At the 2015 IPCPR Trade Show in New Orleans, Cornelius & Anthony will launch its Meridian. Meridian is produced in the Dominican Republic and it will be available in four sizes.

Based in Virginia, Cornelius & Anthony is the premium cigar arm of S & M Brands. S & M is owned by the Bailey family and has 150 + years experience in tobacco. S & M Brands makes an array of tobacco products from cigarettes, electronic smoking options, and premium hand-rolled cigars. Cornelius and Anthony launched last year with the Avant Garde.

Last week, the company announced the hiring of industry veterans Spencer Drake (as National Sales Director) and Courtney Smith (as Director of Business Development).

At a glance, here is a look at Meridian:

Blend Profile

Wrapper: Ecuador
Binder: Ecuador, Dominican Republic
Filler: Nicaragua, Dominican Republic
Country of Origin: Dominican Republic

Vitolas Available

Each of the four sizes of the Meredian are available in 20 count boxes:

Lonsdale: 6 3/4 x 46
Robusto: 5 x 52
Toro: 6 x 54
Gordo: 6 x 60