Tatuaje Serie P Miami

Tatuaje’s “Cuban Sandwhich”, the Miami-made Serie P Miami has been made in very limited quantities since 2003 and in only available to select retailers. Available in two sizes (Corona Gorda & Robusto), the unbanded cigar is made of both the long and short fillers that are remaining after the production of the Tatuaje Brown Label…

Villiger La Flor de Ynclan

In an attempt to reestablish themselves in the premium handmade cigar industry, Villiger Cigars North America (best known for machine-made cigars) has reblended and relaunched the Villiger La Flor de Ynclan. The 2017 rendition is a collaboration between former Villiger CEO Heinrich Villiger and master blender Jose Matias Maragoto of ABAM Cigar Factory in the Dominican Republic. Manufacturer: ABAM S.R.L.…

Emilio AF2

Emilio Cigars, founded on 2010, is one third of Boutiques Unified, a Northeastern US-based boutique cigar company made up of Emilio, Black Label Trading Co and Nomad Cigar Co. Produced by AJ Fernandez, the AF line of cigars was named as a tribute to the cigar maker. Manufacturer: Tabacalera A.J. Fernandez Cigars de Nicaragua S.A.…

Diesel Grind

Formerly an internet-only cigar through Cigars International, the Diesel Grind from A.J. Fernandez has now made it’s way to the General Cigar catalog and exclusively to your local brick and mortar tobacconist. Manufacturer: Tabacalera A.J. Fernandez Cigars de Nicaragua S.A. Wrapper: Habano Binder: Nicaragua Filler: Nicaragua Vitola: 4.88 x 50, Robusto Purchased From: Belle Meade…

The T

The T is a collaboration from Matt Booth (formerly of Room 101 Cigars), Robert Caldwell of Caldwell Cigar Co., and A.J. Fernandez of A.J. Fernandez Cigars. Manufacturer: Tabacalera A.J. Fernandez Cigars de Nicaragua S.A. Wrapper: Nicaragua Binder: Nicaragua Filler: Nicaragua Vitola: 5 x 52 Box-pressed Purchased From: Smoker’s Abbey, Nashville, TN Price: $10.99 Notes: Dark…

Carolina Blue Cigars

Boutique cigar companies have gained more popularity over the last five or so years. Because of this niche market, those that love premium cigars are not only given more options of product to enjoy, but it allows those interested in entering the business (not just big companies) the opportunity to produce cigars that appeal to…

The Gold Standard: Fratello Oro

Earlier this year I wrote about how for months I searched high and low for a Brick and Mortar that sold Fratello cigars (Fratello Smoke Break With Omar de Frias). After turning over every stone I could, I ended up in W.C. Draper Tobacconist in Washington, DC during the summer of 2015 and I found what…