A small factory in Little Habana, In Miami, Florida, started the dream of cigars. Don Pepin Garcia, known as "El Rey de Los Habanos" for his performance as a cigar roller in Cuba, emigrated to Nicaragua first and finally to the USA. His knowledge about tobacco and especially his ability as a roller made it possible for this beginning. Some of the first cigars he came to roll were Tatuaje Cigars, and his friendship with Pete Jonhson stared to bring him a lot of buzzes. His cigars were starting to be known, and the whole family had already reunited. My Father, Cigars Company, was born. A Nicaraguan based tobacco growers and producers of fine cigars. The name My Father is soon to become popular among the cigar connoisseurs. Cigar Aficionados took into their interest this new fascinating little Cuban men, which everyone in the cigar community was talking about it. Flor de las Antillas was the first Cigar by Don Pepin to receive No. 1 Cigar of the Year in 2012. After this glorious cigar award, many more came to the list of Top 25 Best Cigars of the Year.
There are many, with several having garnered top ratings, such as Flor de las Antillas Cigar Aficionado No 1 Cigar of the Year, The Judge, and especially Le Bijou 1922. Besides the original Don Pepin blends, the inaugural My Father line is also a long-time favorite.
My Father cigars lean toward the stronger side of the cigar spectrum. As more of a mild to medium smoker, do they offer something more in line in what I prefer?
Yes! Vegas Cubanas fits that mold, and other lines such as My Father Connecticut will, as well. And while the original Cuban Classic was perceived as a strong cigar, the current version is very much in the medium range, while still providing a great amount of enjoyable flavor.
Do I need to age the My Father cigars that I have?
While traditional lore says that it would be a good idea, Don Pepin is on record in saying that cigars should be produced and smoked for immediate enjoyment, so smoke up! But there’s no reason to think that setting the cigars aside for an extended period of time to meld their flavors and mellow out will hurt them.
So why should I consider My Father cigars for my regular rotation of cigars?
Quality, quality, quality! From the choice of materials to blending and manufacturing, My Father stands among the very top of what one can expect from the cigar experience. On top of that, these cigars are very much value based, giving you great “bang for the buck”.