Spotlight Brand: La Palina Mr. Sam Quickview The American-made, '90' rated La Palina.Honoring the man that started it all, Mr. Sam is back from La Palina cigars...Started in 1896, La Palina was the brainchild of Samuel Paley. The man, the myth, the legend ran a tight cigar factory, yet was beloved by his faithful employees who bestowed upon him the nickname “Mr. Sam.” With fine aspects of quality craftsmanship and an unwavering commitment to excellence, the Paley family has created a brand you can trust, and one that enthusiasts everywhere are happy that is revived. Produced at the famous El Titan de Bronze factory in Miami, Mr. Sam has returned by popular demand now in three different sizes. The shiny Ecuadorian Habano wrapper glistens once you open the box and is only topped by the expertly crafted triple-cap. The fillers are a collection of hearty Nicaraguan tobaccos that burn in perfect unison with the seamless wrapper, and produce rich plumes of hearty smoke. Balanced notes of oak, cedar, and spice consume the palate, and will instantly have you yearning for more once you're done.