The J.D. Howard was an alias name by American Outlaw Jesse James. There was a period of time where James lived in Nashville, Tennessee (city where Crowned Heads is headquarted). During that period of time he took on the name J.D. Howard.
Crowned Heads once again will turn to Ernesto Perez-Carrillo who will blend the cigar at his Tabacalera La Alianza S.A. factory located in the Dominican Republic.
Here are the details as reported by Cigar Aficionado:
The J.D. Howard Reserve will feature a multi-national tobacco blend:
Wrapper: Brazilian Arapiraca
Binder: Ecuadorian Sumatra
The J.D. Howard Reserve will be launched in five sizes:
HR46: 6 x 46 (Parejo)
HR48: 5 x 48 (Parejo)
HR52: 6 x 52 (Parejo)
HR54: 5 x 54 (Parejo)
HR50: 5 5/8 x 50 (Figuardo shape known as Aguilas)