The H. Upmann Yargüera released by ALTADIS USA in March 2016. The Yargüera is made with 2013 tapado shade wrapper, criollo 98 binder and sun-grown Yargüera 2013 and criollo 98 fillers. Made at Altadis’s Flor de Copan factory in Honduras,
The Yargüera tobacco is a new hybrid seed that traces back to the 1960s, when the Arias family of Honduras went to Cuba looking for seeds. Upon finding seeds to their liking, they brought them back to Honduras for planting, which resulted in a sweet-tasting and aromatic tobacco, though it wasn’t without its challenges, being a delicate and challenging crop.
Altadis officials insist that the official name is Yargüera H. Upmann, not Yargüera ‘by H. Upmann' or ‘H. Upmann Yargüera but it seems that most consumers relate to it as H. Upmann Yargüera.