English Market Selection


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.


Limited Editions

Magnum 56

Magnum 56

  • Year: 2015
  • Flavour: Light to Medium
  • Vitola: Magnum 56
  • Ring gauge: 56
  • Length: 5 ⅞ Inches / 150mm
  • Only one Limited edition has ever had a wider ring gauge than this impressive vitola. Its balanced and elegant light to medium bodied blend ensures there is no chance of being weighed down during the hour or so it will take to enjoy. Hard to find but worth the time to look for.


  • Year: 2012
  • Flavour: Light to Medium
  • Vitola: Robusto
  • Ring gauge: 50
  • Length: 4 ⅞ Inches / 124mm
  • An elegant and subtle Robusto with all of the characteristic Light to Medium flavours associated with the Upmann brand. Presented in labelled boxes of 25 cigars, something of a rarity since 2009.
Magnum 48

Magnum 48

  • Year: 2009
  • Flavour: Light to Medium
  • Vitola: Magnum 48
  • Ring gauge: 48
  • Length: 4 ⅜ Inches / 110mm
  • At just under 4 ½ in length this diminutive cigar still managed to deliver plenty of character and flavour over the course of the 25 minutes or so it took to smoke. The number in the name is in reference to the ring gauge.

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