2019, the Chinese zodiac’s year of the pig, is nearly upon us, and Davidoff is marking the occasion, as they always do, with a corresponding limited edition cigar and accessory.
The $39 cigar is a pigtailed 6x54 Gran Toro featuring an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper, San Andrés binder and filler tobaccos from Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic. According to a Davidoff press release, the four-country blend is “sophisticated, complex and flavourful.” Production of the cigar is limited to 9,300 boxes.
In addition to the cigar, Davidoff is introducing a limited edition Year of the Pig ashtray. Only 300 of these aluminum pieces were made. It’s a sleek design inspired by what a Davidoff release described as “the Pig’s voluptuous curves.” While we at Cigar Snob don’t tend to think of porcine curves as “voluptuous,” we can kinda see what they’re getting at. In any case, it’s an attractive, minimalist ashtray that’s sure to turn heads. MSRP is $395.