The Southern Draw Kudzu Lustrum, a limited edition cigar originally released for Southern Draw’s fifth anniversary is returning – this time in the form of a 6 x 44 box-pressed Lonsdale. The new size will exclusively debut this weekend at the Cigars International Hamburg Block Party by CIGARfest on Saturday, October 16 and Sunday, October 17, 2021.
“The company has used more of its flavorful Medio – Tiempo Habano wrapper, applying the smaller leaves that were not large enough to produce the Belicoso Fino 5.5 x 52, we originally released during IPCPR 2019. We just couldn’t find a better way to utilize the remaining Medio – Tiempo leaves. We did not adjust the blend so expect an incredible medium/full bodies and flavored smoking experience. Wrapper: Medio Tiempo, Nicaragua, Binder: Ometepe, Nicaragua, Filler: Nicaragua. I am honored to represent the SDC family during the Cigars International Hamburg Block Party by CIGARfest this weekend, where the great staff will join me in sharing this new release,” said Robert Holt in a press release.
The Kudzu Lustrum Lonsdale is produced at Tabacalera AJ Fernandez Cigars de Nicaragua SA in Estelí, Nicaragua. The cigars will be presented in 12-count boxes featuring the same size as the recently released Desert Rose Lonsdale. There is a total production of 15,000 cigars. Pricing is currently set at $10.89 per cigar or $129.99 per 12-count boxes, but Southern Draw has said the final price will change.
The Lonsdale is the third size of the Kudzu Lustrum that has been produced. In 2019, the Kudzu Lustrum was released in a Belicoso Fino. There was also a 6 x 52 Toro size released to JR Cigar and Casa de Montecristo that same year. Both the Belicoso Fino and Toro sizes only had a single production run.
Southern Draw Cigars will be in attendance at the upcoming October 16-17 Cigars International Hamburg Block Party by CIGARfest event. While the launch is happening at Cigars International’s Hamburg store, Southern Draw expects the Kudzu Lustrum Lonsdale to be available at all Cigars International retail stores in the upcoming weeks.
At a glance, here is a look at the Southern Draw Kudzu Lustrum Lonsdale:
Blend and Origin
Wrapper: Medio Tiempo Nicaraguan Habano
Binder: Nicaraguan (Ometepe)
Country of Origin: Nicaragua
Factory: Tabacalera AJ Fernandez
Lonsdale: 6 x 44 (2021 – Cigars International Release)
Belicoso Fino: 5 1/2 x 52 (2019 – Limited Release)
Toro: 6 x 52 (2019 – JR/Casa de Montecristo Release)
Photo Credits: Southern Draw Cigars