Cigar News: Micallef Cigars to Expand the Legacy Line

Micallef Cigars, LLC announced, through an Email blast to their fans, they are expanding 3 of their existing lines.  The company plans a total of 6 new vitolas to be introduced across the Legacy lines of the Migdalia, Connecticut, and the Experiencia La Crema. The vitolas are in robusto, toro and gordo formats. 

The new vitolas will debut at the Tobacco Premium Expo (TPE) in Las Vegas this coming week, February 11 – 13. The company expects shipping to tobacconists in the United States immediately following the show.

The Micallef Migdalia

Introducing the Migdalia. 1 vitola: Toro (6×52), with introductory prices retailing for $10 per cigar and packaged in a 24-count box.  

Micallef Migdalia
Micallef Migdalia

The Migdalia bend is described as:

  • Wrapper – 4-year aged San Andrés Habano
  • Binder – Sumatran
  • Filler – Nicaraguan and Dominican 

Micallef describes the Migdalia as a full flavor experience that will not disappoint.

The Micallef Connecticut

Introducing the Connecticut.  2 vitolas: Toro (6×52) and Gordo (6×60), with introductory prices retailing between $10.00 and $12.50, packaged in 25-count boxes.

Micallef Connecticut
Micallef Connecticut

The Micallef Connecticut blend is described as:

  • Wrapper – 4-year aged Ecuadorian Connecticut
  • Binder – Nicaraguan Habano
  • Filler – Nicaraguan and Dominican

Described by the the company as – Not your everyday Connecticut profile, as this is a medium strength, well-balanced blend. 

The Micallef Experiencia La Crema

Introducing the Experiencia La Crema 3 vitolas: Robusto (5×54), Toro (6×52), and Gordo (6×60), with introductory prices retailing between $11 and $13, packaged in 20-count boxes.  

icallef Experiencia La Crema
icallef Experiencia La Crema

The Micallef Experiencia La Crema blend is described as:

  • Wrapper – 4-year San Andrés Sumatran
  • Binder – Ecuadorian Habano
  • Filler – Nicaraguan, Dominican and Panamanian

The company describes it as a top-seller that has balanced complexity with an earthy, leathery quality along with touches of nuts and chocolate with a hint of cinnamon.  Previously only available in a churchill format (7×52), the introduction of a robusto, toro, and gordo has generated much excitement.

Expanded Operations

Micallef Cigars recently expanded operations at the new factory in Esteli, Nicaragua.  As part of Micallef’s Legacy lines, these vitolas are rolled at the newly expanded Micallef Cigars, SA factory.

Big Smoke Feedback

This past November, pre-release cigars were given out at the Cigar Aficionado’s Big Smoke weekend in Las Vegas.  There were over 500 of the Migdalia Toro unveiled during a special VIP luncheon hosted by Micallef Cigars and Cigar Aficionado. 

Al Micallef, CEO of Micallef Cigars, LLC noted:

“Feedback by the experts and passionate cigar smokers regarding the original Migdalia (4×46) has been tremendous.  We have received many requests to expand this line.  They asked and we delivered. Everyone at the Big Smoke VIP luncheon that had an opportunity to sample the cigar thoroughly enjoyed it, with much excitement about the cigar being released in Q1 of 2019.”

In just a few short years, Micallef Cigars has garnered a number of prestigious awards and ratings throughout the cigar landscape. Micallef Cigars is distinct in quality and the company’s spectrum of price points offers cigar enthusiasts a variety of high caliber blends to choose from.

About Micallef Cigars

Micallef Cigars is a collaboration of two inspiring families.  Al Micallef’s expertise in worldwide commerce combined with the Gomez Sanchez Family’s elite handcrafting has created one of the finest cigar lines in the world.  Micallef Cigars are made in Esteli, Nicaragua and distributed from their headquarters in Weatherford, TX.  Micallef Cigars produces a variety of tobacco blends, including the Grande Bold Series of Sumatra, Nicaragua, A Maduro, Ligero and Mata Fina in 22 smoking formats and their original Legacy series that includes the award-winning Reserva Limitada Privada as well as the Experiencia, Herencia, Connecticut, Migdalia and Reata.

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