The new size is part of the Byron Serie Siglo XXI (21st Century). Other Series include Siglo XIX and XX. The Byron Elegantes will measure 55 x 6.125” and will be sold in humidified cabinets of 25. Only 200 boxes will be available for sale in the U.S. for 2016.
The 5,000 cigars use wrapper from Ecuador and a Dominican Republic binder and all Ligero, Seco and Volado filler leaves origins have not been disclosed.
The Byron Siglo XXI Elegantes use tobacco aged at least 4 years before rolling and then another 5 full years after rolling, aged in very special cedar cabinets. Suggested retail price of the cigars will be $33 each. The humidor boxes of 25 will sell for $825.