Come Black Friday, November 29, 2019 Cubariqueño Cigar Company will release a new small batch project for Cigars International known as Protocol Confidential Informant.

The Protocol Confidential Informant is produced at Cubariqueño’s manufacturing partner, La Zona in Estelí, Nicaragua. The cigar comes in one size – a 6 1/2 x 52 box-pressed toro. It is packaged in ten-count bundles with a total of 500 ten-count bundles. The blend consists of an Ecuadorian Sumatra wrapper with Nicaraguan binder and Nicaraguan filler.

Initially, 500 bundles have been produced for the project. Cigars International will release the bundles nationally to all CI retail locations starting on Black Friday, November 29, 2019. Protocol owners Juan Cancel and Bill Ives will be in attendance at the following locations and times for the launch:

Kickoff at the CI Bethlehem Super-Store – 10am-1pm

CI Downtown – 1:30pm – 3:30pm

CI Hamburg Super-Store – 6pm-11pm.

Each location will be raffling off a custom hand-carved CI/Protocol Humidor from Nicaragua at the close of business on the 29th.

Protocol Confidential Informant is the fourth small batch release from Cubariqueño in 2019. This release joins Protocol John Doe Series, Protocol Jane Doe Series, and Protocol Nightstick. The name is in keeping with the law enforcement theme. CI is also the initials for Cigars International.

“Cigars International has been a great partner with Cubariqueño Cigar Co. and we are proud to work with them on this release” added Kevin Keithan, National sales manager of Cubariqueño Cigar Company.

At a glance, here is a look at the Protocol Confidential Informant:

Blend and Origin

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Sumatra
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Country of Origin: Nicaragua
Factory: La Zona

Vitolas Offered

Toro: 6 1/2 x 52