In our hectic lives, smokers cherish their smoking time, and it is the only time they relax. Cigar Aficionados see their smoking time as a luxurious pleasure. Cigar smoking excursions are of the elite life – they can be considered a symbol of power and prestige.
We live in a world of extremes. We want the best, and we want it now. In the cigar world, this is also the case when it comes to price. We want the best cigar, and we are willing to pay for it. Over the years, many cigars have been produced that are rare and very expensive.
Here, we’ve compiled 15 of the most expensive cigars in the world. Sky-high prices you wouldn’t have expected!
1. Gurkha Royal Courtesan – $1.36 million
The top 1 on the list right of the bat, the Gurkha Royal Courtesan currently holds the title of the ‘most expensive cigar in the world’ with a mind-boggling price tag of $1.36 million!
This luxury cigar is handmade in the Dominican Republic and Honduras. The process of its creation is perfect to the smallest detail, including its artisans that were trained to work blindfolded to reach peak concentration.
2. Mayan Sicars – $507,000/box
The Mayan Sicars were discovered in a Mayan Cave on the coast of Guatemala by a group of Scientists in 2012. Then, in New York, these 800 pieces of cigar were auctioned and were bought at the price of $507,000. The reason for the price is its rarity; it is said that these cigars come from the ancient Maya civilization.
3. Gran Habano No. 5 “El Gigante” – $185,000
The only cigar worthy of the title “El Gigante” is this monster. It is the largest cigar ever made. It is made with 16,000 wrapper leaves and weighs approximately 1,600 lbs. Smoking this giant stogie is like smoking 25,000 regular smokes!
4. Regius Double Corona Cigar – $52,785.20
This Regius Double Corona Cigar is unique compared to others on this list. Maybe even in the entire cigar industry because it is actually a package that lets you create a blend to your taste!
With this, you can have your own 1,000 pieces custom-made cigars. To do this, you must first fly first class to their headquarters!
However, no matter how luxurious this deal looks, not many are willing to pay this much, as the last customer recorded was in 2013.
5. King of Denmark – $4,500/cigar
Our fifth on the list is the King of Denmark cigar. A single cigar for $4,500! It might only be a King who can afford this kind of luxury.
The good thing with this is that it comes with a humidor, and you can even personalize these cigars with your name imprinted on them.
6. Gurkha Black Dragon – $1150/cigar or $23,000/box
A huge cigar with a length of 8.5 inches and a 52 ring gauge. It is made with a Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro Wrapper, a filler from the Dominican Republic, and Cameroon binder.
This Gurkha Black Dragon is a limited edition cigar that was released in the year 2006.
7. Gurkha His Majesty’s Reserve – $750/cigar or $15,000 box
Seventh on the list is the Gurkha His Majesty’s Reserve. Only a limited number of these cigars are made each year, numbering at 75 boxes. This cigar is said to have an unforgettable taste along with an incredible aroma. The aroma itself comes from the Louis XIII cognac infused within its filler. This cigar is made with a binder from the Dominican Republic and filler, both of which are aged 12 years. Its wrapper is a Connecticut Maduro giving it a unique taste complimented with its masterful blend.
8. Cohiba Behike – $450/cigar or $18,000/box
If you have been in the cigar world for long enough, you will surely know of the Cohiba brand. These Cuban cigars were made to commemorate their 40th anniversary.
This is a limited-edition cigar among its series. Only 4000 of these were made, and many buyers are surely collector since it’ll get even rarer whenever one of these are smoked.
9. Arturo Fuente Opus X – $300/cigar or $30,000/box
The ninth cigar on our list is another cigar that is limited in production. This makes it rare and very hard to find. In addition, the Arturo Fuente Opus X is very high in demand.
The Arturo Fuente Opus X has a length of 7 inches and is made from Dominican tobacco, giving it a nice flavor. This cigar is something collectors seek, and this was proved in 1995 when it was released. At that time, many collectors wanted to add this cigar to their collection.
10. Fuente Don Arturo AnniverXario – $163/cigar
Carefully rolled by the top experts of Arturo Fuente. These cigars were made in the year 1912 in Tampa. It brings different flavors, particularly milk chocolate, cedar, and holiday spice.
The Fuente Don Arturo AnniverXario is a cigar full of strength, worthy of its 100 years of heritage.
11. Arturo Fuente Opus X “A” – $79/cigar
It was revealed to the market in 1995, wherein it was sold in seven different sizes.
The Arturo Fuente Opus X “A” is a premium cigar from the Dominican Republic. Definitely one of the best cigars with its unique blend and rich flavors.
12. The AniverXario – $78/cigar or $7500/box
Another Arturo Fuente cigar on our list is a limited-edition cigar made to celebrate their 100th anniversary. These cigars can only be bought in a special humidor with 96 sticks inside. The humidor itself has four different types; ebony, maple, sycamore, and walnut.
13. Arturo Fuente Opus X BBMF – $55/cigar
These cigars were released in 1995. The Arturo Fuente Opus X BBMF is made from Dominican tobacco, and only a limited of these are made each year.
It is suitable for collection since the demand for it will only increase, which makes it likely to be more expensive in the future!
14. Louixs Cigar – $50/cigar
A cigar that can finally be bought without getting bankrupt. The Louixs cigar is a premium cigar hand-rolled in a rare Rosado wrapper.
With its size, it could last you an hour and a half! They are produced in Nicaragua with their best artisans!
15. Stradivarius Churchill Cigar – $34.70/ cigar
The Stradivarius Churchill cigar is handmade in the Dominican Republic and has a mild to medium strength. With a 7.5 inches length and a ring gauge of 49, it will last you long enough for an event to end. Its smoking time ranges from 80 to 120 minutes.
They come in boxes of ten, and compared to others on the list, they definitely are the most affordable ones.
There are plenty of luxury items to spend your money on, but how much luxury do you really want? Okay, maybe “want” is the wrong word here because there is nobody that would turn down more luxury in their life. But does it make sense to spend a million dollars on a box of cigars? Only you can give an answer to that, and if your answer is yes, these fifteen from the list are already plenty to choose from!