H. Upmann

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H. Upmann tax free

H. Upmann Tax free is the oldest cigar brand on Cuba. Herman Upmann was a banker from Germany who so loved Cuban cigars that he moved to Havana. In 1843 he became banker and cigar maker. H. Upmann bought this own cigar factory in 1844: the famous H. Upmann Factory. Now known as the José Martí Factory, in Havana. His bank closed in the early 1920’s but the cigar brand still a a favourite of a lot of aficionados.

This Light to Medium bodied cigar won 7 Golden medals in no less than eleven international exhibitions during the 19th Century.

You can find the Medals and the sign of the founder on the Dress boxes of H. Upmann.

H. Upmann’s blend is totally hand made with tobacco from Vuelta Abajo zone,