Gurkha Year of the Dragon Advertisement
Gurkha Year of the Dragon green artwork with yellow dragons
Gurkha Year of the Dragon green artwork with yellow dragons

United Cigars Will Launch New Format and Blend at TPE 2023

January 26, 2023 By Matthew Tabacco

 

 

United Cigars flagship line has gone from Box-Pressed to a Round vitola and they have sourced different aged Dominican tobaccos to enhance the profile. The United Cigars Natural and Maduro Lines were originally launched in 2010 in a box-pressed format. Over the past several years the line has evolved and been restructured at the Tabaclera Magia factory in Gurabo, Dominican Republic, in order to elevate the lines flavor and complexity. Now, United Cigars is excited to release this enhanced blend of the United Natural and Maduro Lines in the traditional round shape. The updated blend will still be available in the sleek, shelf friendly 20 count boxes retailers have come to love including its star, a piece of an American flag inserted into each box in honor of our veterans, which will not change.

“I wanted to see how our United line smoked before going into the box presses,” said Oliver Nivaud, Director of Operations for United Cigars. “The traditional round format experience was great, so I spent the past 18 months fine tuning the blend to enhance the flavor and have a more balanced cigar.”

Blended with Dominican Broadleaf and tobaccos from the Quisqueya region of the Dominican Republic this blend sheds the profile of the past revealing a more vibrant experience. There are notes of almonds, warm dough, bakers spice and a light sweetness on the cold draw. Both blends smoke with a medium-bodied profile and show notes of espresso, leather and a sweet peppery spice.

United Natural and Maduro

  • Factory: Tabacalera Magia

  • Wrapper Natural: Ecuadorian Habano

  • Wrapper Maduro: Mexican San Andres

  • Binder: Dominican

  • Filler: Dominican Broadleaf, Quisqueya, Dominican Seco, Dominican Olor

  • Box Count: 20 Cigars

  • MSRP: 5 x 54 Robusto $8.00, 6 x 54 Toro $8.50, 7 x 54 Churchill $9.00

Blends were updated for this new traditional round format but the vitolas will remains the same. The new format will be available starting at the Total Products Expo 2/22-2/24 in Las Vegas Nevada.

Related Posts

J.C. Newman Cigar Co. Ships First 2024 Release of Yagua

May 25, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
This week, J.C. Newman Cigar Co. is shipping the first release of the year of its famous Yagua cigars.  A total of 1,550 boxes of Yagua are being shipped to 466 premium cigar retailers in 48 states. Read more

Dreamer Cigars Adds Three Pack to Dennis Rodman Cigar

May 19, 2024 By Matthew Tabacco
Dreamer Cigars unveils the three pack of its latest masterpiece: the Dennis Rodman Ring of Honor Cigar in celebration of Dennis Rodman’s birthday month. Read more