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Defiance Cigar Rated 91 by Cigar Aficionado!

"Dark and attractive, this cigar imparts leathery flavors balanced by toasty caramel notes and pleasant tea intonations. A rich, tasty smoke."
Cigar Aficionado's December issue take on the Guardian,  (Toro 6½" x 52)

Defiance Cigars by XIKAR received a full "vertical tasting" for the July issue of Cigar Insider. Each of the four cigar sizes scored an average of 88, with the Guardian receiving a 91, the highest rating of the entire issue.

New Generations Making Timeless Creations

Jesus Fuego
Defiance Cigar blender, Jesus Fuego.

Taste the flavors of heritage. Defiance Cigars by XIKAR.
On our quest to find the finest cigars, every road led to Jesus Fuego. His rich heritage - a fifth generation Cuban tobacco grower and expert blender, has resulted in this perfectly balanced cigar. Smooth and rich, has an incredibly luxurious Cuban seed shade grown Criollo wrapper aged 4 years. Enjoy!

Defiance Alliance members already know that the cigars are great tasting, medium bodied smokes.  And when they joined the Alliance they also got a FREE Defiance hat!   Join now!

Jesus Fuego: History, Heritage & Mastery
On our quest to find the finest cigars, every road led to Jesus Fuego.

  • 5th Generation Cuban tobacco grower & expert blender
  • Grew up and mastered cigar production in the world cradle of renowned tobaccos: Pinar Del Rio, Cuba
  • Taught Agronomy (post harvesting aging & blending) in Cuban universities
  • Currently blends some of the finest cigars available today
  • View the Jesus Fuego interview adobe pdf (Courtesy of Cigar Press Magazine)

About the Cigars:

  • Perfectly balanced, medium-bodied cigar
  • Smooth & rich taste
  • Luxurious Cuban seed shade grown Criollo wrapper aged 4 years
  • Impeccable Cuban seed sun grown Corojo binder
  • Contributing proceeds go to fight anti-tobacco legislation & taxes at the state level

4 Introductory Sizes:

The Guardian
6 1/2 x 52
SRP $7.00*
The Sentry
6 x 46
SRP $6.75*
The Instigator
6 x 54
SRP $7.75*
The Renegade
5 x 50
SRP $6.50*
*All retail prices subject to additional local, state & federal tobacco taxes.


Defiance Cigars are made with the finest Nicaraguan Shade Grown Criollo wrapper, Nicaraguan Sun Grown Corojo binder and Nicaraguan filler.