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The Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series is a tough act to follow—the brand repeatedly leads the tastings in CIGAR AFICIONADO magazine. So when the Padrón family set out to celebrate its 40th anniversary, we were skeptical about the prospects …
We review the highest-scoring cigars from the past year and assemble a new tasting of only these cigars.
Repurchase, re-band and then re-smoke the cigars blind—tasters don’t know the identity of the cigar.
The top-scoring cigars are then smoked against each other through multiple rounds.
A new list of 25 cigars is assembled.