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Juan Lopez

Juan Lopez A Spanish businessman named Juan López Díaz founded his brand in the 1870’s. Although little known around the world today, Juan López has always attracted a following amongst aficionados of Habanos particularly for the Selección No.1 and, most notably, for the Selección No.2 sizes. The range offers a …

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La Flor de Cano

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.

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La Gloria Cubana

La Gloria Cubana is a little known jewel amongst Habano brands. Nevertheless it enjoys a long history. Founded in 1885, its name alone clearly defines its origin. For over a century it has attracted a small but loyal following amongst the most knowledgeable smokers. The brand is characterized by its …

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Por Larrañaga

Por Larrañaga Por Larrañaga is a brand with a long history. Founded in 1834 it enjoys a well-earned reputation for its consistency and good presentation. All the filler and binder tobaccos in Por Larrañaga come from the Vuelta Abajo zone. The range includes cigars made using both the Tripa Larga, …

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Quai d’Orsay

This brand owes its origin to the refined taste of the French market. Created in the 1970’s, the name is taken from a well-known street in Paris beside the River Seine. All Quai d’Orsay sizes are made with a light tasting blend of filler and binder leaves from the VueltamAbajo …

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Rafael González

Rafael González was created in the 1930’s. It was in this brand that the 61⁄2 inch (165mm) by 42 gauge cigar, which has the factory name of Cervantes, was first called a Lonsdale after Lord Lonsdale, the famous English sporting Earl and cigar aficionado of that period. Now many other …

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Ramon Allones

Ramón Allones is one of the big names in the history of Habanos.
Founded in 1837, it is also one of the oldest brands still in production.
A Galician by birth Ramón Allones was the first cigar manufacturer to pack his Habanos in boxes decorated with labels and stamped with his brand’s …

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Saint Luis Rey

Saint Luis Rey was founded just before the Second World War. Some say that its name was taken from a Thornton Wilder play “The Bridge of San Luis Rey”, which was popular at the time. However it is more likely that it refers to the town of San Luis in …

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Vegueros

The Vegueros brand was born to pay homage to all Cuban farmers who, from generation to generation have grown tobacco mainly in Pinar del Rio.It is at Francisco Donatién Factory located in Pinar del Río where the Habanos of this brand are produced. Vegueros brand was completely updated by incorporating new …

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Quintero

Quintero’s smooth, medium bodied taste makes it ideal for those seeking to experience the flavour of Habanos at an affordable price. It is one of the few Habanos brands not born in Cuba’s capital city, Havana. Instead its founder Agustin Quintero with his four brothers set up shop in the …

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