Patina launches the new Sumatra line at PCA 2022; Announcing new samplers and a price increase
At the upcoming PCA Convention & Trade Show, Patina Cigars will launch a new Sumatra line, the company’s fourth core offering.
Its blend includes an Ecuadorian Sumatra oscuro wrapper, Connecticut broadleaf binding, and loads from the United States and Nicaragua. The cigars are produced by the Nicaragua America Cigars SA (NACSA) factory and will be offered in four sizes:
- Patina Sumatra Precipitation (4 x 50) — $8.95 (Box of 16, $143.20)
- Rustic Sumatra Patina (5 x 52) — $10.95 (Box of 16, $175.20)
- Patina Sumatra Copper (6 x 46) — $10.95 (Box of 16, $175.20)
- Patina Sumatra Bronze (6 x 52) — $12.95 (Box of 16, $207.20)
“Sumatra is a continuation of our strategy to create unique core range offerings that are always available to our retailers and consumers,” said Mo Maali of Palina Cigars. “It’s a very dynamic cigar and I can’t wait for people to enjoy it.”
The new line should begin shipping approximately two to three weeks after the show ends, which should have the cigars on shelves in early August.
The company also announced that it will be unveiling a new sampler that includes a rustic 5 x 52 vitola from each of the company’s four main lines, which include Connecticut Patina, Habano Patina, Maduro Patina, and Sumatra Patina. It’ll be priced at $32 and should start shipping around the same time as the Patina Sumatra line ships, meaning they’ll start hitting store shelves in early August.
Finally, the company announced that it would implement a 2% price increase on its Connecticut and Habano lines beginning August 1. wrote in a press release, which noted that this was the first increase on the lines in Patina’s five-year history.
Image courtesy of Patina Cigars.