Cuban Cigars Word Count: 237 Summary: The demand for authentic Cuban cigars easily outweighs supply. With the counterfeit Cuban cigar market thriving in the U.S. for this reason it's important Cuban cigars are purchased from authorised Habanos cigar distributors. Keywords: cuban, cigars, cohiba, montecristo, habanos, online Article Body: Global demand for Cuban cigars continues to grow hand in hand with the thriving counterfeit cigar market. Cigar Aficionado magazine estimates that 80 to 90 percent of Cuban Cigars sold in the United States are counterfeit cigars. Many vendors may be unaware they may infact be selling counterfeit Cuban cigars. There are many ways to ensure that the cigars purchased are infact authentic. So how does one detect a counterfeit cigar ? One of the most important things to remember when buying Cuban cigar is this one basic rule: “If it seems too good to be true, it probably is !” One of the easiest ways to spot a fake Cuban cigar is to inspect the band. The bands should have a solid colour and be consistently the same. The cigar wrapper shouldn't have large veins as all veins should be very fine. The cigars should also be the same size and within 1/16th of an inch of each other. This is also one of the easiest ways to spot a counterfeit. Based on the Mornington Peninsula in Australia, La Casa De Puros specialise in Cuban cigars and are one of the biggest online Cuban cigar retailers. La Casa De Puros source all Cuban cigars, including Cohiba, Montecristo and Romeo y Julieta from the official distributors of Habanos S.A. for Asia Pacific. Buying from an authorised Habanons distributor is the easiest way to guarantee quality, authenticity and peace of mind.