Ocean State Cigars has announced a new line extension to its J. Grotto Silk line. The J. Grotto Silk Petit Corona is slated to become the sixth vitola in Ocean State Cigars’ Ecuadorian Connecticut line.
The J. Grotto Silk line was introduced in 2012 as that company’s third line. The cigar launched in four sizes. Last year, a lancero size was added to the line.
In a press release announcing the new Petit Corona, owner Paul Joyal said, “The Silk line greets the smoker with its delicate flavor and subtle fragrances, typical of Connecticut Shade cigars. But it soon bursts into an unexpected fullness of lush flavor and body. Add the even progression of the razor-thin burn zone, plus the tactile and cosmetic appeal of the silky-smooth wrapper, and you have a superlative smoke.”
The J. Grotto Silk Petit Corona comes cellophaned in 20 count Spanish Cedar boxes. Each cigar has a price point of $5.99. The cigar
Like the rest of the J. Grotto Silk line (as well as the J. Grotto and J. Grotto Reserva lines), this cigar is made at the Raices Cubanas factory in Honduras.
Wrapper: Ecuador Connecticut
Binder (Double): Criollo 98, Indonesian
Filler: Honduran Trojes, Nicaraguan Jalapa
Country of Origin: Honduras (Fabrica de Tabacos Raices Cubanas S. de R.L)