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Best Cigars to Gift for Valentine's Day

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Shane K.

When the love of your life is a cigar lover, surprising your main squeeze with fine cigars on Valentine’s Day is better than a box of chocolates. For many who want to buy cigars as gifts, navigating all the brands and blends out there can be daunting. Cigar samplers make the best gifts because they include an assortment of different cigars.

Instead of scrolling over your smartphone for hours trying to decide what cigars to get for Valentine’s Day, swipe one of our bestselling samplers into the cart, and get back to booking your dinner reservations before all the fancy bistros fill up and you’re stuck sitting at a candlelit buffet. Fire up the heart-shaped hot-tub and hand your honey a premium handmade from our list of the best Valentine’s Day cigars money can buy.

1. Ashton 5-Cigar Assortment

Five of the best Dominican cigars make up the Ashton 5-Cigar Assortment in a world-renowned collection blended by legendary cigar-maker Carlito Fuente. Mild, medium, and full-bodied masterpieces include the 94-rated Ashton VSG, 95-rated Ashton Heritage, 92-rated Ashton Aged Maduro, 94-rated Ashton Cabinet, and the iconic Ashton Classic. Savor silky, creamy, and succulent tasting notes resonate in one of the most popular cigar samplers in the world. Show how much you love your favorite aficionado with the Ashton 10-Cigar Sampler if you want to get even more cigars.

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2. La Aroma de Cuba 5-Cigar Assortment

Inside the La Aroma de Cuba 5-Cigar Assortment, top-selling blends like the 95-rated La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor inspire romance by their very name. Two Mi Amor sizes join the original 93-rated La Aroma de Cuba, the 94-rated Reserva, and the 94-rated La Aroma de Cuba Edicion Especial. Zesty, woody, and sweet flavors characterize an assortment of the best Nicaraguan cigars blended by award-winning cigar-maker Pepin Garcia. Impress your significant other with the versatile taste and complex flavor from one of today’s most popular Cuban-legacy brands.


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3. Arturo Fuente ‘Xtremely Rare’ Sampler

The Arturo Fuente ‘Xtremely Rare’ Sampler is home to impressive, hard-to-find rarities like Fuente Fuente Opus X and Arturo Fuente Magnum R with iconic classics, including Arturo Fuente Hemingway and Arturo Fuente Chateau Series in a famous ten-cigar lineup. Surprise your sweetheart with a collection of the top Arturo Fuente cigars blended by Carlito Fuente. These legendary cigars layer the palate with notes of cedar, leather, cocoa, roasted nuts, and signature Dominican spices. Get one while we got ‘em. This sampler regularly sells out, but we’ve always got more on order.

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4. Oliva ‘Celebration’ Sampler

The best Oliva cigars populate the Oliva ‘Celebration’ Sampler for an amazing everyday discount. Saving some dough and surprising your cigar lover make this sampler an easy choice with critically acclaimed Oliva cigars like the 96-rated Serie V Melanio, 95-rated Serie V, 92-rated Master Blends 3, the ultra-rare Oliva Monticello, and more in an elite 20-cigar assortment. Oliva cigars are handcrafted by seasoned cigar rollers in Nicaragua in a wide variety of flavor profiles that include spicy notes of cayenne, cinnamon, mesquite, dark chocolate, coffee, hickory, and pepper. Your cigar lover will smile ear to ear opening this unrivaled sampler.

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5. San Cristobal 60-Ring Assortment

Does your cigar lover like to smoke fat cigars? The San Cristobal 60-Ring Assortment makes perfect sense when you need the best cigar gift for a big-ring fanatic. This 6-cigar sampler includes three bestselling Nicaraguan blends (2 each) created by Jose ‘Pepin’ Garcia in Estelí, Nicaragua. Three different wrapper varietals grown in Ecuador include Sumatra, Connecticut, and Cuban-seed tobaccos, and inside each cigar is a vintage core of premium Nicaraguan long-fillers blended to deliver profiles that are mild and nutty, peppery and sweet, and earthy and intense.

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6. Padrón 1964 Anniversary Natural Sampler

The Padrón 1964 Anniversary blend is mentioned in any discussion of the best Padrón cigars, and you can smoke five original box-pressed sizes in the 1964 Anniversary Natural Sampler, including the 97-rated Torpedo which the critics in Cigar Aficionado awarded their prestigious ‘#1 Cigar of the Year’ title for 2021. Padrón cigars regularly receive the industry’s top ratings and rankings, and you’re bound to make your connoisseur blush with any Padrón sampler you decide on. There are several others to consider like the Padron 1926 Series Natural Sampler, Padrón Family Reserve Natural Sampler, and the Padron ‘Family Selection’ Natural Sampler. Each one is available in a Maduro wrapper for slightly sweeter taste. Indulgent tasting notes of cedar, cocoa, cayenne, baking spices, and pepper precede a luxurious aftertaste in many Padrón cigars.

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7. Perdomo Award-Winning Connoisseur Collection

The Perdomo Award-Winning Connoisseur Collection includes several of the best Perdomo cigars you can buy today. This 12-cigar assortment features six bestselling blends (2 each), including the 30th Anniversary Connecticut, 10th Anniversary Champagne, 20th Anniversary Sun Grown, Double Aged Vintage Maduro, Habano Maduro, and Lot 23. Brand founder Nick Perdomo is well known for producing some of the best value cigars in the industry because he owns his own farms and factory and is able to keep his costs low by overseeing every cigar he makes from seed to smoke. Your aficionado will gladly savor the meticulous flavor and consistency of these spicy, creamy, and thick Epicures. Tasting notes of almond, white pepper, cocoa, hickory, and cedar mingle throughout this comprehensive sampler.


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