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Medina 1959 Miami Edition Torpedo Maduro cigars 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 Torpedo Maduro cigars. The cigars don't have a cigar band but their construction and taste is clearly Cuban. These Maduro cigars are only available seasonally, and only in the Miami Mega Store. The word has spread quickly about these wonderful cigars so many are calling and asking if they can get these same cigars online. Well now you can. These are the freshly handmade cigars from the Cuban Crafters Miami Cigar Factory.
These Maduro Torpedos are hand made at the Cuban Crafters Miami cigar factory by one of the world's most talented Cuban cigar roller. Medina 1959 Miami Limited Edition Torpedo Maduros 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 yells 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 Torpedo cigar is 6 1/2 inches long with a ring gauge of 52.
1959 was a year of luxurious self-indulgence, romance and when 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.
His talents were showcased throughout Europe, leading him to travel extensively. During one of those trips, he decided to seek freedom instead of success. Medina made Miami, Florida his new home. He is now in charge of making limited edition cigars at Cuban Crafters' Miami factory. Some of the Master Rollers who make the Medina 1959 Miami Edition cigars even 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. These Medina 1959 Miami Edition Torpedo Cigars are hand made by Sonia Oliva Rodriguez. They exemplify the talents and skills of this life-long cigar maker.
She has been rolling cigars for over 22 years and is a Torpedo expert. This is the size that she rolled while making the Monte Cristo Number 2 cigars in Havana, Cuba. Sonia arrived from Cuba a few years ago and started working at Cuban Crafters shortly thereafter. Together with Medina, she continues to make cigars with magical qualities.
Posted by Unknown on 16th Sep 2015
A great smoke... Excellent burn... Very satisfied with this cigar. Will purchase again... Give it a try. You'll love it!
Posted by Rob on 15th Sep 2015
Just received a bundle of 10. Some of the wrappers were loose.
Posted by Unknown on 3rd Jun 2015
Had these at the store location over the years when in Miami and loved every smoke. Just received a bundle at my home in Cali and they still have the great quality I recall...especially for the price! A great everyday smoke. Kudos to Cuban Crafters!
Posted by Unknown on 16th May 2014
you can beat the quality and construction, the maduo is a great smoke