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Partagas Aniversario 170 Robusto
Nicaraguan and Dominican long leaves, Habano
Connecticut binder blend.
$160 box of 10, partagas1845.com
Cao Pilón Robusto
Nicaraguan long leaves, medium-full body.
$130 box of 20, caocigars.com
Hundred Acre 2009 Ancient Way “Deep Time” Shiraz
Top barrels aged four years in new French oak.
Jim Beam Single-barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon
From master distiller hand-selected barrels, individually bottled and labeled.
Macanudo Estate Reserve 2015 Churchill
Jamaican long-leaf tobacco, Connecticut broadleaf wrapper.
$170 box of 10, macanudo.com
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