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.


Hoyo de Monterrey



  • Year: 2001
  • Flavour: Light
  • Vitola: Gran Corona
  • Ring gauge: 47
  • Length: 9 ¼ Inches / 235mm
  • The only one of the original releases to be remade and released. However, telling the two releases apart is straightforward enough as the 2001 editions include the date on the second ‘Edicion Limitada’ band. All Limited Editions from this point onward carry the date on this second band.

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