Zino Platinum Crown

    Characteristics Avant-garde is the word here. The three-cigar packaging is very BMW: It looks like a striped platinum metallic matchbox with a striker on the side and comes with a supply of elegant black wooden matches and a concierge card for ordering more cigars. The cigars are expertly made and feature a beautiful Connecticut shade wrapper and Dominican and Peruvian filler, which add a touch of sweetness to each puff. There are five shapes in this series, but the chunky little puffed-up 5 7/8 x 61 Chubby Especial is the real attention-getter. Insider's Tip Not for someone on Social Security. Note: Prices are average suggested retail and do not reflect local or state taxes.

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