Padilla Cigar Company is planning to release a new line called Padilla Cava. This line will feature a focus on larger ring gauge cigars as three of the four planned vitolas will have a 60 ring gauge. Information on this new line was reported in the 4/1/14 Cigar Insider and a 4/3/14 article by Cigar Aficionado.
According to the article, the cigars will be made at Oliva Cigar Company’s Tabacalera Olivaa factory. Oliva already makes several of Padilla’s lines and is also a distributor for Padilla.
The Padilla Cava is being targeted for release around the time of the 2014 IPCPR Trade Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
At a glance, here is a look at the Padilla Cava as reported by Cigar Insider and Cigar Aficionado.
Wrapper: Ecuador Havana Seed
Binder: Ecuador Havana Seed
Filler: Nicaraguan (Oliva grown)
The Padilla Cava will be launched in four sizes. As mentioned, three of the four sizes will have a 60 ring gauge. The fourth size is planned to be a robusto, but the size has not been determined yet.
6 x 60
7 x 60
8 x 60