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H. Upmann Sir Winston Gran Reserva Cosecha 2011

  • H. Upmann Sir Winston Gran Reserva Cosecha 2011 will be available in the couple of weeks to the different markets around the world.

is pleased to present the first from the H. Upmann brand in the Sir Winston (47 x 178 mm) . This is one of the brand’s most special cigars, very popular with H. Upmann enthusiasts as well as with enthusiasts in general; they will now have the opportunity to enjoy this vitola with additional aging of its leaves, in a limited production.Sir Winston of H. Upmann is an icon in the brand’s portfolio and one of the best known Habanos appreciated by enthusiasts around the world with the Julieta No 2 vitola. This is a long and pleasant smoking format, which combines the soft to medium strength flavour of its blend with the delicate and aromatic character that the aging of its leaves provides. H. Upmann is one of the oldest and most prestigious Habanos brands and was founded back in 1844.

This launch inaugurates the Gran Reserva concept for the brand after having presented its first Reserva with the H. Upmann No 2 vitola in 2014 with carefully selected leaves from the harvest of 2010.

In order to prepare this Gran Reserva from H. Upmann, the best tobacco leaves harvested in 2011 in *, *,Cuba* were selected. All the leaves making up the Habano (filler, binder and wrapper) have undergone a long and careful five-year of ageing process. With this additional ageing process, the tobacco releases tannins which give the tobacco leaves a rounder, sweeter and more aromatic.

This launch is a unique and exclusive production of 5,000 numbered cases with 15 Habanos in each, presented in the exquisite packaging that characterizes the Gran Reserva, with an elegant black lacquer finish and the brand and the concept’s seal printed in gold on the lid.

These Habanos have been made con – Totally Handmade with Long Filler – with leaves specially selected by master blenders.

 H. Upmann Sir Winston Gran Reserva Cosecha 2011 is an option for those who like a pleasant blending and a light to medium Habano flavour.

 H. Upmann Sir Winston Gran Reserva Cosecha 2011 will be available in the different markets around the world in the couple of weeks.

 Brand:     H. Upmann

Market Name: Sir Winston

Factory Name: Julieta No 2

Dimensions: 47 ring gauge (18.65 mm) x 178 mm length.

Presentation: Special Series (SPB) of 5,000 individually numbered lacquered cases of 15 units each

The Havana-based company, jointly owned by the Cuban industry and the British Imperial Tobacco Group, which markets all 27 Habanos brands worldwide.
Special productions of Habanos that are released very occasionally in small quantities. The term applies only to Habanos whose fillers, binders and wrappers have all been aged for at least 5 years before being rolled at the factory. They are identified by a second band on the cigars in black and gold colours.
A word with many meanings. In Cuba it refers to the size and shape of a cigar (vitola de galera factory name, vitola de salida market name) and also to a particular size of cigar in an individual packing. In Spain it means a cigar band or ring (vitolfilia cigar band collecting). To some it has an almost spiritual meaning encapsulating every aspect of their cigar of choice.
The official Denominación de Origen Protegida (D.O.P.), or Protected Denomination of Origin used only to describe the most outstanding brands of cigars, which are manufactured in Cuba to the most exacting standards established by the Regulatory Council, from tobaccos grown only in particular areas of the island that are also protected as Denominations of Origin. In English the word translates as Havanas, which are widely considered to be the best cigars in the world.
The finest tobacco-growing land in the world, Vuelta Abajo is the main source of tobacco for Habanos, and the only zone that grows all types of leaf: wrappers, fillers and binders. A Protected Denomination of Origin.
The name of the region that embraces all of the important growing zones in the west of Cuba, and the name of the provincial capital. A Protected Denomination of Origin.
Totally by hand. A description created in Havana to differentiate between Cuban methods of making cigars by hand from the semi-mechanised metods used elsewhere that can legally be described as "Hecho a Mano" or "Hand Made".
Long filler. Filler that is made from full-length tobacco leaves.