The Boutique Blend Cigars brand was officially launched in February of 2012 but, the project actually started 2 years earlier in the Dominican Republic. In 2010, the Swag Puro Dominicano was released and went on to become very popular. At the end of 2011, the Aging Room Small Batch M356 was introduced.
In 2012, Boutique Blends Cigars combined their distinct brands, Aging Room and Swag under one company and launched a new website.
The full lineup from Aging Room is:
M356 – this cigar has a Habano wrapper, Dominican filler and binder. The M356 comes in 5 vitolas. The blend was created by Jose A. (Jochy) Blanco.
Quattro – this cigar has a Sumatra 2003 wrapper and Dominican fillers and binder leaves. IT is also available in 5 vitolas. The wrapper leaves have been aged since 2003.
Havao – has an Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper and a Habano Criollo filler and binder. This blend comes in 7 vitolas and is considered a mild cigar.
M21 – this cigar is only offered in one vitola, the Fortissimo (5 ¾ x 47). It is a Limited Edition and the blend is a Dominican Puro. This is a full bodied cigar.
AR Maduro – this cigar is available in 5 vitolas and is comprised of a Nicaraguan Maduro wrapper and Dominican filler and binder leaves. It is medium to full in body.
The full lineup from Swag is:
Puro Dominicano – there are 6 vitolas in this blend. It is comprised of a Habano wrapper and Dominican filler and binder tobacco. As the name implies, this is a Dominican Puro.
South Beach – another Dominican Puro, the South beach is available in 4 vitolas and has a Habano wrapper and Dominican filler and binder.
Swag S – available in 5 vitolas, this cigar is comprised of a San Andreas Maduro wrapper and Dominican filler and binder leaves. This is a medium to full bodied cigar.
Oliveros Flavors – The Flavors line are small cigarillos in a variety of popular flavors such as Honey, Chocolate, Mojito, etc.
Wildpack – The Wildpack is a series of experimental blends created to give the consumer an opportunity to choose the next small batch release from Boutique Blends. There are 5 different blends in this sampler pack.
Many of the lines mentioned above have gone on to win high praise in various reviews and awarded top marks in major magazines. The corporate headquarters are in Miami. FL and the company is led by Rafael Nodal and Hank Bischoff.Spotlight: Boutique Blends Cigars by Tom Ufer