If Zino Davidoff’s mother had had her way, her son would have become a dentist. Instead, he followed in his father’s footsteps, learning the art of tobacco-blending in Geneva in the early years of the century, and preparing himself for a seven-decade career which made him the world’s best-known merchant of Havana cigars. The following selection has some beautifully aged cigars exclusively available to Havana House, time has been kind to them and we hope you enjoy smoking them as much as we have.
Davidoff Grand Cru No.1 – A brand created by the legendry Zino Davidoff, who originally started producing cigars in Cuba circa 1969. The 1970’s saw tremendous success for the Davidoff brand as cigar shops opened to the public all over the World selling what is now regarded as a premium and exceptional range of cigars crafted in the then new “El Laguito” factory in the suburbs of Havana.By 1991 the love affair was over between Davidoff and Cuba when production of all Cuban Davidoff’s ceased. The great man himself died on 14th January 1994 but not before he had switched production of his special brand to the Dominican Republic around 1990.Today the Davidoff brand embraces eight different ranges of premium handmade cigars : the exclusive Limited Edition, recently launched Zino Platinum Scepter Series, outstanding Millennium Blend , “Aniversario Series”, “Grand Cru Range”, “Mille Range”, “Specials” and “Classic” Range” incorporating Davidoff Nos.1, No.2, No3 and Ambassadrice. The tobaccos used to make these different cigars are based on five different blends of tobacco each aged for at least four years to impart a smooth, refined and distinctive taste.New to the Davidoff range of cigars are Club Cigarillos in tins of ten for those who enjoy a shorter smoke.The Zino Classic Premium Selection is a new blend is composed of Honduran Jamastran tobaccos maintaining the cigars distinct earthy Honduran flavor. The Zino Classic Premium Selection is further enhanced by a special blend of Dominican tobaccos that is added to give the cigar a smooth, creamy quality.
Zino Platinum Crown Series Chubby Especial – The Chubby Especial, one of the most sought after shapes in the Zino Platinum Crown Series, is now available to aficionados packed in a handy tube. The smoke is strong but balanced, made with matured and aged tobaccos. The filler is aged up to 5 years, the binder is aged for 4 years and the wrapper is aged for 2 years. The blend is created with approximately 75% ligero tobaccos in the filler.
Davidoff Notables Puro D’Oro – Pure satisfaction with every puff, the Davidoff Puro D’Oro Notables is another luxury offering from this renowned company. These unique Corona sized cigars are wrapped in a flawlessly oily Yamasa leaf exclusive to Davidoff. Dense and aromatic smoke abounds from this earthy puro full of sweet and spicy-coffee notes. Once again, Davidoff has set a new standard in the art of cigar smoking.
Zino Classic No.3 – This cigar is a Panatela measuring 5.75 X 38. This series of cigars is made in the Dominican Republic using an Ecuador Connecticut wrapper, Honduran binder, and a mix of Honduran and Dominican tobacco. This particular cigar is from the new, re-blended Zino Classic line.
Your selection pack also contains a Havana House cutter and EMS cigar matches.