This morning, Matilde Cigars announced their third line as a company. The line will be called the Matilde Quadrata, and it will be their first box-pressed release. The line will consist of three vitola offerings, and each vitola offering will come in 20 count boxes. The blend is designed to be full flavor while smoking at a level between medium and full for strength. It is going to lie between Renacer and Oscura in terms of strength. The three vitola offerings will be Robusto, Torpedo and Toro Bravo, and the actual measurements will be 5 1/4" by 50 ring gauge, 6" by 52 ring gauge and 6 1/2" by 54 ring gauge respectively.
The blend will be composed of tobacco from three countries, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua and Ecuador, and the blend breakdown is as follows: Filler will be a combination of Nicaraguan and Dominican Republic, binder will be Dominican Republic and the wrapper will be Ecuadorian Habano. Production will come out of Tabacalera Palma in the Dominican Republic. The prices will range from $8.50 on the Robusto to $9.00 on the Torpedo an Toro Bravo. Shipping will occur right after the show, beating the August 8th, 2016 regulation date set by the FDA.