A new slender vitola for Davidoff’s Winston Churchill The Late Hour is coming this winter, though it will be limited in production and it won’t be coming to the United States.

The new cigar is a limited edition petit panetela that measures 4 x 38 and will come packed in five-count tins. The company is producing 10,000 tins.

Like the rest of the sizes in the line, the blend uses an Ecuadorian habano oscuro marron wrapper, Mexican San Andrés negro binder, and a filler mix that uses olor, piloto and San Vicente from the Dominican Republic, along with Sumatran tobacco and Nicaraguan-grown tobacco from the country’s Condega and Estelí regions, with the Condega leaves aged in Scotch casks.

Additionally, the company is releasing a limited set of spirits glasses to complement the new vitola, and come with what has become a signature pair of notches to rest a cigar. Each glass is made from lead-free crystal, with finely cut facets on the rim of the glass to highlight the spirit. A silhouette of Winston Churchill has been added to the bottom of the glass.

The Winston Churchill The Late Hour Petit Panetela will begin arriving at select Davidoff appointed merchants, premium cigar retailers and flagship stores in January 2020.

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