Nat Sherman is preparing the launch the fourth cigar of the Michael Herklots era.  The Nat Sherman Sterling will be launched at the 2013 IPCPR Trade Show in Las Vegas. Information on this launch was provided to Cigar Coop in a press release.

For the Sterling, Nat Sherman teams up with the Quesada family’s MATASA factory in the Dominican Republic – for whom the company has a long history with.  Herklots has recently worked with this factory on the newly released Nat Sherman 1930 and the Timeless Collection Dominican cigar.

William Sherman, Vice President of Nat Sherman commented, “The Nat Sherman Sterling redefines elegance. “Following on the heels of our Nat Sherman 1930  and  award-winning Timeless collections, The Nat Sherman Sterling maintains Nat Sherman’s tradition of passion and creativity by showcasing yet another unique blend of the world’s finest tobaccos.”

Herklots, the Executive Director of Retail and Brand Development commented, “The Nat Sherman Sterling represents a new standard for complexity, balance and finesse in premium cigars. They’re inspired by some of the most prized Havana cigars of the 1960’s, 70’s and 80’s that continue to be collected to this day. These cigars embody balance and sophistication, and focus on flavor more than strength.”

At a glance, here are the particulars of the Nat Sherman Sterling:

Blend Profile

In addition to an Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper and Dominican binder, the Nat Sherman Sterling contains Dominican filler tobacco that has been aged up to ten years.

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut
Binder: Dominican
Filler: Dominican

Vitolas Available

The Nat Sherman Sterling will be launched in four sizes.  The cigars will have an SRP between $9.00 – $15.00 per cigar.

Perlas: 4 x 40
Marevas: 5 x 42
Dalias: 6 1/4 x 43
Corona Gorda: 5 3/4 x 46.

Source: Some information for this article was provided via press release to Cigar Coop.