Smoking cigars has been enjoyed by people for many years, however only in the recent decade or so has it end up as a luxury for the rich. There’s an extensive variety of cigars, each with its very own flavor and traits which are tied to its origins. The greatest cigars in existence aren’t simply made of the fine tobacco, they’re also swathed in wrappers and hand rolled with the utmost precision and care. The following are the 10 most expensive cigars in the world.
10. Arturo Fuente Opus X BBMF – $55 each
Arturo Fuente is as American Cigar Company which launched back in 1912. The tobacco for the cigars comes from Dominican Republic. Opus X BBMF are very limitedly produced, only 36 cigars in a day. The specialty of the brand is that due to fire its production stopped, and the brand re-launched after 22 years. Ever since then the company became the largest producers of premium cigars in United States.
9. King of Denmark – $150 each
King of Denmark is a product of The Royal Danish Cigar Company. The reason behind the big price tag is that, it is custom made and very limitedly produced. Only 30 King of Denmark cigars are created in a day. Every single King of Denmark cigar is rolled with an extremely fine tobacco, studded with several Swarovski crystals, wrapped in gold foil, and then embossed with the customer’s name
8. Cohiba Behike – $450 each or $18,000 per box
Cohiba is one of the largest and well known cigars producers of the world. It is a Cuban brand which uses its country’s own Cuban tobacco. To mark its 40th anniversary Cohiba produced “Cohiba Behike”. Only 4000 cigars were produced and were packed into 100 humidors with 40 cigars each. Cohiba brand itself is luxury brand, therefore this limited edition product was sold to the upper high class only.
7. Gurkha His Majesty’s Reserve – $750 each
Gurkha’s famous product, Gurkha His Majesty’s Reserve is one of the finest and most luxurious cigars in the world. The tobacco yet alone is 18yrs and each cigar is specially soaked in Louis XIII de Rémy Martin cognac. Therefore creating a flavor that cannot be matched. The special royal taste in each puff is worth the price.
6. The AniverXario -$750 each
Inclusion of another Arturo Fuente cigar on the list is no surprise at all. The luxury cigar production brand creates one of the finest and most expensive cigars in the world. AniverXario was created of the 100th anniversary of the brand. The company has produced only 96 cigars, therefore they are very rare, and hard to get your hands on. The tobacco of the cigar has been aged for 7 years before compressing it into a cigar. By now it is almost 19 years old.
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5. Gurkha Black Dragon – $1,150 each
Another Gurkha’s finest cigar includes, Gurkha Black Dragon. This cigar is a limited 2006 edition, comprising of one of the finest tobacco from all around the world. Therefore the exquisite flavor that is produced by making togather tobacco from every corner of the planet, cannot be explained. You can feel the magic in every puff.These cigar are very prestigious and hard to find.
4. Arturo Fuente Opus X – $30,000 per box
Opus X is another Arturo Fuente cigar which made this list as the 4th most expensive cigar around the world. It was produced back in 1993 and was launched in 2003 to mark the 10th anniversary of the product line. Therefore it makes Opus X, one of the most rarest and prestigious cigars out in the world. With one of the best flavor around the world.
3. Regius Double Corona – $52,785.20
Regius Cigars is a British Cigar Company. They are the proud producers of one of the most expensive cigars in Europe. Their most expensive product includes the special edition Double Corona. When you buy this cigar, you don’t get just a cigar, you get a world class boxing and packing, and also a chance to fly first class all the ways to Regius Headquarters, London, England. Whereas all of your expenses are paid by the company, and you get to custom create your own 1000 cigars. The purchase of this product is so rare that the last time someone purchased it was back in 2013 by a millionaire named Callum Jones.
2. Gran Habano No. 5 “El Gigante” -$185,000
Corojo’s Gran Habano No. 5 El Gigante is not just one of the most expensive cigar ever, but also it is the largest and heaviest cigar ever produced. The cigar is 19 feet long and weights around 1600 pounds. Therefore this cigar cannot be enjoyed by one person only; more than 40 people can enjoy it at the same time.
1. Mayan Sicars – $507,000
Mayan Sicars are the rarest and the most expensive cigars ever. The Mayans used to make cigars back in 12th century until Christopher Columbus arrived and took the entire product to Europe. Therefore these cigars are very ancient category and rarely seen or sold. The owners of these cigars keep it as a decoration piece but can’t even imagine lighting up half a million dollar product.