Cigar News: Perez-Carrillo family and E.P. Carrillo Cigar Co. Announce the Allegiance

The Perez-Carrillo family and E.P. Carrillo Cigar Co. are excited to release the fourth line in the Perez-Carrillo Series, following La Historia (2014 #2 Cigar of the Year), Encore (2018 #1 Cigar of the Year), and Pledge (2020 #1 Cigar of the Year).

The E.P. Carrillo Allegiance is a cigar bearing the Carrillo name that is being produced in Nicaragua by Oliva Cigar Co.

Ernesto Perez-Carrillo says”

“From the very beginning of E.P. Carrillo, we understood the importance of working with like-minded tobacco producers from across the globe. That is why we have partnered with Oliva Cigars, a well trusted legacy cigar company located in Nicaragua, known for great blends and consistent performance”

Allegiance will be blended by Ernesto using Oliva’s world-famous tobaccos and marks the second cigar of the E.P. Carrillo line to be produced outside of Tabacalera La Alianza in the Dominican Republic.

The Allegiance blend is described as:

  • Wrapper – Ecuadorian Sumatra-seed
  • Binder Nicaraguan
  • Filler – Nicaraguan

The Allegiance is expressed in four vitolas, each packaged in 20-count boxes:

  • Sidekick (5 x 50) robusto – MSRP $12.00
  • Confidant (6 x52) toro – MSRP $13.10
  • Wingman (6 7/8 x 54) – MSRP $13.50
  • Chaperone (6 1/4 x 58) – MSRP $14.00

Allegiance has a green and gold color scheme, the significance of which, is explained by Perez-Carrillo:

“The green came to mind because of its association with nature and particularly tobacco leaves. We even tried to get the green as close as we could to the tone of tobacco leaves in the fields.”

The company’s website notes:

From the very beginning of E.P. Carrillo, we understood the importance of working with like-minded tobacco producers from across the globe. That’s why we have partnered with Oliva Cigars, a well trusted legacy cigar company located in Nicaragua, known for great blends and consistent performance. 

Allegiance will be blended by Ernesto using Oliva’s world famous tobaccos and marks the second cigar of the E.P. Carrillo line to be produced outside of Tabacalera La Alianza in the Dominican Republic.


Free E.P. Carrillo Ashtray

If you buy a box of these cigars and find the signature of Perez-Carrillo, you can get a free ashtray from E.P. Carrillo. There are fifty to be given away. Write info@epcarrillo.com if you receive a signed box.

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