5 Best Cigars from Nicaragua

Known for its unique nutrient-rich volcanic soil and various fusions of flavors and essences, nicaraguan cigars have gained a lot of popularity in the cigar industry.

Montecristo 1935 Anniversary Nicaragua

This brand as reputation for being the highest quality cuban cigars. Montecristo was renamed by Alonso Menendez back in 1935, after purchasing the Particulares Factory. Its wide range of flavors, from that coffee bean flavor to the more classic taste, is one of the reasons why this brand got so popular. This is the jewel in the crown of premium non-Cuban Montecristo. This cigar provides a medium to full bodied smoke that features rich hints of leather, coffee, cinnamon and coconut.


The Padron 1964 Anniversary is box pressed with cinnamon, hazelnut and cocoa notes. Padrón’s fame goes back to 1964, today the brand is known for an elegant portfolio of luxury, handcrafted, aged Nicaraguan blends. Rich flavors and perfect build continues to impress every cigar aficionado.

My Father Le Bijou 1922

My Father is a brand of cigars owned by father-and-son, Jaime and Pepin Gracia, from Nicaragua. It started business in 2009 and in 2012 won The Best Cigar of the Year. This brand is recognized for their distinct combination of strength, richness and spicy aroma along with a heavy finish. The construction is a very meticulous handcrafted torpedo shape cigar with a beautiful wrapper with notes of black pepper, coffee beans and dark chocolate.

Oliva Serie V Melanio Maduro

The Oliva Serie V Melanio Maduro Churchill is build with Nicaraguan tobacco and Mexican cover leaf, giving this cigar a truly unique flavor. Has a rich full-flavored hint of sweet tobacco, cocoa, and pepper, overall a lovely Cigar

San Cristobal Quintessence

The San Cristobal Quintessence is a medium-full bodied with notes of cedar, coffee bean, cocoa and molasses. Has six sizes available, Belicoso, Churchill, Corona Gorda, Gordo, Robusto and Toro. The San Cristobal cigars are produced by My Father Cigars in Nicaragua for Ashton Distributors.