Three releases from Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust are now on the way to stores.

The lone new blend is the Umbagog Bronzeback, a 5 x 48 Rothschild that was created as an homage to the Henry Clay cigars from the 1980s and 1990s. Bronzeback has an MSRP of $9.75 each and is being sold in 10-count bundles.

As is the case with the original Umbagog blend, the Bronzeback includes Nicaraguan tobacco in both the binder and filler; however, the Medium/#1 Dark Connecticut broadleaf wrapper on the regular Umbagog blend has been replaced with a “2LS” Connecticut broadleaf wrapper for the newest version of the line, the same one that was used for the classic Henry Clay cigar.

In addition, Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust is shipping the Sobremesa Brûlée Wagashi, a 6 x 50 toro made with an Ecuadorian Connecticut-seed wrapper covering a Mexican San Andrés negro binder and filler tobaccos grown in Nicaragua. Each cigar will have an MSRP of $17.95 per cigar and is packaged in 13-count boxes.

The cigar was first released last November as an exclusive for Smoke Inn, the South Florida retailer, as part of a collaboration with Cigar Dojo. While the Smoke Inn release was a limited edition just for Smoke Inn, Wagashi is now a limited production cigar that will be sold at stores nationwide.

Finally, Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust is also shipping StillWell Star Aromatic No. 22, a cigar that was originally released in 2022 as the StillWell Star LE Holiday Y2022. The cigar is now back as a regular production release with the new name. It’s a 6 x 52 toro made with an Ecuadorian habano wrapper, a Mexican San Andrés negro binder and a filler blend that includes Cavendish burley and Virginia pipe tobaccos.

Each cigar has an MSRP of $15.95 and each 13-count box has an MSRP of $207.40.

Sobremesa Brûlée Wagashi and StillWell Star Aromatic No. 22are made at Fábrica de Tabacos Joya de Nicaragua S.A. factory. Nicaragua American Cigars S.A. (NACSA) produces Umbagog.

Update — As noted below, Umbagog Bronzeback is made at NACSA not, as was originally listed, at Joya de Nicaragua.

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Brooks Whittington

I have been smoking cigars for over eight years. A documentary wedding photographer by trade, I spent seven years as a photojournalist for the Dallas Morning News and the Fort Worth Star Telegram. I started the cigar blog SmokingStogie in 2008 after realizing that there was a need for a cigar blog with better photographs and more in-depth information about each release. SmokingStogie quickly became one of the more influential cigar blogs on the internet, known for reviewing preproduction, prerelease, rare, extremely hard-to-find and expensive cigars. I am a co-founder of halfwheel and now serve as an editor for halfwheel.