La Palina Cigars has announced three line extensions to its La Palina Classic line. The new sizes will add a lancero, corona, and short robusto size bringing the total number of frontmarks to seven. The cigars will be unveiled at the 2013 IPCPR Trade Show. Information on the new frontmarks was provided via a press release to Cigar Coop.
It was at the 2012 IPCPR Trade Show where La Palina launched the La Palina Classic line. The La Palina Classic is made at the PDR Cigars factory – the first La Palina to be made Dominican Republic. It also is intended be a economical priced La
offering with the quality La Palina Cigars has been well-known for.
It was last September where we first assessed the La Palina Classic on Cigar Coop. We scored the Robusto vitola a 92. The cigar would also become an Honorable Mention on our 2012 Cigar of the Year Countdown.
Here are the particulars of the La Palina Classic:
The La Palina Classic is a multinational blend featuring tobaccos from
four countries. It is the first La Palina cigar to utilize a Brazilian
Wrapper: Brazilian Habano Seed
Filler: Dominican, Nicaraguan
For completeness we list all seven vitolas. The lancero becomes the thinnest and longest cigar in the La Palina Classic line. The Short Robusto becomes the shortest and thickest cigar in the Classic line.
Lancero: 7 x 38
Corona: 5 1/2 x 42
Short Robusto: 4 1/2 x 58
Torpedo: 6 1/8 x 52
Gordo: 6 x 60
Toro: 6 x 50
Robusto: 5 x 52
Source: Some information for this article was provided via press release to Cigar Coop