my portfolio, I’m always running around and too often find myself having to relight bigger smokes I’ve left sitting in the ashtray and have gone out, I hate relighting good cigars. A 15 to 20 minute smoke is just perfect for a short drive or a small break at home on the patio.”
In what is probably a first or one of the very few in the cigar industry, Ortega has also decided to break away from the standard boxes and use a slimmed down crushproof Flip Top box that makes them very easy to carry and stow away in the average shirt or pants pockets.
Listed below are the details on the Mini’s;
- Available Wrappers: Habano, Maduro, Natural
- Size: Mini Lance 38 x 4
- Packaging: Flip Top Box with 4 cigars
- Display: 5 boxes in each display (20 cigars total)
- MSRP: $15 4 Pack; $3.75 each cigar
- Smoker Profile: Habano and Maduro are Medium to Full, the Natural is a mild body smoke.