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.
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.
Magnum 50

Magnum 50

  • Year: 2005
  • Flavour: Light to Medium
  • Vitola: Magnum 50
  • Ring gauge: 50
  • Length: 6 ¼ Inches / 161mm
  • Such a stir was created by this cigar that plans were quickly put in place to introduce it to the standard H. Upmann range. Just three years after its original introduction the Magnum 50 joined the Magnum 46 in the standard portfolio. The heavy girth adds a rich texture to the classic H. Upmann taste.

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