What if the world's best wine or movie were illegal in the United States?
Luckily for bons vivants, that's not the case with most finer things. But cigar connoisseurs now find themselves in a bind.
Cigar Aficionado unveiled its top cigar of 2013 at the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday—a Montecristo No. 2—and it's beyond the reach of law-abiding U.S. citizens. It's rolled in Havana, Cuba.
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