Alec Bradley is a boutique cigar company began in 1996 that is making quite a name for itself in the cigar industry. They now boast a growing selection of cigars such as their Prensado line, which recently received a Cigar Insider rating of 93.
Only the highest quality vintage tobaccos and hand workmanship go into A-Fuente cigars, making them a blend of art and craftsmanship. Each leaf is personally selected from a private family reserve set aside exclusively for the making of these cigars. Blended with the finest “Fuente Tobaccos” internationally recognized for their superiority, the A-Fuente Gran Reserva is then skillfully rolled with African Cameroon, Connecticut Shade or the most recent addition to the Gran Reserva line, Ecuadorian Sun Grown, these wrapper tobaccos are the most expensive and sought after wrapper tobacco in the world.
Robert Levin created Ashton cigars in 1985 and today, with the manufacturing expertise of the world renowned Fuente Family. The finest and richest Dominican grown leaf are used for the filler and binder providing Ashton with its unique complexity. The result is a perfect balance of complexity and character.
Casa De Garcia
These less known smokes are made from the finests blends of Honduran and Dominican Tobaccos. With just as much quality and flavor as their more famous “big brother” brands such as Montecristo, H. Upmann, and Romeo y Julieta, these cigars are truly worth discovering.
These cigars are what happen when cigar greats Nestor Plasencia and Manuel Quesada join forces. Created from Nicaraguan tobaccos grown in the Estelí and Jalapa regions of Nicaragua, and brought together to be hand-rolled in Plasencia’s Segovia Cigar Factory.
Christian Eiroa has returned to the cigar business with the formation of CLE Cigar Co. CLE stands for Eiroa’s initials (his middle name is Luís) and is the first cigar to come from his new venture.
CLE comes in three varieties: CLE Cuarenta, made with Habano-seed wrapper, CLE Corojo, made with Corojo wrapper, and the CLE Connecticut, made with the Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade leaf.
Edgar Hoill cigars are a blend of 100% Nicaraguan Tobaccos, and they come in three unique vitolas. These cigars are full bodied and known for their unorthodox shapes.
La Flor Dominicana
La Flor Dominicana was founded in 1996 in Santiago, Dominican Republic under the direction of Litto and Ines Gomez. These cigars are grown and wrapped entirely in the Dominican Republic, so the entire process can be overseen to ensure quality.
Offering a Dominican version of the legendary Havanas, these Macanudos are smooth smoking with a sweet finish. Though they aren’t the original Cubans, Montecristo invites you to try and tell the difference, with the same legendary quality and flavor.
My Father Cigars
My Father cigars were introduced in 2008 by Jaime Garcia, son of the renowned Don Jose “Pepin” Garcia, at Jaime’s My Father factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. These full-bodied cigars contain Nicaraguan longfillers and a hybrid Ecuadorian Habano Rosado/Criollo wrapper.
Onyx cigars are medium to full-bodied cigars handmade in the Dominican Republic with Dominican Piloto Cubano and Nicaraguan tobaccos, a Nicaraguan binder, and a Connecticut Broadleaf maduro wrapper. Some Onyx, such as the Reserve, feature Peruvian, Cuban-seed Ligero tobaccos.
These Cuban-seed, Nicaraguan cigars are as rich as their heritage. Narrowly escaping from Cuba to America after being critically wounded for opposing Castro, Nick Perdomo Sr. continued the family cigar business, creating these rich, smooth-smoking gems in his family’s Cuban tradition.
Primo Del Rey
Primo del Rey cigars have been a favorite to aficionados for years. Now made in Honduras, they are known for their consistently smooth taste, aromatic smoke and moderate price. They feature Honduran and Nicaraguan Filler, with Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade wrappers.
Rocky Patel continues to be a massive player in the cigar market. With almost 20 series to choose from, there is truly something for everyone. Patel’s cigar lines range from the Edge series, which continues to be one of the top-selling cigars in the country to the beautifully aged Vintages and Old World series.
Romeo Y Julieta
Romeo y Julieta’s legendary smoothness and hearty flavor are due to the use of only the most choice Nicaraguan & Honduran longfiller tobaccos. With over a century of tradition behind each smoke, (Shakespeare aside) there’s nothing tragic about these premium cigars.
St. Louis Rey
The return of a legend in an all-new blend! St Luis Rey cigars offer a flavorful smoke made from Honduran and Nicaraguan Cuban-seed filler, Honduran binder and a dark Nicaraguan wrapper. St Luis Rey cigars offer smooth, well-rounded flavor and an enticing aroma while maintaining their affordable price.
Te Amo Revolution
Blended with tons of uniquely flavorful San Andrés leaf and finished with the Negro wrapper that made the original line so beloved, these additions to the longstanding Te-Amo family have been crafted with a “boutique cigar” presentation in mind. A bit fuller in body than their predecessors, they’re rich, fragrant, expertly built, and extremely satisfying.