Robaina Family “El Padrino”

During one of my trades recently, I was offered up a cigar that I had only heard about, and had never actually seen and was…

Padilla 1932 Oscuro Torpedo

Back before the infamous split of Pepin and Padilla around March of 2008, they produced a limited edition 1932 Oscuro, which, as the name implies,…

Flor de Farach Conchas (1930s)

The Flor de Farach Conchas is mentioned almost nowhere online, and even people who know quite a bit about pre-embargo cigars know almost nothing. It…

Diamond Crown Julius Caeser (Prerelease)

During the middle of the cigar boom—1996 to be exact—the J.C.Newman Cigar Company introduced the Diamond Crown brand of cigars to the world. The second…

Montecristo Maravilla (2005)

Released in 2005 as part of the Colección Habanos, there were only 500 boxes of 20 Montecristo Maravillas produced. The cigar itself is a huge monstrosity,…

AVO 22 (European)

Back in 2002, AVO released one of its first limited edition cigars, the legendary the AVO 22. Crafted by Henke Kelner as a private cigar…

Arturo Fuente Hemingway Classic Sun Grown

In 2003, Arturo Fuente released a special cigar as a promotion for retailers who won a contest. Only 165 boxes of 25 Hemingway Classics with a Ecuadorian sun…

OpusX 952R

In 2002 Fuente partnered with Prometheus to release the so called ForbiddenX Humidor, a limited run humidor with 100 cigars priced at $10,000 per unit. Fifty…

Tatuaje El Triunfador No.6

Back in October of 2009, Pete Johnson of Havana Cellars/Tatuaje Cigars came to Dallas. While there he gave me a prerelease El Triunfador Internationals that had been out in the…

OpusX Love Affair (2009)

During every Christmas season for as long as I can remember, the Fuente family has released their Holiday Releases, which are mostly cigars that are only available,…

Jaime Garcia Reserva Especial (Prerelease)

The Jaime Garcia Reserva Especial is a new cigar blended entirely by Jaime García, son of cigar legend José “Don Pepín” García, and was debuted…