Padron 40th Anniversary 1926 Torpedo Natural is a very limited edition cigar that was awarded the highest honors in the industry. Some even say that the Padron 40th Torpedo might be the best cigar Padron makes. In 2004 it was awarded the Cigar Aficionado Magazine "Cigar of the Year" and consistently gets 93 point ratings. This full-bodied cigar combines complexity, balance and flavor. It's handmade with 5-year aged Cuban-seed tobacco and each band is embossed with a serial number.
Their taste is smooth, complex and balanced with rich impressions of espresso bean, cocoa and cream. Each Padron 1926 40th Anniversary Torpedo is 6 3/4 inches long with a 54 ring gauge. 2 cigars are hand packed in a humi bag.
The Padron 1926 Series line premiered in 2002 to commemorate Jose Orlando Padrons 75th birthday. This 40th Anniversary Torpedo is the cream of the crop. All the tobacco used in this line is aged for a full five years. The fermented tobacco is then blended to create an exceptionally smooth, complex, balanced and full bodied flavor.
The Padron 1926 Annivesary Series is a flawless box-pressed cigar, that loads the palate with rich impressions of espresso bean and cocoa. It's balanced yet complex. Annual production of this cigar is limited to 100,000 cigars.