What can we say, this was an oddball group with somewhat surprising results, including a high score for the German market exclusive Wunder|Lust. The group scored well, with a combined record of 53.76%—placing the cigars well within the top 24% of all groups added.

Cigars of the Week

Each week, 5 – 10 cigars are added to the Cigar Wars battle field. And the week following, we will rank these new entrants and see how they performed in action!

SEE ALSO: Cigars of the Week Ranking Method Explained

Ranking the best new cigar additions from April 28, 2017:
  1. Partagas Heritage

    Partagas Heritage cigarPartagas Heritage recalls nostalgic imagery and blending profile from the brand’s vast “heritage”. The cigar uses a proprietary Honduran wrapper and similar fillers from the famed Partagas 150 and 160.

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    • Wins: 12
    • Losses: 18
    • Record: 40%
  2. Camacho Corojo BXP

    Camacho Corojo Box-Pressed BXP cigarCamacho Corojo Box-Pressed BXP is the amped-up version of the original Corojo. The cigars feature box-pressed shapes, and new black-themed appearance, and added Pennsylvania Broadleaf in the filler.

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    • Wins: 17
    • Losses: 18
    • Record: 48.6%
  3. Seleccion de Cazador

    Tatuaje Seleccion de Cazador cigarTatuaje Seleccion de Cazador is commonly known as “Brown Label.” The cigars use traditional Cuban techniques for an authentic, old-world smoking experience.

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    • Wins: 21
    • Losses: 17
    • Record: 55.3%
  4. Wunder|Lust

    RoMa Craft Wunder|Lust cigarRoMa Craft debuted the unorthodox Wunder|Lust cigar at the tail end of 2015, releasing a unique blend exclusively to the German cigar market. The blend smokes much differently than RoMa Craft’s usual portfolio, offering a more delicate and aromatic experience, highlighted by a “mysterious” tobacco in the cigar’s filler.

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    • Wins: 16
    • Losses: 11
    • Record: 59.3%
  5. Davidoff Escurio

    Davidoff Escurio 60x6 cigarDavidoff Escurio marks the second cigar in the brand’s Discovery series (aka Black Label), offering exotic flavor inspiration from Rio, Brazil.

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    • Wins: 21
    • Losses: 11
    • Record: 65.6%

Author Predictions

  1. Davidoff Escurio
  2. Seleccion de Cazador
  3. Partagas Heritage
  4. Camacho Corojo BXP
  5. Wunder|Lust
Outcome

  1. Davidoff Escurio
  2. Wunder|Lust
  3. Seleccion de Cazador
  4. Camacho Corojo BXP
  5. Partagas Heritage

2 out of 5?! This is my worst prediction to date. Like I said—oddball…