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New Wave Connecticut

Connecticut-wrapped cigars have long been a staple in the cigar world, but only Ernesto Perez-Carrillo can take a Connecticut and turn it on its head. Introducing the New Wave Connecticut cigar, a blend that is anything but typical. Designed to be rich and flavorful with a surprising kick of spice, this cigar redefines what a Connecticut can be.

  • Brillantes: Rated 92 by Cigar Aficionado
  • Stellas: Rated 91 by Cigar Aficionado
  • Stellas: Best Bargain Cigars by Cigar Aficionado

Taste – Mild Medium-Flavored

The New Wave Connecticut stands out with its unique combination of flavors. Wrapped in a silky Connecticut leaf, this cigar features a carefully selected blend of premium tobaccos that deliver a robust and dynamic smoking experience. Smokers will enjoy a rich, creamy profile complemented by a delightful spice that sets it apart from traditional Connecticut cigars.

Each puff of the New Wave Connecticut reveals layers of complexity, with notes of earthiness, subtle sweetness, and a hint of peppery spice. This harmonious blend creates a medium-bodied cigar that is both smooth and intriguing, appealing to both seasoned aficionados and those new to the Connecticut style.

Strength – Mild Medium


  • Stellas: 5 1/8 X 42
  • Brillantes: 5 X 50
  • Divinos: 6 X 52
  • El Decano: 6 X 60


  • Origin: Dominican Republic
  • Wrapper: Ecuador
  • Binder: Nicaragua
  • Filler: Nicaragua


Rated 4.5 out of 5
4.5 out of 5 stars (based on 2 reviews)
Very good50%

El 6x60

Rated 5.0 out of 5
4 June, 2024

Saludos desde puerto rico este cigarro está excelente tremendas manos para esta mezclas

José Luis González Ortiz

Good Smoke

Rated 4.0 out of 5
18 December, 2023

I find this cigar pairs very well with Elijah Craig Rye- was very happy and enjoyed the smoke which reveals the mild smoke of the cigar with the hint of spice 😀


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Achievements like this are the confluence of skill, talent and experience. In his 50-year career, Perez-Carrillo has owned factories big and small, worked for a major corporation, and has been making cigars on his own terms for the last decade. Now a two-time Cigar of the Year recipient, the man who’s done it all in the cigar business has just done it again.