Micallef Cigars Grande Bold Mata Fina 556MF

Cigar Review: Micallef Cigars Grande Bold Mata Fina 556MF – Rated 85

Today we take a look at the second in the Grande Bold series from the Micallef Cigars that was introduced at this years IPCPR. The Grande Bold series consists of 5 different blends and today we will be examining the Grande Bold Mata Fina. We recently reviewed the Grand Bold Nicaragua which scored a 93. The[…]

Micallef Grande Bold Nicaragua

Cigar Review: Micallef Grande Bold Nicaragua 554N – Rated 93

At the 2017 IPCPR, a new name hit the market, with a full portfolio of cigar blends and sizes – Micallef Cigars. The new company had an impressively crowded booth for any brand owner let alone a new brand. They had a great story and a successful businessman as an owner. Throughout the week, word[…]

Micallef Connecticut

Micallef Connecticut Cigar Review – A One and Only

Today I would  like to offer a review of another cigar in the Micallef Cigars lineup. Over the past few months we introduced you to the bolder more fuller bodied cigars from Dr. Al Micallef and the Gomez Sanchez family including the 1RA Generacion Leyenda and the Herencia Maduro. This time we are stepping it over[…]

Micallef Gomez Sanchez 1RA Generacion Leyenda No. 2

Micallef Gomez Sanchez 1RA Generacion Leyenda No. 2 Cigar Review

In December of 2017, I introduced you to the Micallef Gomez Sanchez 1RA Generacion Leyenda No. 1, a large, almost 2 hour smoke, that delivered on quality and flavor. It magnificently showed the craft of the 130 years of the Gomez Sanchez family and desire of Dr. Al Micallef to create a truly enjoyable cigar. Today[…]

Micallef Herencia Maduro

Micallef Herencia Maduro Cigar Review – Heritage Shines Brightly

There is a lot to say about heritage, especially when it comes to the creation of premium cigars. When Al Micallef partnered with the Gomez Sanchez family, he got 130 years of cigar making and tobacco heritage to help his Micallef brand produce some of the finest cigars to hit the market. Of course with[…]

The Stogie Press 2017 Top 25 Boutique Cigars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 1, 2018 What a year 2017 has been. Even with the FDA regulations there was a plethora of new releases and even though we didn’t smoke them all, those we did, showcased the amazing skill and craft of so many cigar makers and factories. This years competition was tight and making[…]

2017 Top 25 Boutique Cigars Candidates 6 – 10

We have just 13 days before the big announcement of the 2017 Top 25 Boutique Cigars here on Stogie Press. Today I would like to  present the next 5 candidates for our list. The first 5 candidates were published last week here. The Yayabo Series 04 Admiral The Crowned Heads Four Kicks Maduro  The Micallef Cigars Experiencia[…]

Gomez Sanchez 1RA Generacion Leyenda 1

Micallef Gomez Sanchez 1RA Generacion Leyenda 1 Cigar Review

Today I would like to offer a review on another Micallef Cigars and Gomez Sanchez collaboration – the Gomez Sanchez 1RA Generacion Leyenda 1. It was part of the overall collection presented by Micallef Cigars at t his years IPCPR. You can read the story of Micallef Cigars and their relation to the famed Gomez[…]

Micallef Reata

Micallef Reata Cigar Review – A Legendary Duo

Two names that go together real well, especially if you are from Texas, is Micallef and Reata. Of course it only makes sense that these two names represent a fine 2017 cigar offering. If you don’t know what I am referring to let me explain. Deep in the heart of the great state of Texas[…]

Micallef Experiencia

Micallef Cigars Experiencia – A Name Wrapped in 134 Years of Experience

One of the busiest booths at this years IPCPR was Micallef Cigars. You may not know this company, but you might have heard of the Gomez Sanchez family who has crafted cigars for 134 years. Maybe you have visited one of the Reata restaurants in Alpine and Fort Worth, Texas owned by Dr. Al Micallef.[…]