It was created in 1966 for President Fidel Castro himself and was made at the the then top secret, but now world famous, El Laguito factory. At first, the brand was only seen outside Cuba as gifts for heads of state. In 1982 Cohiba was made available to the open market.
The name is an ancient Taino Indian word for bunches of tobacco leaves Columbus first saw being smoked by the original inhabitants of Cuba- the earliest known form of a cigar.
All Cohiba sizes are "totalmente a mano, tripa larga" - Long filler, totally hand made.
La Linea 1492- Medium Linea Clasica- Medium to Full Linea Maduro 5- Medium to Full Behike- Full