Top 25 Cigars of 2022

Best Cigars of 2022

In making our list of the best cigars in the world, price was not considered, but you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find that our number one cigar, CAO Pilon Robusto, is actually one of the lowest priced ones on the list. Also, Cuban cigars were left off the list since they are not easily purchased in the United States. Our list only includes the best tasting cigars that can be purchased at a local cigar shop or ordered online easily. Some of the cigars here are from very-well know brands, and while some are not commonly known, they are all from the best cigar brands.

You’ll notice the majority of the cigars on our list are from Honduras, Nicaragua and Dominican Republic. We have one cigar from the United States that made our best cigars of 2020 list (previously #25), but was bumped out this year. However, it still made it to the honorable mentions.

Contents

1. CAO Pilon Robusto Extra

best cigar 2021
Wrapper Origin: EcuadorShape: Robusto
Length: 5Ring: 52
Color: NaturalList Price: $155.80 (Bundle of 20)
Origin: NicaraguaStrength: Full

You’ll see this cigar a couple of times on our Instagram account. It is as delicious and enjoyable as a $30 cigar, but for the fraction of the price. It’s one that I love to have in my humidor. It’s a great cigar to smoke and feel like you’re splurging, but you’re really not breaking the bank. It’s not a Cuban cigar, but is made with the traditional Cuban method of pilon fermentation which creates a depth of flavor. Read more about the #1 cigar of 2021: CAO Pilon Extra Robusto

2. Alec Bradley Blind Faith Gordo

#1 Blind Faith
Wrapper Origin: Honduras Shape: Gordo
Length: 6 Ring: 60
Color: Natural List Price: $219 (Box of 20)
Origin: Honduras Strength: Full

Read more about the #2 cigar of 2021 (2020 rank: #1): Alec & Bradley Blind Faith Gordo

3. Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua Maestro

Wrapper Origin: Nicaragua Shape: Torpedo
Length: 6 Ring: 52
Color: Natural List Price: $219 (Box of 20)
Origin: Nicaragua Strength: Full

Read more about the #3 cigar of 2021 (2020 rank: #2): Aging Room Quattro Nicaragua Maestro

4. Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure Seleccion No. 2

2021 #4 best cigar
Wrapper Origin: HondurasShape: Rothschild
Length: 4 1/8Ring: 50
Color: NaturalList Price: $169.80 (Box of 20)
Origin: HondurasStrength: Full

Read more about the #4 cigar of 2021: Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure Seleccion No. 2

5. Davidoff Winston Churchill

#1 medium strength cigar
Wrapper Origin: Ecuadorian Shape: Churchill
Length: 6 7/8 Ring: 47
Color: Natural List Price: $418 (Box of 20)
Origin: Dominican Republic Strength: Medium

Read more about the #5 cigar of 2021 (2020 Rank: #3): Davidoff Winston Churchill

6. Padron Serie 1926 No. 6

Pardon Serie 1926
Wrapper Origin: Nicaraguan Shape: Robusto
Length: 4 3/4 Ring: 50
Color: Maduro List Price: $346 (Box of 24)
Origin: Nicaragua Strength: Full

Read more about the #6 cigar of 2021 (2020 Rank: #4): Padron Serie 1926 No. 6

7. Macanudo Gold LE 2021 Pyramid

2021 best cigar Macanudo gold
Wrapper Origin: ConnecticutShape: Pyramid
Length: 5Ring: 54
Color: NaturalList Price: $254.75 (Box of 25)
Origin: Dominican RepublicStrength: Mellow

Read more about the #7 cigar of 2021: Macanudo Gold LE 2021 Pyramid

8. Cohiba Royale Robusto

#4 Best Medium strength cigar
Wrapper Origin: Nicaraguan Shape: Robusto
Length: 5 1/2 Ring: 54
Color: Natural List Price: $260 (Box of 10)
Origin: Honduras Strength: Medium

Read more about the #8 cigar of 2021 (2020 Rank: #5): Cohiba Royale Robusto

9. Montecristo White Churchill

Montecristo White
Wrapper Origin: Ecuadorian Shape: Churchill
Length: 7 Ring: 54
Color: Natural List Price: $363 (Box of 27)
Origin: Dominican Republic Strength: Medium

Read more about the #9 cigar of 2021 (2020 rank: #6): Montecristo White Churchill

10. Romeo y Julieta Reserva Real Nicaragua Robusto

2021 #10 best cigar Romeo y Julieta
Wrapper Origin: NicaraguaShape: Robusto
Length: 5Ring: 50
Color: NaturalList Price: $219.25 (Box of 25)
Origin: NicaraguaStrength: Full

Read more about the #10 cigar of 2021: Romeo y Julieta Reserva Real Nicaragua Robusto

11. Montecristo Yellow No. 2 Torpedo

2021 #11 Best Cigar Montecristo Yellow
Wrapper Origin: ConnecticutShape: Torpedo
Length: 6Ring: 50
Color: NaturalList Price: $457.25 (Box of 25)
Origin: Dominican RepublicStrength: Mellow

The majestic sharp smoke of Montecristo No. 2 is globally known and is regarded as one of the top-selling cigars in the Cuban cigar profile. Read more about the #11 cigar of 2021: Montecristo No. 2 Torpedo

12. H. Upmann 1844 Reserve

H Upmann 1844
Wrapper Origin: Ecuadorian Shape: Belicoso
Length: 6 1/8 Ring: 52
Color: Natural List Price: $210 (Box of 25)
Origin: Dominican Republic Strength: Medium

Cigar Aficionado gives this Cuban replica an 87 overall rating. Read more about the #12 cigar of 2021 (2020 Rank: #7): H. Upmann 1844 Reserve

13. Perdomo Estate Seleccion Vintage Maduro Imperio

#8 Perdomo Estate
Wrapper Origin: Nicaraguan Shape: Toro
Length: 6 Ring: 54
Color: Maduro List Price: $250 (Box of 20)
Origin: Nicaragua Strength: Full

This is a favorite among cigar smokers. It’s Nicaraguan tobacco rivals Cuban tobaccoRead more about the #13 cigar of 2021 (2020 Rank: #8): Perdomo Estate Seleccion Vintage Maduro Imperio

14. Rocky Patel LB1 Toro

2021 Best Cigar Rocky Patel LB1
Wrapper Origin: EcuadorShape: Toro
Length: 6 1/2Ring: 52
Color: NaturalList Price: $199.60 (Box of 20)
Origin: HondurasStrength: Full

Read more about the #14 cigar of 2021: Rocky Patel LB1 Toro

15. Punch Knuckle Buster Cigar Natural Toro

Wrapper Origin: NicaraguanShape: Toro
Length: 6Ring: 50
Color: NaturalList Price: $137.25 (Box of 25)
Origin: HondurasStrength: Full

Read more about the #15 cigar of 2021: Punch Knuckle Buster Cigar Natural Toro

16. Rocky Patel Platinum Limited Edition Habano Toro

#9 Rocky Patel Platinum
Wrapper Origin: Nicaraguan Shape: Toro
Length: 6 1/2 Ring: 52
Color: Maduro List Price: $256 (Box of 20)
Origin: Nicaragua Strength: Full

Read more about the #16 cigar of 2021 (2020 Rank: #9): Rocky Patel Platinum Limited Edition Habano Toro

17. Oliva Serie V Lancero

#10 Oliva Serie V
Wrapper Origin: Ecuadorian Shape: Lancero
Length: 7 Ring: 38
Color: Natural List Price: $299 (Box of 36)
Origin: Nicaragua Strength: Full

Read more about the #17 cigar of 2021 (2020 Rank: #10): Oliva Serie V Lancero

18. Fuente Fuente OpusX Reserva d'Chateau

#11 Opus X
Wrapper Origin: Dominican Shape: Double Corona
Length: 7 Ring: 48
Color: Natural List Price: $525 (Box of 32)
Origin: Dominican Republic Strength: Full

Read more about the #18 cigar of 2021 (2020 Rank: #11): Fuente Fuente OpusX Reserva d’Chateau

19. Tatuaje Nuevitas Jibaro No. 1

#12 Tatuaje Nuevitas
Wrapper Origin: Nicaraguan Shape: Double Robusto
Length: 5 Ring: 54
Color: Natural List Price: $450 (Box of 50)
Origin: Nicaragua Strength: Full

Read more about the #19 cigar of 2021 (2020 Rank: #12): Tatuaje Nuevitas Jibaro No. 1

20. Espinosa Habano No. 4

#13 Espinosa habano
Wrapper Origin: Nicaraguan Shape: Robusto
Length: 5 1/2 Ring: 50
Color: Natural List Price: $142 (Box of 20)
Origin: Nicaragua Strength: Full

Read more about the #20 cigar of 2021 (2020 Rank: #13): Espinosa Habano No. 4

21. La Flor Dominicana Double Ligero Lancero

#14 La FLor Dominicana
Wrapper Origin: Ecuadorian Shape: Panatela
Length: 7 1/2 Ring: 38
Color: Oscuro List Price: $236 (Box of 20)
Origin: Nicaragua Strength: Full

Read more about the #21 cigar of 2021 (2020 Rank: #14): La Flor Dominicana Double Ligero Lancero

22. Plasencia Alma del Fuego Concepcion

#15 Plasencia Lama
Wrapper Origin: Nicaraguan Shape: Toro
Length: 6 Ring: 54
Color: Natural Price: $145 (Box of 10)
Origin: Nicaragua Strength: Full

Read more about the #22 cigar of 2021 (2020 Rank: #15): Plasencia Alma del Fuego Concepcion

23. Juan Lopez Seleccion No. 2

#5 best strong cigar
Wrapper Origin: Nicaraguan Shape: Toro
Length: 6 Ring: 54
Color: Natural List Price: $106 (Box of 16)
Origin: Nicaragua Strength: Full

Read more about the #23 cigar of 2021 (2020 Rank: #16): Juan Lopez Seleccion No. 2

24. La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor Churchill

#17 La Aroma de Cuba
Wrapper Origin: Mexican Shape: Churchill
Length: 7 Ring: 50
Color: Maduro List Price: $213 (Box of 25)
Origin: Nicaragua Strength: Full

Read more about the #24 cigar of 2021 (2020 Rank: #17): La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor Churchill

25. Punch Diablo Scamp

#18 Punch Scamp
Wrapper Origin: Ecuadorian Shape: Toro
Length: 6 1/8 Ring: 50
Color: Oscuro List Price: $188 (Box of 25)
Origin: Nicaragua Strength: Full

Read more about the #25 cigar of 2021 (2020 Rank: #18): Punch Diablo Scamp

Honorable Mentions

Hoyo de Monterrey Sultans

#19 Hoyo de Monterrey
Wrapper Origin: Ecuadorian Shape: Corona
Length: 7 1/4 Ring: 54
Color: Natural List Price: $208 (Box of 25)
Origin: Honduras Strength: Full

Read more about the #19 cigar of 2020: Hoyo de Monterrey Sultans

Enclave Broadleaf Churchill

#20 Enclave Broadleaf
Wrapper Origin: Connecticut Shape: Churchill
Length: 7 Ring: 52
Color: Maduro List Price: $172 (Box of 20)
Origin: Nicaragua Strength: Full

Read more about the #20 cigar of 2020: Enclave Broadleaf Churchill

La Antiguedad Toro Gordo

#21 La Antiguedad Gordo
Wrapper Origin: Ecuadorian Shape: Toro
Length: 6 Ring: 60
Color: Oscuro List Price: $172 (Box of 20)
Origin: Nicaragua Strength: Medium

Read more about the #21 cigar of 2020: La Antiguedad Toro Gordo

Joya de Nicaragua Joya Silver Corona

#22 Joya de Nicaragua
Wrapper Origin: Ecuadorian Shape: Corona
Length: 5 1/4 Ring: 42
Color: Natural List Price: $126 (Box of 20)
Origin: Nicaragua Strength: Full

Read more about the #22 cigar of 2020: Joya Silver Corona

E.P. Carrillo Core Plus Maduro Churchill Especial No. 7

#23 EP Carrillo Core
Wrapper Origin: Connecticut Shape: Churchill
Length: 7 1/8 Ring: 49
Color: Maduro List Price: $154 (Box of 20)
Origin: Dominican Republic Strength: Medium

Read more about the #23 cigar of 2020: E.P. Carrillo Core Plus Maduro Churchill Especial No. 7

Alec Bradley Project 40 Churchill

#24 Alec Bradley 40
Wrapper Origin: Nicaraguan Shape: Churchill
Length: 7 Ring: 52
Color: Natural List Price: $120 (Box of 20)
Origin: Honduras Strength: Full

Read more about the #24 cigar of 2020: Alec & Bradley Project 40 Churchill

Herrera Esteli Miami Toro Especial

#25 Herrera Esteli
Wrapper Origin: Ecuadorian Shape: Churchill
Length: 6 Ring: 52
Color: Oscuro List Price: $112 (Box of 10)
Origin: United States Strength: Full

Read more about the #25 cigar of 2020: Herrera Esteli Miami Toro Especial