Warped Cigars has a new cigar line coming this summer, Chinchalle.
According to a report by Cigar Aficionado, it will be made in Santiago, Dominican Republic at Tabacalera La Isla, the factory recently opened by Hostos Fernández Quesada. It will use an Ecuadorian habano 2000 wrapper, Dominican HVA binder and Dominican fillers. It will debut in a 5 x 50 robusto vitola with an MSRP of $12.50, and offered in boxes of 25. More vitolas are in the works, according to the story.
It is the first Dominican-made cigar for the Warped portfolio. It is also the first announced release to come from Tabacalera La Isla, which opened in December 2020.
Gellis declined to discuss the cigar, telling halfwheel that he has an exclusivity agreement about Chinchalle with the publication.