Tarazona Cigars has announced that it has begun shipping the new Caraballo828.

The Caraballo828 Claro and Oscuro are both now heading to stores. For the Claro, a Connecticut wrapper is used over an Ecuadorian Sumatran binder and fillers from the Condega, Estelí and Jalapa regions of Nicaragua.

  • Caraballo828 Claro Greenbacks (5 1/2 x 44) — $7.20 (Box of 20, $144)
  • Caraballo828 Claro Shekel (5 x 52) — $8.20 (Box of 20, $164)
  • Caraballo828 Claro FFOD (6 x 54) — $9.20 (Box of 20, $184)

As for the Oscuro, it uses the same internal components, but the wrapper is a Nicaraguan habano leaf.

  • Caraballo828 Oscuro Pocket Change (4 1/2 x 42) — $7.40 (Box of 20, $148)
  • Caraballo828 Oscuro Shekel (5 x 52) — $8.40 (Box of 20, $168)
  • Caraballo828 Oscuro Dead Presidents (6 x 52) — $9.40 (Box of 20, $188)

Mario Caraballo is Eddie Tarazona’s business partner in Tarazona Cigars.

Like much of the company’s revamped portfolio, it is being produced at Tabacalera William Ventura in the Dominican Republic.

Charlie Minato

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