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Cuban Crafters Miami Cigar Factory makes this Medina 1959 Miami Edition Corona Gorda Maduro and now you can buy them fresh from the Cigar Roller's table. Crowds come into our main Miami Mega Store daily to pick up some freshly made Medina 1959 Miami Edition Corona Gorda cigars. The cigars don't have a cigar band but their construction and taste is clearly Cuban. The Maduro cigars are only seasonally available, and only in the Miami Mega Store. As the word spreads many are calling and asking if they can get these same cigars online. Well now you can. These are the freshly handmade Maduro Corona Gordas from Cuban Crafters' Miami Cigar Factory.
The Corona Gorda is hand made at the Cuban Crafters Miami cigar factory by some of the world's most talented Cuban cigar rollers. These Medina 1959 Miami Limited Edition Corona Gordas have that special and elegant taste that only pre-1959 Havana cigars had. That's because they are made under the watchful eye of Manuel Medina, a legend in the history of Cuban cigars. From the dry Cuban-seed tobacco bunching to the precise blending of different tobacco leaves, this cigar boasts quality and elegance. While it's beautiful to look it, it's even better to smoke.
The medium to full-bodied smoke is filled with delightful, rich tastes of cocoa, nuts, mild spices and earthy cream that coats your mouth and keeps you hoping it never ends. They can only be compared to the pre-Castro Cuban cigars that magically grabbed your attention at the start and kept you satisfied until the very end. The Cuban-seed Habano long-filler and binder are aged for 6 years and the super-premium Cuban-seed wrapper is aged for at least 5 years.
This combination of tobacco was blended by Manuel Medina to match the exact taste that he remembers when he first started rolling cigars in Havana, Cuba. Each Corona Gorda cigar is 6 1/2 inches long with a huge ring gauge of 64, a full inch in girth.
1959 was a year of luxurious self-indulgence, romance and the year that Fidel Castro changed the course of history in Cuba. It was also when Medina started rolling cigars. He eventually became one of the most celebrated Master Rollers in Havana. Manuel Medina played a formidable role in Cuba's cigar history. He started as a roller at the H. Upmann factory in Cuba. His talents were quickly recognized and he eventually became the factory's Master Cigar Maker, overseeing hundreds of master cigar rollers. He was then promoted and became the Master Cigar Maker in Cuba's Davidoff factory, overseeing all the rollers in Cuba's best cigar factory.
His talents were showcased throughout Europe, leading him to travel extensively. During one of those trips, he decided to seek freedom instead of the celebrity status he held in Cuba. Medina made Miami, Florida his new home. He is now in charge of making limited edition cigars at Cuban Crafters' Miami cigar factory. Most of the Master Rollers who make the Medina 1959 Miami Edition cigars worked for him in Havana, Cuba.
Medina 1959 Miami Edition re-creates the pre-Castro Cuban cigars, when Cubans were considered the best in the world. These cigars are unquestionably captivating. Each one is hand made by a decorated Cuban born roller in Miami.
Posted by Jim P on 29th May 2014
I really enjoy these and they are reasonably priced. Well rolled and very flavorful. I usually smoke a Man O War ruination, and although the Medina doesn't compare, they are still very good. I think these are excellent as an every day smoke. I like both the maduro and CT wrapper.
Posted by Unknown on 19th May 2014
The slightly oily wrapper of this freshly rolled cigar was very pleasing. The cigar burned evenly and delivered interesting flavor. The ash indicated solid construction yet, the draw was easy. And, at the finish, I knew I had smoked a cigar.
I will buy them again.
Posted by JimPmpano on 16th May 2014
I ordered 12 but only smoker one so far.
It first one I've smoked showed good construction as it burned evenly for most of the length. The tobacco itself had a slightly sharp bite toward the end.
Overall, given its size, it was a god smoke
Posted by Wes T. on 15th May 2014
Wonderful smoke. Lots of flavors. Will reorder.
Posted by Unknown on 14th May 2014
Intitially the 64 gauge had som difficulty adjusting to New England weather. However, after tweeking humidor, found a way to keep the Miami's fresh. I sample many cigars and lways return to the Medina...Wondeful smoke.