Search Content

Search form

Explore the World of Cigars
Top Lists

Best Cigars to Enjoy in the Spring

Shane K. K's picture

Shane K.

Ahhh, spring is in the air! At last, you can hit the golf course again, get the boat out of storage, give your motorcycle a bath, and gas up the grill. Before you get busy tuning up the yard, order some good cigars for days when the weather is perfect for smoking outside. Here are five amazing brands you should have on your radar when you’re looking for the best cigars to smoke this spring.

#1 - Ashton

An iconic Dominican-made brand blended by legendary cigar-maker Carlito Fuente is handcrafted in a several classic shapes. A golden blond Connecticut Shade wrapper embraces a creamy recipe of premium aged Dominican binder and filler tobaccos. Notes of cedar, almond, cashew, and coffee bean accompany soft spices and a touch of sweetness. Your pals’ mouths are guaranteed to water the second you present them with an Ashton. Break out a case of craft beer to complete the picnic.

Strength: Mild
Country: Dominican Republic
Wrapper: Connecticut Shade

Shop Ashton Cigars

#2 - San Cristobal Elegancia

Blended by award-winning cigar-maker Jose ‘Pepin’ Garcia, San Cristobal Elegancia is handmade in Estelí, Nicaragua, from a rich and creamy blend of vintage Nicaraguan long-fillers beneath a silky Ecuador Connecticut wrapper leaf. Nutty notes of cashew, almond, coffee bean, and white pepper combine perfectly in an array of traditional shapes. Pair this 91-rated cigar with a crisp lager or a cool and refreshing Moscow mule.

Strength: Mild-Medium
Country: Nicaragua
Wrapper: Ecuador Connecticut

Shop San Cristobal Elegancia Cigars

#3 - Arturo Fuente Chateau Fuente

Arturo Fuente Chateau Fuente is a wildly popular Dominican cigar in the renowned Fuente family portfolio. It’s handcrafted in three well-aged wrapper varietals: Natural, Maduro, and Sun Grown. For casual outdoor smoking occasions, we recommend the Natural version, which is blended with a glistening, light-blond Connecticut Shade wrapper leaf over a creamy, easygoing blend of Dominican binder and filler tobaccos. The profile is nutty and woody with a slight zest. Longer shapes like the Double Chateau (6.75 x 50) and Royal Salute (7.625 x 54) last for a good amount of time when you’re on the golf course.

Strength: Medium
Country: Dominican Republic
Wrapper: Varies

Shop Arturo Fuente Chateau Fuente Cigars

#4 - Oliva Connecticut Reserve

Toasty and luscious tasting notes of nuts, cedar, oak, and fresh ground coffee layer the palate with a touch of pepper. A velvety Connecticut-seed wrapper is grown in Ecuador and placed over a mild to medium-bodied combination of premium Nicaraguan long-fillers, aged to perfection. Oliva Connecticut Reserve is handmade at the brand’s award-winning factory in Estelí, Nicaragua, to a superlative standard. Fire up your favorite size when you’re cracking open a cold shandy.

Strength: Mild-Medium
Country: Nicaragua
Wrapper: Ecuador Connecticut

Shop Oliva Connecticut Reserve Cigars

#5 - Perdomo 10th Anniversary Champagne

The hottest cigar in the Perdomo portfolio is Perdomo 10th Anniversary Champagne, and that’s because it offers approachable flavor and aroma for a great value. A seamless Ecuador Connecticut wrapper covers a formidable blend of premium Nicaraguan tobaccos that brand founder Nick Perdomo grows and ages himself. Taste why cigar lovers consider this nutty, smoky, and smooth blend among their favorite Perdomo cigars period.

Strength: Medium
Country: Nicaragua
Wrapper: Ecuador Connecticut

Shop Perdomo 10th Anniversary Champagne Cigars

Featured Products

Related Posts

Top Lists
Best Cigars for Beginners

We’ve compiled a list of ten high quality cigars that display accessible flavor and aroma, perfect for encouraging your palate with a handful of popular cigar brands...

Cigar Pairings
Top 10 Everyman Beer & Cigar Pairings

Stick with a tried-and-true, conventional serving of suds and follow our cigar suggestions. Cheers!

Cuban Cigars
Cubans vs Non-Cubans: Are They Really Better Cigars?

If you have smoked cigars for a long time, say more than 10 years, you almost certainly have been asked the question we’re addressing here.