Drew Estate is rolling out a new shipment of its Pappy Van Winkle cigars, a small-batch blend meant to be paired alongside the highly sought-after Bourbons and ryes. For the 2016 release of Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve Barrel Fermented, the company is adding a Churchill vitola as well as a unique figurado called Pappy Drew Limitada, which will only be available to customers who purchase a box of each size.
"We launched in 2015 with the Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve Barrel
Fermented Robusto and Toro sizes only," said Jonathan Drew, co-founder
of Drew Estate. "This year we added the Churchill and the Pappy Drew
Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve Barrel Fermented is blended with two
wrappers: a Kentucky-grown barrel fermented leaf over a Mexican San
Andres leaf. Drew Estate refers to the process of combining wrappers as
"tapa negra." The binder and filler is made up of all-Nicaraguan
The cigars are shipping now, but can only be ordered through the Van Winkle family's online marketplace, pappyco.com.