9/26/19

Kaplowitz Media Cigar of the Year 2018-19

"Have you Kaplowitz'd to-day?"


Gentlepersons, it is time to name the Kaplowitz Media Cigar of the Year. What more perfect a way to wrap up the month-long aniversario celebracion of this here place, my humble www abode.

STEPS TOWARD NAMING THE 2017-18 CIGAR OF THE YEAR
  1. All Cigars of the Month listed (9/26)
  2. Best of each month announced (9/27)
  3. List will be whittled down to ten (9/28)
  4. Ten-six announced (9/29)
  5. Five-one announced (9/30)
Check back here every day listed above for the step-by-step slow unfurling of the Kaplowitz Media Cigar of the Year. Look for daily edits to be made first thing in my left coast AM. Remember too, that each name written, is a link to its full review.

9/26
ALL CIGARS of the MONTH HONOREES

October 2018
Felix Assouline Cigars EGO Ocean Blue
Asylum 13 Cigars Medulla [Oblongata]
Illusione Cigars f9 Finesse
Tabac Cigar Co. Muestra de Tabac
La Aurora Preferidos Emerald

November 2018
Felix Assouline IISaints Platinum
Felix Assouline EGO Black "Dark Lord"
Black Label Trading Co. Bishops Blend 2018
La Aurora Preferidos Gold

December 2018
DAV Cigars Prima Natural
Felix Assouline Cigars EGO White
Gran Habano Gran Reserva # 5 2012
Gran Habano Gran Reserva #5 (2010)
Illusione Cigars Epernay
DAV Cigars Mestizo

January 2019
Dapper Cigar Co. El Borracho Maduro
Dapper Cigar Co. El Borracho
Rock-A-Feller Vintage Nicaragua Maduro
Rock-A-Feller Vintage Nicaraguan Connecticut
Dapper Cigar Co. La Madrina

Feb./March 2019
Rock-A-Feller Vintage Nicaraguan Habano
Felix Assouline CSB Fuerte Black Habano
Bombay Tobak MQBA Diadem
Felix Assouline II SaintS L'ange Noir
Bombay Tobak Vintage Reserve MQBA
Caldwell Cigars Long Live the King
Illusione Cigars eccj 20th
Indian Motorcycle Premium Cigars Maduro

April 2019
Amendola Family Connecticut
Illusione ~ mk ~ teaching machine
Felix Assouline EGO Ocean Blue
Drew Estate Norteno
Illusione Fume D'Amour
Viva la Vida by Artesano del Tobacco
Illusione ~ultra~ MK
Guardian of the Farm

May 2019
Nestor Miranda Special Selection
Illusione OneOff
Artesano del Tobacco Viva la Vida
Bombay Tobak Vintage Reserve MQBA
Caldwell Cigars Eastern Standard

June 2019
Guardian of the Farm
Doumitt Gold Oro Rechoncho
Caldwell The King is Dead
PDR 1878 Capa Sun Grown
Caldwell Cigars Savages
La Aurora 1985 Maduro
Caldwell Blind Man's Bluff CT

July 2019
GTO Pain Killer
GTO Pain Killer Maduro
Corona de GTO 10 Años Corojo
Jas Sum Kral Red Knight | Redux
Caldwell Eastern Standard Dos Firmas | Redux
DAV Mestizo | Redux
Room101 Farce | Redux
Caldwell The King is Dead | Redux


September 2019
Aganorsa Leaf Connecticut
Dapper Cubo Sumatra
Micallef Experiencia La Crema
Maya Selva Flor de Selva
Maya Selva Cumpay Volcan
La Sonrisa Charlotte No. 3
Bombay M.Esteli
Micallef Migdalia

9/27
BEST of EACH MONTH

October 2018
Felix Assouline Cigars EGO Ocean Blue

November 2018
Black Label Trading Co. Bishops Blend 2018

December 2018
Illusione Cigars Epernay

January 2019
Dapper Cigar Co. La Madrina

February/March 2019
Bombay Tobak Vintage Reserve MQBA

April 2019
Viva la Vida by Artesano del Tobacco

May 2019
Nestor Miranda Special Selection

June 2019
Guardian of the Farm

July 2019
Corona de GTO 10 Años Corojo

August 2019
Stolen Throne Crook of the Crown

September 2019
Micallef Migdalia


9/28
TOP 10 (alphabetical, not numerical order)

Black Label Trading Co. Bishops Blend 2018
Bombay Tobak Vintage Reserve MQBA
Dapper Cigar Co. La Madrina
Felix Assouline Cigars EGO Ocean Blue
Guardian of the Farm
Illusione Cigars Epernay
Micallef Migdalia
Nestor Miranda Special Selection
Stolen Throne Crook of the Crown
Viva la Vida by Artesano del Tobacco

9/29
10 thru SIX

10. Nestor Miranda Special Selection
09. Black Label Trading Co. Bishops Blend 2018
08. Bombay Tobak Vintage Reserve MQBA
07. Felix Assouline Cigars EGO Ocean Blue
06. Illusione Cigars Epernay

9/30
FIVE thru ONE

05. Guardian of the Farm
04. Dapper Cigar Co. La Madrina
03. Micallef Migdalia
02.  --
01. Stolen Throne Crook of the Crown | Viva la Vida by Artesano del Tobacco

CIGAR of the YEAR