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Category: Black Label Trading Company

Top 25 Cigars of the Year – 2019

Every year we put together a list of our Top 25 Cigars of the Year. Our list is a bit different from some other lists, it is not simply a rehashing of our top scores from the year, or one person’s opinion. We gave each of our panelists 10 votes to cast how they please for what they enjoyed the most in 2019. The order of their votes matter, so their #1 pick is worth twice as much as #10. The cigars do not have to have been reviewed by Blind Man’s Puff, but the panelist must have smoked it.

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Cigar News: Black Label Revamps Artwork for Core Lines

Black Label Trading Company is bringing new artwork and packaging for its core-lines to IPCPR this year. Royalty, Salvation, Lawless and Last Rites will all be shoiwing off new artwork designed by designed by James Brown, creator of BLTC. These core lines have been on the market since 2013. Benediction was originally a core line for the company but is being replaced by Porcelain as a core line cigar.

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Cigar News: Black Label Trading Company Ships MORPHINE 2019

Today, Black Label Trading Company announced the sixth annual release of its MORPHINE line. Morphone is rolled at James Brown’s Fabrica Oveja Negra in Esteli, Nicaragua. It uses a Mexican San Andrés Maduro wrapper, Nicaraguan Habano binder, and Nicaraguan fillers. It is available in 3 vitolas: Corona Gorda Box Press – 5.5 x 46 (18 count) MSRP $10.50, Lancero – 7 x 38 (12 count) MSRP $11.50, Short Robusto – 4.5 x 50 (20 count) MSRP $10.50.

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Cigar News: Emilio Cigars and Black Label Trading Company Merge

As of today, Black Label Trading Company (BLTC) is taking over the branding and marketing of Emilio Cigars. Going forward, all cigar production will move to BLTC’s factory, Fabrica Oveja Negra in Esteli, Nicaragua. A lot of the Emilio lines are already rolled there including Cavatina, LJZ, Papa Joe and Grimalkin. Scott Zucca, owner of Emilio Cigars, will continue to be involved and will distribute cigars for both companies through his distribution company L.J. Zucca Inc.

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Top 25 Cigars of the Year – 2018

Each of our panelists were given 10 votes to towards our Top 25 Cigars of the Year – 2018. As with previous years, the order of their votes mattered as their #1 vote is worth twice as much as their #10. Our list is made up of cigars that had a wide release this year. The cigars that are eligible do not have to have been reviewed on Blind Man’s Puff, but the reviewer must have smoke it at some point to vote for it.

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