EP Carrillo Pledge Apogee cigars are the latest installment in the award-winning blend that has captivated the palates of smokers across the globe. For those who haven’t heard, the EP Carrillo Pledge has been awarded the coveted spot of cigar of the year by the experts at Cigar Aficionado. Described as perhaps one of the most nuanced, explosively flavorful cigars ever rolled, it’s no wonder they added a new size. Built from a flawless crop of Nicaraguan tobacco, blended to perfection, and rolled into a glorious Habano Connecticut wrapper. Lighting it up brings a feast of flavors, including bread, cedar, peanut, baked apple, spiced oak, and licorice. At six and a quarter inches, with a fifty-eight ring gauge, the Apogee will provide a distinguished hour of smoking.