La Flor Dominicana will once again be using a vote among TAA retailers to make the final decision on what size will be released for its annual TAA release, the La Flor Dominicana TAA 48. In addition, La Flor Dominicana is planning on an event tour to support the TAA 48, where attendees will have an opportunity to get a special event only maduro version of the TAA 48. Information on the TAA 48 was recently confirmed in an article by Cigar Aficionado.
The vote is scheduled to take place at the TAA’s 48th Annual Meeting and Convention beginning March 6th in Puerta Vallarta, Mexico. Attendees at the convention will have three cigars to choose from: a 5 1/2 x 50 (Robusto), a 6 x 54 (Box Press Toro), or 6 1/4 x 60 Gordo. Each of these three cigars feature a common blend of a Mexican San Andres wrapper, Cameroon binder, and Dominican fillers. Attendees will have a tasting session of the three sizes and the vote will take place based on which size receives the most number of orders at the convention.
This is the second year in a row La Flor Dominicana has used a vote to decide the final size for the TAA. Last year, the 5 1/2 x 52 Toro of the La Flor Dominicana TAA 47 was selected via a vote. According to the Cigar Aficionado report, the winning cigar will be priced at $9.40 and packaged in 25 count boxes.
The release of the TAA 48 will also be supported by an extensive event tour conducted by La Flor Dominicana to the various TAA retailers. At these events, attendees will get an opportunity to get the special maduro version of the TAA 48. The maduro version will be sold in 10 count boxes and only available at the events.
This is the fifth consecutive year that La Flor Dominicana has provided a TAA cigar. In 2012, La Flor Dominicana released the La Flor Dominicana TAA Exclusive. This was followed up in 2013 by the La Flor Dominicana Double Press Maduro (TAA Edition). Last year the company released the La Flor Dominicana 2014 TAA Excluisive. Last year, the La Flor Dominicana TAA 47 was released.