In April of 2016, AJF Cigar Co. introduced a small, rothschild cigar, dubbed “Last Call“. These short smokes focused on big flavors and a low price point, vying for a spot cigar smoker’s “late night” lineup. The idea reportedly came about when Fernández took a liking to a certain blend to finish out the 4th quarter of Monday & Thursday Night Football games.
Only three months after the original release, AJF announced the cigar’s followup—Last Call Maduro. Where the originals utilized an Ecuador Habano wrapper over Nicaraguan fillers, the Maduro showcases a more gritty, Pennsylvania Broadleaf-seed Nicaraguan leaf over Nicaraguan filler.
Both cigars were originally planned to use the 4½″ × 48 “Geniales” rothschild size, but have now expanded to encompass a range of 5 vitolas.
- Wrapper: Nicaraguan Pennsylvania Broadleaf Maduro
- Binder: Nicaraguan
- Filler: Nicaraguan
- Factory: Tabacalera A.J. Fernández Cigars de Nicaragua (Nicaragua)
- Production: Regular Production
- Packaging: 25-ct boxes
- Price: $5.00 – $6.00