George Rico of Gran Habano has announced one of his new projects that will be formally unveiled at the 2013 IPCPR Convention and Trade Show: the George Rico STK Miami American Puro.
The new cigar uses a Connecticut wrapper and binder on top of a trio of filler leaves from Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Kentucky. It will be available in three sizes, 4 3/4 x 52, 6 1/4 x 54 and 5 5/8 x 46. Prices have not been announced as of yet.
Rico is also continuing the rollout of what he is calling “Big Boy Trays” for three of his lines, the Connecticut #1, the Habano #3 and Corojo #5. Each tray will feature three sizes from its respective line, a 6 x 60, a 6 x 66 and a 7 x 70. The red Corojo #5 trays have already been spotted at retail.
The cigar will sell for approximately $8-$9 per stick are being made at his GR Tabacaleras Unidas Co. factory in Miami. While it will be a regular, full production cigar, he is projecting about 300 boxes a month to be produced between all three sizes.