Altadis U.S.A.

Trinidad Espiritu Series No. 2 Toro

The Trinidad Espiritu Series No. 2 Toro is the second release in a line that debuted three years ago commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Trinidad brand.

Romeo y Julieta Reserva Real Nicaragua Robusto

After more than two years in the humidor, it’s time to revisit the AJ Fernandez-made Romeo y Julieta Reserva Real Nicaragua.

H. Upmann Nicaragua AJ Fernandez Heritage Toro

Judging a cigar’s strength simply by how dark the wrapper is oftentimes not an accurate projection, but in the case of the very dark H. Upmann Nicaragua AJ Fernandez Heritage, you can judge the book by its cover.

Montecristo Espada Signature Valiente

When Altadis U.S.A.’s Espada by Montecristo debuted in 2014, it carried the distinction of being the first Nicaraguan puro to be released under the Montecristo…

Montecristo 1935 Anniversary Nicaragua No. 2

In October 2020, Altadis U.S.A. announced it would be releasing a new cigar to commemorate the 85th anniversary of the Montecristo brand, which was founded in…

Montecristo Cincuenta JR 50th

The concept of our Monday redux reviews is largely to see how a cigar’s flavor changes over time. It’s something that isn’t as talked about…

Montecristo Epic Vintage 12 No. 2

It is no secret that Altadis U.S.A. has a huge portfolio of cigars that it produces, many of which fall under the headers of some…

H. Upmann 1844 Classic Robusto

Several years ago, I took a younger member of my family to a museum to see some art and get exposed to artistic works of…

Henry Clay War Hawk Lonsdale

When Altadis U.S.A. introduced the Henry Clay War Hawk in 2019, the company made it clear there were plans for more cigars. War Hawk is…

Saint Luis Rey Carenas Toro

The Altadis U.S.A. website lists 20 different brands, which is more than I would have guessed the company currently offers, though I don’t find the…

Montecristo Cincuenta JR 50th

There are very few people who have contributed as much to the cigar industry as Lew Rothman; depending on who you ask, no one has…