Oliva Serie V Melanio Figurado
Rated 96 "The Oliva Serie V Melanio Figurado has rich, big notes of leather framed by a range of coffee, caramel and woody intonations. It's a classic smoke."
E.P. Carrillo La Historia E-III
Rated 95 "The Perez-Carrillos worked two years on this cigar, and it shows in the final product, which is finished with a luxurious, dark leaf of Mexican tobacco grown in the San Andres Valley."
Illusione Fume d'Amour Clementes
Rated 95 "...a truly delicious cigar with balance and style, brimming with a rich, nutty cashew taste, hints of nougat sweetness and touches of baking spice."
Rocky Patel Royale Toro
Rated 94 "The Royale is a rich, spicy smoke, with pleasant hints of chocolate. It's a delicious cigar, giving Patel his best-ever showing in a Cigar Aficionado Top 25 test."
Fuente Fuente OpusX PerfecXion X
Rated 94 "With the trademark Fuente Fuente OpusX spice and leathery kick, the smoke also has notes of espresso and oaky wood."
Padron Family Reserve 50 Years Maduro
Rated 94 "The Padron Family Reserve 50 Years Maduro is beautifully pressed, and it is steeped in notes of rich earth, coffee and that trademark cocoa bean quality."
A. Flores 1975 Serie Privada Capa Habano SP52
Rated 93 "The construction on the cigar, with its sharp box press, is superb. The flavor is even better, balanced and very tasty, with pleasant hints of vanilla, coffee bean and cocoa."
Diamond Crown Julius Caeser Robusto
Rated 92 "The Diamond Crown Julius Caeser brand is made for the Newmans by their longtime partners the Fuentes, and the cigar brand is named after the founder of the company, a strong-willed man who took the middle name Caeser when he came to America and was told he needed a middle name."
My Father No. 3 Crema
Rated 92 "The Garcias are a wonderful team (and former Cigar of the Year winners) and this Crema has notes of hickory and almond paste."
San Cristobal Revelation Legend
Rated 92 "The box-pressed cigars are streaky in appearance (fairly typical of cigars wrapped in this type of leaf) and they have a rich, sweet cocoa quality around a core of earthiness and a sweet vanilla-bean finish."
Liga Privada No.9 Belicoso Oscuro
Rated 92 "The Belicoso has notes of white pepper, hints of charcoal, raisins and some chalky notes."
Davidoff Nicaragua Robusto
Rated 91 "The Davidoff Nicaragua Toro earned our No. 3 spot on last year's Top 25 list, and the robusto size is also a standout smoke, with pleasant notes of coconut and savory wood, complemented by touches of cinnamon."
La Gloria Cubana Serie R Esteli No. 54
Rated 91 "It's one of the best La Glorias in years, with a core of leather and coffee notes complemented by a nutty and floral character."
Tatuaje Havana VI Artistas
Rated 91 "The Aristas size is a piramide, with a rich, toasty and earthy quality and that leather note found in many Tatuajes."