The newest addition to E.P. Carrillo Cigars’ Dimensions Series, the INCH RINGMASTER, is a statement by Master Blender, Ernesto Perez-Carrillo that celebrates the “big-ring-gauge” trend the Carrillo cigars brand helped pioneer, while also proving how bigger can indeed be better thanks to the craftsmanship and attention to detail for which the brand is known. The name is inspired by Ernesto himself, often referred to as “the RINGMASTER” for being among the first to boldly offer larger ring-gauge cigars, and then perfect the art of blending the ideal mix of tobaccos for big-ring-gauge cigars. The Dimension Series is a nod to this creativity, and like the rest of the INCH line, the RINGMASTER invites smokers to break free from the expected and find new and enticing “Dimensions” to the way they enjoy cigars. E.P. Carrillo announced the official launch of RINGMASTER at the IPCPR 2018 Trade Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada and soon, it will be ready to hit the shelves of humidors near you!
“The RINGMASTER is a testament to the Carrillo Cigars concept that size adds dimension to the smoking experience. Within every inch you will find a different complexity, and you find that it changes as you smoke. Holding the RINGMASTER in your fingers will absolutely be time well spent,” said founder and master blender Ernesto Perez-Carrillo. “Everyone knows trends come and go. Big-Ring Cigars are not a fad, they are here to stay.”
As a new member of the INCH line, the RINGMASTER is a true INCH-sized cigar, a 64-ring gauge adorned with a dark Nicaraguan wrapper that covers Nicaraguan binders and fillers, making it the first Nicaraguan Puro in E.P. Carrillo Cigars’ INCH line. With a spicy top note of black pepper, the RINGMASTER leads to a set of mid notes containing wood, earth and nutty flavors that lead to a long, subtle and sweet finish. The cigar is easy on the draw and a full mouth of smoke that will entice the smoker with rich, creamy and balanced flavors. Available in two sizes, 5 3/8 X 64 and 6 1/2 X 64, this complex cigar is sure to leave cigar lovers coming back for more.
“My father has very deep roots in the tobacco industry that go back to my grandfather, Ernesto Perez-Carrillo, Sr. Thanks to those beginnings, my father has masterminded all of our blends, and the RINGMASTER is no exception,” says Lissette Perez-Carrillo, Ernesto Perez-Carrillo’s daughter and co-founder of E.P. Carrillo Cigars. “He definitely had his soul in it when he blended the RINGMASTER, which speaks to his entire trajectory of mastering his true calling in life.”
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