Bishops Blend, a small batch release from Black Label Trading Company (BLTC) that made its debut last year is returning. Today BLTC announced it is shipping the Bishops Blend Vintage 2017 to select retailers.
“It’s great to get Bishops Blend back in the market. This is a very special cigar. It is a representation of how I have grown as a cigar maker. I’m happy that the time and dedication that went into creating this blend has translated to our customers and made it one of our most sought after cigars. The 2017 Bishops Blend has an extremely rich and sophisticated profile. It is a bold cigar with exceptional balance and complexity. Subtle spice is combined with earth, bitter sweet chocolate and anise. The smoke is creamy and dense with a long rich finish,” said James Brown, creator of BLTC and partner at Fabrica Oveja Negra in a press release.
Bishops Blend is produced at the company’s factory, Fabrica Oveja Negra is Esteli, Nicaragua, In the U.S., distribution is handled by Boutiques Unified
Bishops Blend Vintage 2017 features the same blend and is available in the same sizes as the 2016 release.
At a glance, here is a look at Bishops Blend Vintage 2017
Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano Maduro
Binder: Ecuadorian Habano
Filler: Nicaraguan, Pennsylvania Broadleaf, Connecticut Broadleaf
Country of Origin: Nicaragua (Fabrica Oveja Negra)
Bishops Blend is available in two sizes. Both vitolas are packaged in 20 count boxes.
Robusto: 5 x 48 (SRP $10.00)
Corona Larga: 6 1/4 x 46 (SRP $10.50)