1. Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Sobremesa cigar

    1. Sobremesa

    Battle Rating: 1595 Wins: 5049 Losses: 2647

    Sobremesa is the first release from Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust, the latest venture from industry veteran Steve Saka—marking a highly-anticipated release for cigar enthusiasts worldwide, after Saka’s departure from Drew Estate.

  2. Padrón 1926 Serie No. 90 natural cigar

    2. Padrón 1926 Serie No. 90 – Natural

    Battle Rating: 1553 Wins: 462 Losses: 265

    Among the many special releases in 2016 for brand patriarch José Orlando Padrón’s 90th birthday was the 1926 Serie No. 90, using special tubo packaging, a new robusto size, and the line’s first use of a non-box-pressed shape.

  3. Padrón Family Reserve 50 Years maduro cigar

    3. Family Reserve 50 Years – Maduro

    Battle Rating: 1539 Wins: 2382 Losses: 1189

    Padrón Family Reserve 50 Years Maduro utilizes the finest tobaccos available from Padrón, having a 5×54 box-pressed robusto vitola, in celebration of the brand’s 50th Anniversary.

  4. Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Mi Querida cigar

    4. Mi Querida

    Battle Rating: 1532 Wins: 1349 Losses: 1032

    Mi Querida by Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust marks the brand’s highly-anticipated introduction to a Connecticut Broadleaf maduro blend, for which brand owner Steve Saka is well-known.

  5. Liga Privada T52 cigar

    5. Liga Privada T52

    Battle Rating: 1529 Wins: 168 Losses: 57

    Liga Privada T52 is the hugely successful successor to Drew Estate’s Liga Privada No. 9 cigar. T52 uses a special, stalk-cut & cured, sun-grown Habano wrapper from the famed Connecticut River Valley. This rare wrapper makes T52 among Drew Estate’s most limited cigars to this day.

  6. Fuente Fuente OpusX Angel's Share cigar

    6. Fuente Fuente OpusX Angel’s Share

    Battle Rating: 1527 Wins: 929 Losses: 641

    Arturo Fuente introduced the Angel’s Share blend 17 years after the original OpusX cigar. Angel’s Share uses lower priming leaves and a slightly tweaked filler for a milder OpusX experience. The cigars were introduced along a series of new releases to celebrate the company’s 100th anniversary.

  7. Fuente Fuente OpusX 20 Years Celebration cigar

    7. Fuente Fuente OpusX 20 Years Celebration

    Battle Rating: 1524 Wins: 591 Losses: 324

    Arturo Fuente celebrates 20 years since the original launch of the OpusX with the special-edition Fuente Fuente OpusX 20 Years Celebration, using a new/tweaked blend (including lower-priming wrapper) and a striking new OpusX blue presentation.

  8. Drew Estate Liga Privada No. 9 cigar 1 star

    8. Liga Privada No. 9

    Battle Rating: 1512 Wins: 7389 Losses: 3236

    A maduro lover’s dream come true. The Liga Privada No 9 from Drew Estate is a dark and oily gem that generates a massive billow of smoke with each puff. Liga Privada No. 9 claimed the #1 Cigar of the Year for 2016 at Cigar Wars.

  9. Fuente Fuente OpusX Belicoso XXX cigar

    9. Fuente Fuente OpusX Belicoso XXX

    Battle Rating: 1507 Wins: 6777 Losses: 3058

    OpusX XXX incorporates the original OpusX blend, the first successful Dominican puro—though it has been slightly tweaked for its small size, making for a stronger smoking experience.

  10. Ashton VSG Virgin Sun Grown cigar

    10. Ashton VSG

    Battle Rating: 1506 Wins: 6576 Losses: 4617

    Ashton Virgin Sun Grown cigars feature a proprietary, sun-grown wrapper over Dominican fillers that have been blended by the renowned Fuente family in the Dominican Republic.