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Those who were fortunate enough to obtain and smoke one of Robb Report’s 2011 Best of the Best selections,
San Cristobal was introduced a few years ago as a collaboration between Ashton—one of the most innovative of today’s cigar companies—and J
During the Great Depression and the days of the 5-cent cigar, New York’s self-proclaimed "Tobacconist to the World" Nat Sherman
The Dominican Republic produces the greatest number of non-Cuban cigars made today, and the company that started it all was La Aurora, which
At a major tobacco trade show recently, there was bustling excitement at the booths of Arturo Fuente, a company known for the quirk of exh
"They told me I wouldn’t last 10 years in this business," says Rakesh "Rocky" Patel, the Hollywood attorney who gave up his prac
First there were round-bodied parejos, then the taper-tipped figurados and box-pressed cigars.
There is a rare sweetness in the smoke of My Father Cigars Limited Edition 2010 (
If we gave an award for the cigar we would most like to smoke on the golf course, this would be the winner. The H.
Cigar making is traditionally a family affair, with multiple generations working together in the factories and on the farms.
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Characteristics Although this is one of the newest variations on this classic cigar, it still carries the traditional Ecuadorian Sumatra wrap
Characteristics Sweet earthy spice with a hint of pepper and leather, this cigar has a sophisticated strength with a complexity reserved for
Characteristics A taste as silky smooth as its luxurious, well-aged Connecticut wrapper.
Characteristics The Connecticut broadleaf wrapper and Nicaraguan filler and binder give this cigar a chocolatey-buttery complexity, with a lo
Characteristics Full-bodied and spicy, thanks to its El Bajo sun-grown Ecuadorian wrapper.
Characteristics Made by Tabacalera de Garcia in the Dominican Republic, this is by far the best version of the Dominican-made Trinidad.
Characteristics The first all-Dominican puro, every shape smokes with a consistently rich, meaty flavor, right down to the band.
Characteristics An almost perfume-like bouquet and a rich, sophisticated smoke that sizzles at the top end of medium-well.
Characteristics A firm smoke, with a complex, heady spice, like thick, wet grass.
Characteristics The ruggedly textured, box-pressed Costa Rican 5-year-old dark and oily maduro wrapper plays well against the Nicaraguan fill
Characteristics With its elegant dark brown Morrón maduro wrapper from the Mexico’s San Andres Valley, this well-fermented leaf radiates with
Characteristics Depth of flavor massaged into mellow strength, with plenty of power in the undercurrent, it’s like a New York Strip without a
Characteristics Avant-garde is the word here.
Characteristics: A spicy smoke with lots of finesse. Insider’s Tip This is an old Cuban shape that is very difficult to make.
Characteristics Very complex yet not overbearing; a great daytime and early-evening smoke.
Characteristics Exotic top Notes reminiscent of curry and saffron, and with a dark five-year-aged Connecticut broadleaf maduro wrapper that
Characteristics A mellow yet spicy smoke, as the result of cedar aging and a shade-grown Connecticut wrapper.
Characteristics A rich, sweet, raisiny smoke with a cocoa aroma, and deep, wet earthy flavors. This is definitely an evening cigar.