Herman Hupmann was a banker from Germany who so loved Cuban cigars
that he moved to Havana in 1844 and set up as both banker and cigar
maker. His bank closed in the early 1920s but his cigars live on as a
fine example of an elegant light to medium-flavoured Habano.
All the leaf in H. Upmann is from the Vuelta Abajo tobacco region.
Gold medals in no less than eleven international exhibitions during
the 19th Century adorn the box - as does Herr Upmann's personal
The brand today comprises a wide range of ‘totalmente a mano, tripa
larga' - totally hand made, long filler sizes as well as some
‘mecanizado' vitolas, made with the help of machines.