The most famous Havana brand started only in 1935 as a new brand from Menendez, Garcia y Cia., then the owners of the H. Upmann brand. The name is reported to have been inspired by Alexandre Dumas' 1844 novel Le Comte de Montecristo.
All the range is hand-made and the strength is medium.
Montecristo is the best selling and most well known premium cigar brand in the world and last year celebrated its 80th Anniversary. To mark the occasion, a commemorative cigar was unveiled aptly named the "80 Aniversario" but unforeseen circumstances delayed its launch.
This new EL (55 ring gauge and 165 mm in length) is presented in boxes of 10 cigars rolled by expert Cuban torcedores at the Maravillas No. 3 factory with selected leaves from the Vuelta Abajo. It commemorates the 520th Anniversary of the arrival of Cuban tobacco in Europe. This unique vitola provides all the aroma and taste of the classic Montecristo...
The Montecristo Dantès has finally been released and are now available for sale! The Dantès are a 2016 Limited Edition and are presented in SBN boxes containing 10 cigars, each dressed with the Edition Limitada second band.
Longer than the standard Edmundo, the Double Edmundo has a gorgeous color with hints of oak and leather. The cigar seems to get better with each puff, culminating in a chocolatey finish. No.15 in Cigar Aficionado's top cigars of 2014.
The best cigar in the world 2013 according to Cigar Aficionado, who gave it a score of 96%, the highest rating they've ever bestowed on a blind taste test.
The Edmundo is a medium to full-bodied blend with a classic, bitter-sweet, tangy flavour that has made Montecristo the world's most popular Havana cigar brand.
Montecristo Petit No. 2 is a shorter version of the award-winning classic Montecristo No. 2. This version features the signature torpedo / piramide shape and the same thick ring gauge as the original, but is an inch and a half shorter. For those pressed for time who want to enjoy the same quality as the Montecristo No. 2, it is a great option.
With its colorado wrapper this cigar is a safe bet for lovers of the classic Lonsdale. Medium tobacco mixed with sweet cocoa and vanilla fill the mouth and gracefully tingle the palate without any frivolities. A Well rounded stick with a trace of classic Havana.
Tubed version. The Petit Edmundo is the little brother of the Montecristo Edmundo, shorter but with the same ring gauge. Probably the most flavoursome of the cigars of this size.
This Corona from Montecristo Turns out to be an intermediate step between the world's most-sold Habano (the Montecristo No. 4) and the large formats of the brand. It occupies a very outstanding place, althought more as substitute for the No. 1, or as expansion of the No. 4.
This cigar is the same as the Montecristo No. 4, except that it is presented in an aluminium tube, thus allowing you to carry the cigar wherever you go without damaging it. A strong and powerful cigar, one of the top 3 selling cigars from Montecristo.
The Petit Edmundo is the little brother of the Montecristo Edmundo, shorter but with the same ring gauge. Probably the most flavoursome of the cigars of this size.
The world's best selling cigar, and the preferred cigar of Che Guevara. Coffee, cocoa and vanilla flavours dominate the No.4.
The new Montecristo Media Corona (44 ring gauge x 90 mm length), a new vitola (size) that is incorporated into the regular portfolio of the brand in its Línea Clásica, which is launched to the market in a presentation of a Semi Boîte Nature with 25 Habanos .
Montecristo Classic flavours in a small cigar. Coffee, cocoa and vanilla flavours dominate the No.5.