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Historically, the quality of the tobacco in the Cuban cigars is what sets them apart from other cigars.
Their leaf reins supreme.
The crop that is raised in the Vuelta Abajo section in the western part of the country is where some of the world's finest tobacco is grown. And the torcedores who roll the cigars are masters. Their trade has been passed down for generations.
Due to scarce resources in Cuba, such as fertilizers, the quality of these cigars has dropped substantially during the past few years. The mystique and historical reputation of these cigars still continues to make them popular.