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Meridian

Battles: 606

Wins: 53%

Score: 78

Meridian

In 2015, Cornelius & Anthony debuted Meridian, a nautical-themed cigar blended in the Dominican Republic at PDR Cigars. Strangely, the cigars were never released. Then, in 2016, C&A returned with a completely new look. The new C&A brand introduced two new cigars early in the year, both being blended at burgeoning and boutique factories (El Titan de Bronze and La Zona).

After a good reception for the revamped brand, Cornelius introduced another two cigars at IPCPR 2016: Venganza and Meridian. And while Venganza was new to consumers, the Meridian name caught the eye of a few trained eyes. The cigars were completely redesigned, showcasing artwork to match the new look of C&A, as well as being moved to Nicaragua and featuring a completely new blend.

Meridian marked the fourth release for C&A in 2016, with one blend (Cornelius) coming out of Miami and the other three from Estelí (Daddy Mac, Venganza, Meridian).

The Blend has rich notes of spice and wood with a lingering sweetness that creates a creamy, refined balance. Meridian is a a solid, medium-bodied cigar that delivers an experience you will want to revisit again and again. We invite you to navigate your way to the new Meridian and never stop exploring.
—Cornelius & Anthony

cigar Breakdown

Ecuador

Wrapper

Natural

Shade

Nicaragua

Binder

Nicaragua

Dominican Republic

Filler tobacco countries

Cornelius & Anthony Premium Cigars

Company

La Zona

Factory

Regular

Production

2016

Release year

$ 8.25 - $ 10.25

Price

strength5/10
body6/10
flavor6/10

Core flavors

Damp SoilBlack PepperCedarDried FruitRaw TobaccoMilkMustNougatNutmeg