Black Label Trading Co. has released the limited edition Morphine line once a year for the last 4 years. This last release (2017) comes in three sizes used on previous releases. “Since this is our fourth vintage of Morphine, I decided to pick my favorite vitolas from the last three years,” said James Brown, the company’s founder. Short Robusto (2017) (4 1/2 x 50) — $10.50 (Boxes of 20, $210), Lancero (2017) (7 1/4 x 42) — $11 (Boxes of 12, $132), Corona (2017) (5 1/2 x 42) — $10.50 (Boxes of 18, $189). The Corona originally came out in in 2014, the Short Robusto in 2015 and the Lancero in 2016. Today we are reviewing the Black Label Trading Company | Morphine Lancero.
The corona comes packaged in 18 count boxes, the short robusto in 20-count boxes, and the lancero comes packaged in 12-count boxes. Each size only had 400 boxes made this year for a total of 20,000 cigars. The blend is the same as previous years with a two wrappers, one Mexican San Andrés Maduro and one Ecuadorian Maduro. The binder is a nicaraguan habano and fillers from Honduras and Nicaragua. The cigars are made at James Brown’s Fabrica Oveja Negra factory in Estelí, Nicaragua.