Cigars have nothing to do with price
What you like is a good cigar, not what is expensive.
If you were to sort the following cigars, how would you choose?
Cohiba Maduro 5 Mystery, Padron 1964 Maduro Robusto, Gurkha Royal Reserve, Davidoff Millennium Torpedo, Buddy Gourmet No. 2.
If I were to choose, my selection order at this stage would be: Padron 1964 Maduro Robusto, Davidoff Millennium Torpedo, Buddy Gourmet No. 2, Cohiba Maduro 5 Mystery, Gurkha Royal Reserve. The only criterion for this ranking is personal preference, which has nothing to do with region or price.
In fact these cigars, the highest selling price is the Gurkha Royal Reserve. The Cohiba Maduro 5 Arcana is not a cheap cigar, but because it is too small to have enough flavor, among the three cigars in the Cohiba Maduro 5 series, I basically would not choose the Arcana.
The preference of cigars is basically not related to the price. Although cigars are a luxury, they are not completely related to the price. In other words, in the world of cigars, one should not only care about the price.
Some people may disagree, since cigars are considered a luxury product, shouldn’t the higher the price, the better? Price is indeed a basic evaluation criterion for luxury goods. There is always a huge gap between works of art worth hundreds of millions and those worth millions. This gap cannot be ignored; the gap between a 50-foot-long yacht and a 200-foot-long yacht is like a gap. But cigars are different. Although the price of a single cigar ranges from tens to thousands, the price is not the main factor for us to choose cigars, and it does not even become a selection factor. Because the luxury of cigars is not in the price, but in the time and mood of smoking cigars.
Some people like the complete release of full-bodied cigars, while others prefer the gentleness of light cigars. What you like is a good cigar. There is no distinction between good and bad cigars of the same brand, only cigars you like and don’t like. A box of Gurkha cigars costing more than $1,000 is not a good cigar if you don’t like it yourself. Friends gourmets are very basic, and if you like it, it is a good cigar.
This is actually a very important feature of cigars, which are imported experiential consumer goods. It is the smoke that reverberates in the mouth after everyone ignites. The smoke has nothing to do with the price but only with personal preference.