Bolívar is one of the strongest and full-bodied cigars, with an earthy/soily undertone on all its lines, primarily due to the incorporation of Ligero; the top leaves of the tobacco plant. Ligero possesses many different qualities to the leaves further down the tobacco plant, and takes much longer to mature. One Ligero has matured, the coarse leaf is used as a filler in the middle of the Bolívar cigars for a potent and spicy taste that adds to the cigar’s complexity and ensures a slow burn. All sizes of Bolivar are Tripa larga, Totalmente a Mano – long filler, totally hand made. It is the brand of choice for enthusiasts, who like strong flavours.
The famous Cohiba brand was actually only introduced in 1968, but quickly became the flagship brand of the Cuban Cigars industry. Developed initially as a medium bodied protocol cigar for presentation only by officials of the Cuban government, Cohiba was marketed widely beginning in 1982.
In the 1800s, the Antonio Allones factory launched a new brand of premium quality cigars at higher prices, which they named "The King of the World". It gained much success and soon thereafter the company and brand was renamed "El Rey del Mundo Cigar Co."
Its cigars are characterized by a blend of lighter but rich tobaccos.
The taste associated with a Fonseca Cuban cigar is a mild sweetness and aromatic herbal flavors. Hand rolled with long filler Cuban tobacco leaves.
Guantanamera cigars are a relatively new cigar having been created and released in 2002, this cigar is now one of our most popular budget priced Cuban cigars. The brand was named after perhaps Cubas' most well known song "Guajira Guantanamera" (Spanish for peasant girl from Guantánamo") by Joseito Fernández.which can be heard in just about every bar in Cuba every evening!
Established in 1865, the name roughly means "valley of Monterrey," a particularly fertile site in the Vuelta Abajo.
The brand offers a lighter flavour and a range of sizes, the largest of which are much celebrated. The Le Hoyo series cigars was introduced about 1970 and presents a stronger flavour.
The H. Upmann brand dates back to 1844, when Herman Upmann, began using specially imprinted boxes of cigars as promotional items for his banking firm.
The H Upmann brand offers a mild to medium strength.
José L. Piedra is a particularly noteworthy Habano not only because its blend is composed of filler tobaccos grown exclusively in the Remedios tobacco region, but also because it is made using the Totalmente a Mano, Tripa Corta, or ‘totally hand made, short filler’technique.
A Spanish businessman named Juan López Díaz founded the brand back in the 1870’s. Often overlooked by the masses, Juan López has a cult following for its popular Selección No.2 vitola. The brand offers a consistent medium to full flavour based on a rich blend of filler and binder leaves from the Vuelta Abajo region and all cigars are Tripa larga, Totalmente a Mano – long filler, totally hand made.
At a medium price level, Flor de Cano cigars offer a good balance between flavour and aroma.
Today all Flor de Cano are Tripa Corta, Totalmente a Mano – short filler, totally hand made – Habanos composed of Vuelta Abajo and Semi Vuelta leaf.
The La Gloria Cubana brand was created in 1885 by the Sociedad Cabañas y Castro, then bought twenty years later in 1905 by José F. Rocha, who manufactured the brand from his factory at 364 Miguel Street in Havana.
The most famous Havana brand started only in 1935 as a new brand from Menendez, Garcia y Cia., then the owners of the H. Upmann brand. The name is reported to have been inspired by Alexandre Dumas' 1844 novel Le Comte de Montecristo.
All the range is hand-made and the strength is medium.
This brand is named for it's founder, Don Jaime Partagas, who began manufacturing cigars in 1827, but put his own name on his line of cigars in 1845.
Partagas features strong, intense flavours and it is still produced in the Partagas factory.
Por Larranga was created in 1834 by Ignacio Larranaga, likely making it the oldest continuously-produced Havana brand still in existence.
The range comprises light to medium strength cigars, using tobacco from the premium Vuelta Abajo region.
Created in 1840 by Manuel Lopez, this line takes its name from the popular character of Punch so widely seen in English puppetry in the 19th century.
This full flavoured brand was made by Corujo y Cia. after 1859 and prior to nationalization, was owned by F. Palicio y Cia.
The brand was created in 1970 with the French market in mind.
Quai D'Orsay was named after the famous street, part of the left bank of the Seine in Paris.
The range is made of light (Claro) to mid brown (Colorado Claro) wrappers as preferred by the French and the flavor is smooth and light.
Quintero is a current pre-revolution brand, introduced circa 1924. The brand's full name is Quintero y Hno (Quintero and brother).
The range comprises medium strength cigars, using short-filler tobacco from the Vuelta Abajo and Semi Vuelta regions.
Dating from approximately 1928, this brand was initially developed as La Flor de Marquez, with trademark registration in 1936 by the Sociedad El Rey del Mundo. Trademark records show that the current name dates from 1945. Considered medium in body.
There actually was a Ramon Allones, who developed this brand way back in 1837. Originally from Spain, Allones (owner of the La Eminencia factory) was reportedly the first to employ bright, lithographed labels on his boxes, to help set his brand apart. Prior to nationalization, this lighter-bodied brand was owned by Cifuentes, Pego y Cia., also the owners of Partagas.
Developed in 1875, this brand immediately showed its quality by winning gold medals in four universal expositions between 1885 and 1900.
The full-flavoured Romeo y Julieta brand is one of the most widely known and appreciated in the world today.
San Cristobal was the original name given to Cuba's capital city today known as Havana. When the city was founded in 1519 the name was given in honor of Christopher Columbus hence San Cristobal (St Christopher).
The brand was launched in 1999 with just a handful of sizes- all of which offering light to medium flavors.
Among the best brands coming out of Cuba, since 1980 the Trinidad Fundadores has been produced exclusively for Fidel Castro. The only boxes that left Cuba were gifts to foreign diplomats. On February of 1998, the brand was officially launched as an export in Trinidad, Cuba.
Limited Edition & Regional Edition cigars are always limited in their production and offer some of the best quality smokes on the planet. Grab them now and age them for the ultimate smoking pleasure. Don't see the cigars you're looking for? Send us a message and we'll get them for you!
It's widely agreed that cigars, like many things, age better with time. This section of our shop is full of stock which is at least 5 years old. They are generally more refined, subtle and elegant than a fresh cigar, especially Cubans.
The Partagas Gran Reserva Lusitanias Cosecha was unveiled at the 2013 Habanos Festival. Limited to only 5000 boxes of 15 Each box is uniquely numbered and presented with double banded cigars in an elegant black lacquered box.
The H. Upmann Sir Winston Gran Reserva Cosecha 2011 is a 7 x 47 Churchill vitola, also known as the Julieta No.2. It uses tobacco from the 2011 crop grown in Cuba’s Pínar del Río province, the western most province and home to the island’s premium tobacco farms. A total of 5,000 boxes of 15 cigars are being produced, making for a total run of 75,000 cigars.
Hoyo De Monterrey Epicure No.2 Reserva are available now. These iconic Robusto sized (124” x 50) cigars from Habanos S.A’s much loved brand Hoyo De Monterrey are definitely not to be missed. The cigars are only available in extremely limited numbers with just 5,000 numbered boxes containing 20 cigars produced for the global market.
Measuring an impressive 6 1/8“ (154 mm) x 54 ring gauge, these stunning cigars are presented in 10s in the traditional Cohiba style of varnished slide lid boxes (SLB). The blend matches the flavour profile of Cohiba’s La Línea Clasica range (medium to full) with the head of each cigar finished with a “pigtail” found on La Línea Behike.
Montecristo is the best selling and most well known premium cigar brand in the world and last year celebrated its 80th Anniversary. To mark the occasion, a commemorative cigar was unveiled aptly named the "80 Aniversario" but unforeseen circumstances delayed its launch.
Rare vintage aged box of Super Partagas from the early 1980s. Box of 25. A real collectors item.
Ramon Allones “Allones Extra” (44 ring gauge * 143 mm length) is the vitola selected by Habanos S.A. to be part of the 2011 Limited Editions. It is the very first time that Ramon Allones has an Edicion Limitada since the brand was created in 1837.
This new EL (55 ring gauge and 165 mm in length) is presented in boxes of 10 cigars rolled by expert Cuban torcedores at the Maravillas No. 3 factory with selected leaves from the Vuelta Abajo. It commemorates the 520th Anniversary of the arrival of Cuban tobacco in Europe. This unique vitola provides all the aroma and taste of the classic Montecristo...
Cohiba Robustos Supremos (58 ring gauge x 127 mm length) is a vitola specially selected as the 2014 Limited Edition cigar. The cigars come in boxes of 10’s and naturally are totally handmade. The cigar is rolled from an exquisite selection of wrapper, filler and binder leaves emanating from San Juan y Martínez San Luis in Vuelta Abajo...
Brand new. The Ramon Allones Silver Jubilee Cigar was released by Habanos S.A 2017 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Pacific Cigar Co. It is a delicious cigar, perfectly packed with the finest tobaccos from the Vuelta Abajo Region in the Pinar del Río Province of Cuba. Another stunning Asia Pacifico exclusive.
Presented in dressed boxes of 25, the cigars measure 6" (153mm) x 53 ring gauge and carry the standard Edición Limitada second band. The factory name for this vitola (size) is Sobresaliente and it is the first time this size has been offered in the much loved Romeo y Julieta brand.
The Punch Serie d'Oro 2013 Edicion Limitada was a highly anticipated release from Habanos S.A. As usual, the wrappers for this limited edition come from tapado (shade-grown) leaves, which is the reason why they have such a dark and oily appearance. The tobacco used in these cigars was aged for two years.
Cohiba Behike BHK 54 cigars are made with a portion of filler tobacco known as "medio-tiempo", a type of sun-grown tobacco leaf that grows at the top of some, but not all tobacco plants.
A limited edition release from back in 2009. The H. Upmann Magnum 48 is a previously unreleased size, this time a 4 1/3 x 48 Corona Extra featuring wrappers only slightly darker than H. Upmann’s typical color. Sweet and creamy flavours dominate on these.
With Series No. 1, the “Noblezas” factory vitola saw the light of day and got its big break in the realm of Habanos. Featuring the brand’s undisputed strong taste, the Habano enthusiast will wallow in the richness and intensity of a completely new format within the brand. It comes in Semi Boite Nature Box of 25 cigars.
Punch Regios de Punch is the latest Habanos Edición Limitada to arrive from Cuba, albeit a few months late. They are presented in SLB’s of 25 cigars and this is only the second time that Punch has been selected to represent the Limited Edition concept. The vitola is new for the brand and as usual the cigars are dressed in dark wrappers and...
Cohiba Behike BHK 52 cigars are made with a portion of filler tobacco known as "medio-tiempo", a type of sun-grown tobacco leaf that grows at the top of some, but not all tobacco plants.
Freshly received, the Partagas Seleccion Privada Edicion Limitada 2014 (50 ring gauge x 160 mm length) is the 1st EL released by Habanos for 2014. Presented in dress boxes of 10, these dark and oily double robustos are rich and full of potential. This is a true Partagas that will age beautifully!