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Best Buy 2017

Cigar Journal’s Best Buy Cigars In 2017

We combed through our blind tastings of the year 2017 to find out which cigars received a “Best Buy” attribute last year.

The basis for our decision is the price per gram of tobacco. The cigars whose price per gram lies significantly below those of competing products receive the attribute Best Buy. Note, however, that because we disclose to our international readers prices in US dollars, Euros and Swiss francs, where possible, it may happen that a certain cigar is particularly favorable in US dollars, but in other currencies, on the other hand, has average prices. So, as you are reading, please take into account the various pricings in the three currencies.


Best Buys With 89 Points

Beast Robusto | Dom. Rep.
Kristoff Original Criollo Robusto | Dom. Rep.
Villa Zamorano No. 15 | Honduras
Casa de Torres Salomones | Nicaragua
Imperiales by León Jimenes Maduros Toro | Dom. Rep.
Villa Zamorano Robusto | Honduras
Matilde Quadrata Toro Bravo | Dom. Rep.
A.J. Fernandez New World Gordo | Nicaragua
Villiger 1888 Corona | Dom. Rep.
Kristoff Ligero Maduro Matador | Dom. Rep.
La Aurora Black Lion Corojo Toro | Dom. Rep.
Daniel Marshall Red Label Churchill | Nicaragua
Maria Mancini EL 2017 Toro Lindo Maduro | Honduras
Flor de Copan Special Edition Gran Toro | Honduras
A.J. Fernandez Bellas Artes Gordo | Nicaragua
La Gloria Cubana Colección Reserva by Ernesto Perez-Carrillo Robusto | Dom. Rep.
La Aurora ADN Dominicano Robusto | Dom. Rep.
Nat Sherman Metropolitan Habano Toro | Nicaragua


Best Buys With 90 Points

Oliveros Gran Retorno Habano Fiddle | Dom. Rep.
El Galan Reserva Especial Obesos | Nicaragua
Sublimes Grande | Nicaragua
Balmoral Añejo XO Gordito | Dom. Rep.
A.J. Fernandez Enclave Churchill | Nicaragua
Canned Heat Robusto | Nicaragua
VegaFina Short Robusto | Dom. Rep.
Maria Mancini Edición Limitada 2016 Robusto Particular | Honduras
La Aurora Black Lion Connecticut Robusto | Dom. Rep.
CAO Consigliere Associate | Nicaragua
La Galera Connecticut El Lector | Dom. Rep.
Cain F 654T | Nicaragua
VegaFina Nicaragua Edición Especial Wide | Dom. Rep.
Perdomo Bourbon Barrel Aged Epicure Maduro | Nicaragua
Alec Bradley Coyol Belicoso | Honduras
Joya de Nicaragua Antaño Gran Reserva Gran Cónsul | Nicaragua
Gurkha Havana Legend Toro | Nicaragua
Oliva Gilberto Reserva 5×50 | Nicaragua
Paradiso (US: San Cristóbal) Quintessence Epicure | Nicaragua
El Galan Reserva Especial Connecticut Apuestos | Nicaragua
Perdomo 20th Anniversary Connecticut Epicure | Nicaragua
CAO Pilón Toro | Nicaragua
Kristoff San Andrés 660 | Dom. Rep.
Corrida Honduras Robusto+ | Honduras


Best Buys With 91 Points

La Aurora Black Lion Cameroon Gran Toro | Dom. Rep.
Cain F Sungrown 660 | Nicaragua
El Galan Reserva Especial Connecticut Airoso | Nicaragua
Kristoff Cameroon Robusto | Dom. Rep.
Doña Nieves Sentimiento Aprecio | Nicaragua
Querida Toro | Nicaragua
Aging Room Solera Corojo Fantastico | Dom. Rep.
La Galera Maduro El Lector | Dom. Rep.
Kristoff Brittania Reserva Matador | Dom. Rep.
Sublimes Magnum | Nicaragua
La Galera Maduro No. 1 | Dom. Rep.
La Rosa de Sandiego Habano Robusto | Nicaragua
Joya Black Doble Robusto | Nicaragua
A.J. Fernandez New World Puro Especial Short Churchill | Nicaragua


Best Buys With 92 Points

Aging Room Solera Dominican Sun Grown Fantastico | Dom. Rep.
VegaFina Fortaleza 2 Toro Stalk Cut | Dom. Rep.
La Galera Habano El Lector | Dom. Rep.
Perdomo Bourbon Barrel Aged Epicure Connecticut | Nicaragua
León Jimenes Doble Maduro Sumo Short Robusto | Dom. Rep.
Villiger La Meridiana Edición Limitada Toro Gordo | Nicaragua


Best Buys With 93 Points

Perdomo 20th Anniversary Sun Grown Corona Grande | Nicaragua
La Flor Dominicana 1994 Conga | Dom. Rep.

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