The Joya de Nicaragua Antaño CT is getting a fifth vitola this summer.
During tonight’s Drew Estate’s Freestyle Live event, Juan Ignacio Martínez, executive president of Joya de Nicaragua, announced the Joya de Nicaragua Antaño CT Lonsdale, a 6 5/8 x 44 lonsdale size. The MSRP was not announced.
Joya de Nicaragua also announced a new retail initiative called Club de Amigos of JDN. The details of the program have not been announced, but it seems likely that it will be similar to Drew Estate’s Drew Diplomat Retail Program. The Antaño CT Lonsdale will debuted at retailers that are part of the Club de Amigos of JDN.
The Antaño CT was introduced in 2019 and was the Robusto vitola was named halfwheel’s Cigar of the Year of 2019. It uses an Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper over a Nicaraguan binder and Nicaraguan fillers.
In addition to the new Antaño CT vitola, Drew Estate announced the new Nica Rustica Adobe.
Drew Estate distributes Joya de Nicaragua in the U.S.