Top 5 Cigars for Cinco De Mayo
Happy Cinco de Mayo everyone. Today, the fifth of May has been a holiday celebrated in Mexico in honor of a Military victory in 1862 over the French forces of Napoleon the third. The victory at Puebla became a symbol of hope for the people in Mexico City to resist any form of foreign domination.
Celebrated with parades, speeches, and reenactments of the 1862 battle, Cinco de Mayo is a tradition that has become heavily popular over here in the United States. Since 1998, more than 21 different states with 150 different events take place on May 5th in the United States.
With every holiday or celebration, you know a good drink paired alongside a delicious cigar is a must. That’s why we for this week’s Top 5, we are listing our five favorite cigars to try on Cinco de Mayo this year. From Crowned Heads to CAO, we gave you an exceptional list to try while you’re kicked back outside with a nice cocktail. Here are the Top 5 Cigars for Cinco de Mayo in 2021.
Don’t forget to check out our limited-time sampler in the link below.
Our first cigar in the list pays homage to the beautiful country of Mexico, specifically the capital. The CAO Zocalo is named after the famous city square in the heart of Mexico City. The colors on the box represent the colors on the country’s flag as well.
This medium to full-bodied toro is cloaked in a Mexican San Andres wrapper, with a Cameroon binder, and fillers that hail from Nicaragua. Some flavor notes you’ll detect while smoking the Zocalo are chocolate, cinnamon, leather, oak, and zest on the backend. Newly added on our website, you can get the Zocalo in three different sizes that come in a box of 20.
So, when you’re celebrating Cinco de Mayo this year, it’s only right that you have a cigar that shows its endless love and admiration to Mexico City.
Davidoff Winston Churchill
Named after the legendary British politician, the Davidoff Winston Churchill cigar line is one of the most desirable cigars in the whole industry. With four original sizes and five unique blends, the Winston Churchill smoke from Davidoff is a top-notch cigar to be smoked in any time of celebration and joy.
The Winston Churchill Robusto is a medium-bodied cigar with exceptional tobaccos used all throughout this smoke. Cloaked in a golden Ecuadorian Habano wrapper, with a binder hailing from Mexico, and fillers from Nicaragua, the Winston Churchill Robusto will have you experiencing flavor notes you never knew you needed in a cigar.
Flavor notes you’ll taste while smoking the Davidoff Winston Churchill are wood, sweet cream, almond, and caramel. These delicious gems are available in a 20-count box and are the perfect cigar to have any time of day. If you so choose to invest in a box of the Davidoff Winston Churchill, you won’t regret a minute of it.
Undercrown cigars from Drew Estate were birthed due to the result of the company’s cigar craftsman running low on supplies to make their popular Liga Privada cigars a full-time production. However, the result of this is an expertly rolled, medium to a full-bodied gem that is a truly unique delicious combination of blends Drew Estate was able to provide.
The Undercrown Gran Toro has a rare wrapper cloaked around this gem. The 6 x 52 stick has a Mexican Otapan Negro Ultimo Corte wrapper while having a Connecticut Habano binder, and filler tobaccos that hail from Brazil and Nicaragua. Some flavor notes you’ll detect while smoking the Undercrown Gran Toro are earth, espresso, cocoa, and cedar. This lavishly smooth and remarkable cigar deserves a spot in your humidor for you to enjoy any time of the year.
Foundation The Wise Man Maduro
When it comes to the Wise Man Maduro from Foundation Cigars, you’re going to experience a lot of greatness throughout the smoke. This top-shelf smoke has tobaccos from Nicaraguans top growing regions in the country; Condega, Esteli, and the Jalapa Valley.
The Wise Man Maduro Toro Huaco is a 6 x 56 medium to full-bodied smoke that has stunning features all throughout the smoke. Cloaked in a stunning Mexican San Andres wrapper, the Wise Man Maduro has a Nicaraguan Corojo 99 tobaccos that make up the binder and filler. Flavor notes you’ll detect while enjoying this cigar are peppery spice, leather, espresso, chocolate, cashews, and sweet honey flavors on the backend.
If you’re a Maduro lover or want to add a delicious new Maduro to your collection, then look no further than the Foundation Wise Man Maduro. You will love each and every puff of this rewarding smoke.
Crowned Heads Juarez
Crowned Heads Juarez Shots 2021 L.E. Petit Robusto bursts with an array of complex flavors right off the bat. This collaboration between Crowned Heads founder Jon Huber and the wonderful folks over at Tabacalera Pichardo was inspired by the Jericho Hill line. Juarez Shots 2021 has lived up to its billing as another fantastic blend under the Crowned Heads portfolio.
This perfectly constructed 4 x 50 petit Robusto is cloaked in a Mexican San Andres wrapper, with an Ecuadorian Sumatra binder, and filler tobaccos from Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic. Scrumptious flavor notes you’ll detect while smoking the Juarez Shots 2021 L.E. are black pepper, chocolate, and oak, with a savory tobacco sweetness throughout.
Made in very limited quantity, the Juarez Shots 2021 L.E. from Crowned Heads comes in a box of 50 and would be a travesty if you missed out on this special blend.