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H. Upmann Banker Currency - Box of 15

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The H. Upmann Banker Currency cigar features a blend hearkening to the original Cuban H. Upmann, a tip of the visor to the old over 170 year old line with its Cuban-seed tobaccos. Wrapped with an Ecuador Habano wrapper, this 5 1/2 x 48 sized robusto is blended with Nicaraguan and Dominican fillers and a Nicaraguan binder. The attractive dark-brown, oily wrapper is just the beginning of the beautiful premium cigar. A sweet aroma highlights the rich and robust nutty taste profile that is complemented with well-balanced notes of spice, coffee and leather.

As always, international cigar delivery is always guaranteed on all cigars including the H. Upmann Banker cigar line.

Cigar length: 5 1/2
Ring Gauge: 48
Size: Robusto, 5 1/2 x 48

Brand Profile

From Cigar Aficionado - H. Upmann The Banker Cigars - The newest H. Upmann line from Altadis U.S.A. Inc. is now in humidors, and it pays a unique tribute to the man behind the brand, a banker named Herman Upmann.

Upmann created for his best friends and customers a unique Cuban tobacco blend more than 170 years ago. The Banker by H. Upmann tips its visor to the original blend with Cuban-seed tobaccos that are meant to replicate the style of the cigars of old.

Altadis wove a yarn for the blend centering on the Upmann family's banker origins: how in 1844 Herman Upmann traveled to Cuba to found a new branch for the family bank, where he incidentally "created an exceptionally unique cigar, and securely locked it away in their vaults to be gifted only to their most important clients." The bank may have burnt out in 1922, but the cigar brand has become known the world over, with versions produced inside and outside of Cuba.

Now Altadis has created a blend hearkening to the original with all Cuban-seed tobaccos. Wrapped with an Ecuador Habano wrapper, each size of the Banker is blended with Nicaraguan and Dominican fillers and a Nicaraguan binder.

Banker comes in three sizes: Annuity at 8 inches by 52 ring gauge, Arbitage at 7 by 56, and Currency at 5 1/2 by 48. Each cigar comes wrapped in an oversized band meant to resemble the American dollar, with regal, green and gold bands at either end.

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