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Holiday Stars: Collector’s Choice

The Arturo Fuente 100th Anniversary Destino Siglo ($416–$520; http://www.cigar​family.com) is aptly subtitled Autor. The limited-edition book-shaped boxes are dedicated to the story of the Fuente family and are filled with 26 100th Anniversary Dominican puros in two rows of 13—the Fuente family’s lucky number. Most of the tobaccos were grown at Château de la Fuente, […]

BEST of the BEST 2014 | Leisure | Cigars: Macanudo Estate Reserve

Celebrating the 45th anniversary of the Macanudo brand’s founding, the Macanudo Estate Reserve (www​.cigarworld.com, $16 to $18) is the first iteration of what will become an annual limited edition. The Estate Reserve is unlike any previous Macanudo. Its Connecticut shade wrapper was sourced from an independent grower, and the filler and binder tobaccos are all […]

Holiday Stars: Dominican Republic

BLACK DIAMOND Made for the J.C. Newman Cigar Company by its partner Tabacalera A. Fuente y Cia., Diamond Crown has always been known for its Connecticut shade wrapper and trademark 54-ring gauge in a variety of lengths. The best Connecticut broadleaf is deeply fermented, resulting in the dark, oily wrapper of the relaunched Black Diamond, […]

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