In the 19th century, the Por Larrañaga brand was one of the most famous Habanos brands of its time and the epitome of luxury. Their cigars were then among the finest and most expensive ever. They were on five continents in the finest shops, restaurants and hotels to find and have received numerous awards. Some went so far as to say that the Por Larrañaga brand made the Havana cigar famous in the first place. And from the Nobel laureate in literature and author of The Jungle Book, "Rudyard Kipling, is the following quote about his favorite cigar handed down: "There is peace in a Larrañaga".
It was founded in 1834 and is the oldest Habanos brand to date. Unfortunately, the number of their formats has decreased significantly over time.