Alec Bradley New York Cigars; Produced by the folks who make such brands as Casa Fernandez, Illusione, Viaje, some of the other highly rated cigars recently feature in Cigar Aficionado’s top 25 of which 4 of their cigars were rated. The Fabrica de Tabacos Raices Cubanas factory in Honduras has access to great tobacco from their tobacco arms of Aganorsa Leaf and Tabacalera Tropical, which gives them the ability to produce world class cigars. The New York blend consist of Criollo '98 wrapper and binder both of which are grown in Trojes, Honduras, filler tobaccos from both Honduras and Nicaragua make this a rich Medium to Full bodied smoke. Each box features The Empire State Building on the band done in an art deco-style and Gotham feel. Currently available in five sizes, each retailing for $11.00 to $13.50 in New York where they will be sold to help retail stores deal with the enormous cigar excise tax placed on retailers this year of 75% making NY one of the highest taxed states.