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Top 25 Cigars

Dunhill Aged Maduro Short Robusto is #22 of the Top 25 of 2016

Dunhill Aged Maduro Short Robusto is #22 of the Top 25 of 2016

Released in 2016, Dunhill Aged Maduro is the newly arrived Maduro version of Dunhill’s long-established “Aged” series. This new line from the BAT producer won over our tasting panel and earned itself a place in Cigar Journal’s Top 25.

Tabaquero by Hamlet Paredes Toro Named No.23 of Cigar Journal’s Top 25 of 2016

As the name suggests, Hamlet Paredes was responsible for Rocky Patel’s Tabaquero by Hamlet Paredes line, which debuted in the US in mid-2015. The line is rolled at Rocky Patel’s TAVICUSA factory in Nicaragua and has been available in Europe since early 2016.

Villiger San’Doro Colorado Robusto is #24 of Cigar Journal’s Top 25 of 2016

In fall 2015, three Villiger San’Doro variations were introduced in Toro formats. In 2016, the blends became available in Robusto and Churchill formats. The San’Doro Colorado Robusto our tasting panel smoked for the winter issue of Cigar Journal has lingered on our minds.

Eiroa Classic Prensado is Cigar Journal’s Cigar of the Year 2015

In 2015, Christian Luis Eiroa undertook his first endeavor to also establish his new brands across the globe. Our cigar of the year is a classic, box-pressed Corona, which impresses even the most fastidious palate. Tasting notes: Espresso and woody aromas, in addition, gingerbread and a gingery spiciness …

Padrón Family Reserve No. 50 Maduro Named #2 of Top 25

The Family Reserve No. 50 was created to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Padrón Cigars and was launched in the USA at the end of 2014, and worldwide in 2015. Tasting notes: Fine honey and chocolate sweetness, underlaid by espresso, woody and roasted aromas …

Don Pepín García Black Edition 1979 Robusto is #3 of Top 25

The My Father line Don Pepín García Black Label (known as Cuban Classic in the USA) is the first blend from Pepín that was produced in the then newly opened Tabacalera Cubana in Estelí, Nicaragua. We took another look at this milestone from the career of this industry great and were utterly impressed …

Emilio AF2 Toro is #5 of Cigar Journal’s Top 25 of 2015

Gary Griffith from Delaware/USA is the mastermind behind the brand Emilio, which he founded in 2010 before he retired in May of 2015. The cigar isn’t a new release – it simply took some time before this cigar was brought to our attention. We are all the more grateful for this new „discovery“.