At the 2021 Premium Cigar Association (PCA) Trade Show, Crowned Heads will introduce an exclusive cigar available only to retailers who attend the Trade Show known as Le Pâtissier.
Le Pâtissier means French Pastry Chef and it’s a 6 1/4 x 44 lonsdale-sized offering that features a Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper, a Nicaraguan binder from Jalapa and fillers from Costa Rica and the Ometepe and Pueblo Nuevo regions of Nicaragua. The cigars will be presented in 20-count boxes. Production comes from Tabacalera Pichardo, the factory owned by Crowned Heads strategic partner ACE Prime. Pricing is set at $10.50 per cigar
The cigar is said to be inspired by Le Carême, another Connecticut Broadleaf cigar made at Tabacalera La Alianza in the Dominican Republic. That cigar was named for a specific French chef, Marie Antione Carême.
“When we were approached to do a PCA 2021 exclusive we wanted to bring something special to the show,” said Jon Huber, co-founder of Crowned Heads in a press release. “Pâtissier is an amazing expression of Connecticut broadleaf that exudes a unique combination of complexity, finesse and balance. We’ve produced broadleaf-based blends with three other factories to this point; however, Pâtissier brings a different dimension to the profile that makes it stands on its own.”
The PCA Trade Show opens July 10, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
At a glance, here is a look at the Crowned Heads Le Pâtissier:
Blend and Origin
Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf
Binder: Nicaraguan (Jalapa)
Filler: Costa Rican, Nicaraguan (Ometepe, Pueblo Nuevo)
County of Origin: Nicaragua
Factory: Tabacalera Pichardo
Lonsdale: 6 1/4 x 44