Ashton Cigars is introducing a new blend to its San Cristobal family of cigars. According to a communication made to retailers, Ashton Cigars will be launching the San Cristobal Revelation. It is expected that the cigar will be showcased at the 2013 IPCPR Trade Show in Las Vegas. The cigars are expected to hit retailers in mid September.
The San Cristobal is one of two Nicaraguan made lines of the Ashton Cigar family. The other line is the La Aroma de Cuba. Both lines are made are blended by the Garcia family and made at the My Father Cigars factory. The Revelation becomes the fourth blend joining the San Cristobal, San Cristobal Seleccion del Sol, and San Cristobal Elegancia.
According to the communication from Ashton, the cigars are considered medium to full bodied.
The cigars will feature an Ecuadorian Sumatra wrapper over Nicaraguan binder and filler. The cigar is launching in five sizes
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Sumatra
The San Cristobal Revelation is launching in five sizes – two rounded vitolas and three box-press vitolas.
Leviathan: 6 1/2 x 64
Odyssey: 5 3/4 x 60
Legend: 6 1/4 x 52 (box-press)
Mystic: 5 5/8 x 48 (box-press)
Prophet: 5 x 54 (box-press)
Update 7/22/13: Added vitola information, renamed to “Cigar Preview” from “News”