Habanos
English Market Selection

EMS

EMS stands for English Market Selection, a description used in Cuba for over a century to identify the quality of cigars designated for the British market. It is the cornerstone of the UK’s long established reputation as the world centre for the finest Havana cigars.

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Shorts

Shorts

  • Brand: Trinidad
  • Line: Shorts
  • Flavour: Medium
  • A great additional option for those alfreso smoking breaks when time is indeed "Short". Made from 100% Cuban tobacco, they are blended to match the classic, medium-bodied, delicate aromas associated with their handmade counterparts and are presented in a innovative pack design with a flip-top lid.
Shorts

Shorts

  • Line: Nicaraguan
  • Flavour: Medium
  • Ring gauge: 30
  • Length: 4 Inches / 100mm
  • Unlike every other La Invicta in the range, the Short is machine-made and pre-cut. However the robust yet mellow aromas associated with the brand remains consistent and the cigar can be enjoyed in around 10-15 minutes – when time is “short".
Shorts

Shorts

  • Brand: Montecristo
  • Line: Shorts
  • Flavour: Medium to Full
  • The Short is a small format, machine-made cigar, from the World’s favourite Havana brand, joining the Mini, Club and Puritos. Still made in Havana and with 100% Cuban tobacco for that unmistakable Montecristo taste.
Mini

Mini

  • Brand: Partagas
  • Line: Mini
  • Flavour: Full
  • A lighter style of cigar than the classic Partagas it retains the earthy and peppery notes that have made the brand such a global success.
Clubs

Clubs

  • Brand: Montecristo
  • Line: Clubs
  • Flavour: Medium to Full
  • Slightly longer and thicker than a Mini the Club size is made using 100% Cuban tobacco in a single factory in Havana. This cigar shows why Montecristo is the most popular Cuban cigar brand in the world. Delicious.
Export Pressed

Export Pressed

  • Line: Export
  • Flavour: Medium
  • The most popular Villiger cigar in the UK. It is said that the Pressed (a squared cigar) is slightly lighter flavour than the Round. The taste is augmented with Cuban tobacco in the blend of filler leaves.
Export Round

Export Round

  • Line: Export
  • Flavour: Medium
  • Considered a shade richer than the Pressed format, both cigars are enriched with Cuban tobacco in their filler and enjoyed by regular and novice smokers alike. Highly regarded cigars within the category.
Cristales

Cristales

  • Line: Cristales
  • Flavour: Light
  • Ring gauge: 41
  • Length: 5 ⅞ Inches / 150mm
  • Machine-made with short-filler Cuban tobacco this is a deceptively substantial cigar at just under six inches long. Presented in individual plastic tubes it is light bodied, pre-cut and affordable, Making it a popular choice among occasional smokers at weddings or other memorable events.
Minutos

Minutos

  • Line: Minutos
  • Flavour: Light
  • Ring gauge: 42
  • Length: 4 ⅜ Inches / 110mm
  • Machine-made with short filler tobacco the Minuto is an affordable introduction to larger cigars and has the signature aromas of tobacco grown in Cuba. Presented pre-cut and wrapped in cellophane for freshness.
Puritos

Puritos

  • Line: Puritos
  • Flavour: Light
  • Ring gauge: 29
  • Length: 4 ⅛ Inches / 106mm
  • At just over four inches in length the purito is undoubtedly the baby of the brand. But don’t let that fool you, there is still plenty of aromatic Cuban character to be enjoyed in this small cigar.
Miniatures

Miniatures

  • Line: Nicaraguan
  • Flavour: Medium
  • This tasty little cigar is made using 100% tobacco rather than expanded or homogenised tobacco leaf. This results in longer and more flavoursome smoke. They are presented in handy tins of ten.

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