At the 2015 IPCPR Trade Show, L’Atelier Imports showed off the third installment of the Extension de la Racine series – the ER15. The Extension de la Racine ER15 will come in the form of a 6 3/4 x 43 lonsdale. The cigars are expected to ship later his Fall.



The Extension de la Racine series was launched in 2013. It is an annual limited production series by L’Atelier Imports that is done in a different size each year. The Racine is a cigar that is only available to retailers who are present at the IPCPR Trade Show.

In 2013, the ER13 was the first installment of the Extension de la Racine and it was released in a toro size. This was followed in 2014 by the ER14 which was a torpedo.

At a glance, here is a look at the L’Atelier Imports Extension de la Racine line:

Blend Profile

Consistent with the other releases branded as “L’Atelier”, the blend incorporates Sancti Spiritus tobacco – in this case it is used on the binder

Wrapper: Nicaraguan Sun Grown Criollo ’98
Binder: Double Binder – Sancti Spiritus (Ecuador)
Filler: Nicaraguan

Vitolas Available

The following are the three releases in the Extension de la Racine Series.

ER15 (Lonsdale): 6 3/4 x 43 (2015 Edition)
ER14 (Torpedo): 6 1/8 x 52 (2014 Edition)
ER13 (Toro): 5 7/8 x 52 (2013 Edition)