July 28, 2020
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We asked. They answered. Read the results of Cigar Insider’s yearly survey. Based on retailer feedback from all over the country, three exclusive stories cover the hottest brands of 2020, best-selling sizes and how shop owners have dealt with the Coronavirus crisis. Plus, it’s an issue of high scores, new blends and unusual tobacco. Padrón gives us a 95-point Nicaraguan stunner and the Eiroa family put its Honduran-grown, Cameroon seed wrapper on the new Aladino Cameroon line. See how it rated, along with a vertical brand tasting of the reblended Don Lino Africa, now made by A.J. Fernandez, and a Cuban cigar that continues to impress our panel of tasters.