Quesada Cigars has announced it has begun the formal release of its newest line, Oro Dominicana.
It means Dominican gold and it is offered in two different blends: Connecticut and Maduro. The Connecticut uses an Ecuadorian wrapper over a Dominican binder and Dominican and Nicaraguan fillers. It’s offered in Robusto (5 x 50), Toro (6 x 54), Torpedo (6 x 54) and Churchill (7 x 54) with pricing set at $6.90-7.95.
As for the Maduro, it uses a broadleaf maduro wrapper over a Dominican binder and Dominican fillers. It will come in Robusto Gordo (5 x 60), Toro (6 x 54), Gordo (6 x 65) and Gigante (7 x 70). It is priced at $7.75-8.80.
Interestingly, the Oro Dominicana trademark is owned by Club Cubano Cigars, Inc., the parent company behinds the Casa de Montecristo story in Countryside, Ill.