1. The Gurkha “Black Dragon.” Gurkha’s limited edition “Black Dragon” blends old and rare tobaccos collected from all parts of the world. Only five hand-carved camel bone boxes of 100 cigars were produced, making this a very rare find – if you can find it at all! Price: $1,150.
2. The Cohiba “Behike.” Cohiba released the Behike cigar at the XII Festival del Habano in 2010. It can only be purchased and smoked (legally) in Cuba and Europe. The special way the medio tiempo leaves of this tobacco plant catch the sunlight creates a distinct flavor and aroma that sets it apart. Price: $470.
3. Goldwin Tobacco’s “Louixs.” The most expensive cigar in full production. Luxury cigar producer Goldwin Tobacco named this Rosado after the King of France, Louixs XIV, known to favor fine wines and products “fit for royalty.” Louixs cigars are hand-leafed from tobacco selected in the field and rolled by fifth generation tobacconists. An amazing two hour experience. Price: $50.
4. Arturo Fuente’s “Opus X.” World renowned for quality, Fuente delivers full-bodied cigar offers a rich, robust flavor. The wrapper is matched with a vintage tobacco filler and binder grown in the Dominican Republic. Price: $35.
5. Padron’s “Series 1926 80 years.” Released to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Padron’s founder and cigar master, Jose Padron, these cigars come in a double corona format with the binder, filler and wrapper, all from Nicaragua. Price: $30.