José Martí

Saint Luis Rey Pacificos (ER Asia Pacífico 2009)

The Saint Luis Rey brand is not the most well-known of the Cuban marcas, but it isn’t for a lack of history. It dates back…

Edmundo Dantes Conde 109 (ER México 2007)

In 2007, Habanos S.A. introduced the Edmundo Dantes El Conde 109, an edición regional for Mexico. Because of trademark issues with the Montecristo brand in…

H. Upmann 520 Aniversario

To celebrate the 520th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s discovery of the new world and as such new world tobacco, Habanos S.A. released a few special…

H. Upmann Magnum 48 (EL 2009)

H. Upmann’s Magnum series is one of the more noted Cuban cigars and by most accounts is probably the most popular of the legendary brand’s…

Edmundo Dantes Conde 54 (ER Mexico 2011)

In 2007, Habanos S.A. released the first Edición Regional for the country of Mexico, the Edmundo Dantes El Conde 109 Edición Regional Mexico. Only 600…

Vegas Robaina Maestros (ER Spain 2007)

Last week I mentioned that there was a Vegas Robaina regional release that was identical in size to the El Rey del Mundo Vikingos that…

H. Upmann Coronas Major

Today we will be taking a look at the H. Upmann Coronas Major, formally the eminentes vitola, but is basically a standard sized corona. These cigars were…

Vegas Robaina Famosos (1997)

In 1997, a new brand of Cuban cigars was born: Vegas Robaina. Named after the legendary Alejandro Robaina, who passed away in April, it uses…

Montecristo C (EL 2003)

In 2003, Habanos S.A. released one of its multitude of Edición Limitadas, the Montecristo C, a corona gorda with a wrapper aged two years. There’s not…

Festival del Habano Marevas (2000)

In 2000, Habanos S.A. released a limited cigar to commemorate the Festival del Habano II, which took place that year. The official name was the…

Montecristo Maravilla (2005)

Released in 2005 as part of the Colección Habanos, there were only 500 boxes of 20 Montecristo Maravillas produced. The cigar itself is a huge monstrosity,…