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Best of the Best

Cuban cigars you should be buying today
By Gordon Mott | From Arnold Schwarzenegger, November/December 2019
Best of the Best
Photo/John Curry
The Cohiba Behike BHK 52 is a top-tier Cuban Cigar, and scored 94 Points.
You are standing in front of shelves full of Cuban cigars in a Casa del Habano. The yellow and black cases or varnished, mahogany wood cabinets or lithographed boxes of well-known brands are stacked there: Cohiba, Montecristo, H. Upmann, Partagás, Hoyo de Monterrey. You grab a wooden cabinet of Cohibas, because they are Cohibas, Cuba’s most famous brand. You crack open the seal, slide back the lid, stick your nose down into the box and take a deep breath; you smell the mix of aged tobacco with the aromas of cedar, earth and spices. You inhale deeply and imagine those cigars in your humidor. But what next? Is the box of Cohibas better than the box of Montecristos? Is …
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