Status H. Upmann is a current pre-Revolution brand, established in 1844. It is now classified by Habanos SA as a Global brand, but prior to c2007 it was only classified as a Multi-local. It has a significant market share
Generally The range comprises light to medium strength cigars, using tobacco from the premium Vuelta Abajo region. There is a non-Cuban brand with the same name.
Current Production Until 2008, all the current production cigars were pre-1960s releases. Since then there has been subsequent releases.
Special Releases There was special pre-1960 packaging that was discontinued in the 1980s. Special Releases commenced in 1999 with the inclusion of H. Upmann cigars in the Siglo XXI Humidor. Since 2004 there have been further Special Releases.
Standard Band A Pre-1960s to c2006 -- Discontinued Not embossed
Standard Band B Pre-1960s to c2006 -- Discontinued Embossed
Standard band C, with a special Magnum 50 second band.
Tubes introduced c2009.
Slide Lid Box of 10 cigars (released 2008). Slide Lid Box of 25 cigars (released 2008). Cardboard Pack of 3 cigars in aluminium tubes (released 2009). Slide Lid Box of 50 cigars (released 2008, discontinued 2012).
Connoisseur No.1 - a standard production size Coronas Major (1) - a standard production size Coronas Minor (1) - a standard production size Excepcionales de Rothschilds - a reinstated production size Grand Coronas - a standard production size Magnum 46 - a standard production size Petit Upmann (1) - a standard production size Sir Winston - a standard production size Upmann No.2 - a standard production size Upmann No.4 - a standard production size
Handmade, except for Excepcionales de Rothschilds (hand-finished).
Special Humidor of 2000 cigars comprising 20 brands (21 made).
A 1999 release. 1999-01-01
Free-standing electronic (temperature & humidity controlled) humidor made to commemorate the Millennium. It contains 20 brands and 2,000 cigars.
Standard band C, with special Magnum 50 band, and X Festival del Habano band.
Black lacquered Boîte Nature Box of 10 cigars comprising 9 brands (20,000 made).
A 2009 release. 2009-01-01Boxes date from DIC 08.
This release is a replica of a special commemorative case gifted to attendees of the tenth Habanos festival in Cuba. The case contains a selection of standard production cigars released in the previous ten years.