Cigars are associated with power, status and luxury as they are a hot favorite among the rich and the famous. Often, stylish characters in movies are shown smoking cigars as they are expensive fare, beyond the reach of a common man. Still, some cigar brands continue to rule the hearts of many around the world.
Here are the best brands of cigars in the world:
10. Padron Serie 1962 80 years
One of the most appreciate and loved cigar brand in the world is Padron Serie 1962 80 years, which gets its unusual name from its origin. Actually, the cigar was released to commemorate the 80th birthday of Jose Orlando, the founder of the brand. The cigar is marketed in premium packages of eight pieces and is even available as a single piece.
Price: $ 30
Stradivarius is another well known cigar brand, which uses fine quality tobacco from Dominican Republic and Mexico to manufacture cigars with a unique flavor and rich aroma. It comes in a pack of 10 sticks.
Price: $ 34.70
8. Cohiba Esplendido
The next name on the list of best brands of cigars in the world is that of Cohiba Esplendido, a Cuban brand which dates back to the sixties. It comes in two packs, one with three cigars and another in a box of 25 cigars.
Price: $ 34
Regarded as one of the finest cigars in the world, Louixs is the brand to make it next on this list. This high priced cigar is a product of the leading manufacturer called Goldwin Metropolitan Company and is sold as a single piece.
Price: $ 50
6. Arturo Fuente Opus X BBMF
Arturo Fuente Opus X BBMF is a rare brand of cigars, which makes it to this list on account of its amazing aroma and extraordinary flavor. It is hard to find this particular brand in stores as it is considered a collector’s item.
Price: $ 55
5. King of Denmark
This brand of cigars is as royal as its name and its specialty can be judged from the fact that only 30 pieces are manufactured in a day and all of them are made to order, being wrapped in a foil of gold, which bears the name of the client. Clients can have it customized by having a precious crown made of gold, silver and diamond added to it.
Price: $ 75
4. Fuente Don Arturo AniverXario
The special thing about this cigar brand, besides its wonderful aroma and taste, is the fact that it had been formulated in 2001 by Carlito Fuente to honor his father Arturo Fuente. However, the brand reached the market in 2008 only.
Price: $ 78
3. Arturo Fuente Opus X “A”
Next among the best brands of cigars in the world is Arturo Fuente Opus X “A”, a rare collection which is available as a single stick at select stores only or at some online retailers.
Price: $ 79
2. Cohiba Behike
Cohiba Behike is a famous brand which captured the market right from its inception in 2006, when it was showcased as a limited edition with only 100 pieces manufactured in the first year. The brand plans to introduce cheaper and more affordable variants of this cigar in the market very soon.
Price: $ 470
1. Gurkha Black Dragon
One of the best cigar brands in the world is Gurkha Black Dragon, which is revered not only for its taste, but also its unique packaging in hand carved chests. It is also the rarest and most expensive cigar in the world, which can be bought only at select stores.
Price: $ 1150
All these cigar brands are loved by the rich and the famous and they are ready to spend a fortune to buy them as a part of their collection.