A Complete Guide To H. Upmann Cigars

Few cigar brands have endured for as long as the storied H. Upmann label. Approaching two centuries of tobacco mastery, the H. Upmann name still signifies the same esteemed mark of quality that it did in old Havana. Offering a colorful roster of unique tasting profiles, there’s an excellent H. Upmann cigar to suit every palate – scroll down through the list below to find yours.

H. Upmann 1844 Reserve

W Ecuador (Habano)
B Nicaragua
F Dominican Republic

Strength: Medium
Origin: Dominican Republic

H. Upmann’s flagship blend, the 1844 Reserve offers a velvety, medium-bodied smoke with remarkable Cuban-esque character. Offered in a diverse range of sizes, the 1844 Reserve remains a fan-favorite and best-seller thanks to its amazing rich taste that goes down smooth at any time of day.

H. Upmann 1844 Anejo

W Ecuador (Habano)
B U.S.A. (Pennsylvania)
F Honduras, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic

Strength: Medium-Full
Origin: Honduras

The H. Upmann 1844 Anejo features a unique mix of high-quality tobaccos, all of which have been aged for a minimum of 5 years. Ultra-smooth in balanced delivery of its complex tasting profile, the 1844 Anejo shines with rich tones of earth, cocoa, cinnamon, leather, and more

H. Upmann by AJ Fernandez

W Sumatra
B – Nicaragua
F Nicaragua, Dominican Republic

Strength: Medium-Full 
Origin: Nicaragua

Bold, sweet, and strong, blending legend AJ Fernandez’s take on H. Upmann is a hearty smoke with rounded tasting notes of dark coffee, roasted almond, fresh-cut cedar, and subtle spices: a perfect storm of complex flavor.

H. Upmann Connecticut

W – Connecticut
B – Dominican Republic 
F – Dominican Republic, Nicaragua

Strength: Medium
Origin: Dominican Republic

Blended in honor of the H. Upmann brand’s incredible 175th anniversary, the H. Upmann Connecticut breaks tradition in delicious fashion. Sporting a bit of maduro leaf at the cap, this complex, medium-bodied cigar dazzles the palate with rich tones of roasted peanuts, coffee bean, sweet cedar, and much more.

H. Upmann Grand Exhibition

W – Nicaragua (Connecticut-seed)
B – Nicaragua
F – Nicaragua

Strength: Medium
Origin: Nicaragua

With big, earthy taste steering its old-school flavor profile, the H. Upmann Grand Exhibition introduces a vibrant take on vintage cigar charm. Rolled using the finest of Nicaraguan tobacco reserves, this creamy, leathery, and crisp smoke will quickly climb to the top of your “must-have” list.

H. Upmann Herman’s Batch

W – Ecuador (Habano)
B – Dominican Republic
F – Dominican Republic, Nicaragua

Strength: Medium
Origin: Dominican Republic

Named for German banker Herman Upmann who gave birth to the brand an impressive 175 years ago, H. Upmann Herman’s Batch cigars are the brainchild of 2019’s Cigar of the Year creator Rafael Nodal, the man behind the top-rated Aging Room cigar line. Using a carefully concocted tobacco blend that delivers a modern take on the original Cuban H. Upmann cigar’s classic profile, Herman’s Batch lights up to deliver a creamy ensemble of earthy, peppery, and sweet tasting notes that will rock the palate with a spot-on medium body.

H. Upmann Hispaniola

W – Sumatra
B – Dominican Republic
F – Dominican Republic, Nicaragua

Strength: Medium-Full
Origin: Dominican Republic

Showcasing a unique blend of Dominican Olor, Andullo, and Pilotico tobaccos under an elegant Ecuadoran Sumatra wrapper leaf, the Hispaniola is like no other H. Upmann that’s come before. Medium-full in body and loaded with rich tones of toasted almond, cocoa, cedar, and hints of spice, the Hispaniola hits the spot for even the most cultured of connoisseurs.

H. Upmann Vintage Cameroon

W – Cameroon (Africa)
B – Nicaragua
F – Nicaragua, Dominican Republic, Peru

Strength: Medium
Origin: Dominican Republic

Wrapping full-flavored Dominican, Nicaraguan and Peruvian long filler tobaccos in a top-notch African Cameroon leaf, the Vintage Cameroon is easily one of the best and most complex blends ever to wear the H. Upmann name. Full in flavors of rustic woodiness, white pepper, nuts, subtle sweetness, and more, this wildly-satisfying medium-bodied offering is coveted in the humidors of discerning aficionados across the globe.

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