Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No.2 Tubos - 15 cigars (packs of 3)

Hoyo de Monterrey 80035

Availability: In stock

$169.00

Quick Overview

The Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No.2 is a legendary creamy Robusto, 4.9” (143mm) long, of 50 ring gauge, and comes in aluminum tubes in a 15 cigars box.

Hoyo Epicure No.2 - 15 cigars (packs of 3)

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Hoyo Epicure No.2 Tubos - 15 cigars (packs of 3) [4.9" x 50]

The Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No. 2 is one of the best examples of a robusto and probably in the top five of all brands robustos.

  • • Milder than the Cohibas, but it a cut above the Upmanns.
  • • A great Habano from Hoyo de Monterrey that should not be missing from the humidor of the true aficionado.

It is creamy and smooth yet it is robust. The aromas of tobacco are strong but the tastes of cocoa, cinnamon and dried berries make it a complex cigar.

Presentation

Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No. 2 Tubos – 15 cigars – come in packs of 3 in aluminum tubes with Habanos Packing Code D-C-C/P-3-n-15

Dimensions:

Length: 124 mm

Diameter: 19.84 mm

Ring gauge: 50

Shape: Robusto

Appearance:

The Epicure No 2 has a reddish brown wrapper much like cinnamon with a few very light veins. It is smooth to touch and a little oily. It is shiny in the light. It is nice and spongy.

Smoking Notes:

Before lighting up

Strong aromas of earth are present on the foot. The pre-light draw is easy and smooth with a touch of cinnamon.

Burn/ Draw

The cigar has a nice easy draw from the very beginning that remains consistent all the way through, and produces clouds of smoke. The burn is even, where the burn gets slower and the flavor smokier. The ash reaches almost 2 inches in length.

Initial third:

The Epicure No. 2 starts with a strong shot of tobacco combined with deep flavors of moist soil and lots of spices. After few puffs on the cigar, the cigar becomes smoother and the flavors settle.The spiciness is gone, being replaced by dried fruits and sweet floral flavors, still trailing the earthy profile of the cigar.

Middle third:

The Epicure No 2 gets sweeter as you smoke though the second third, with flavors of leather, honey and cocoa, and a long creamy finish – definitely its sweet spot!

Final third:

The final third turns to a fuller body with the sweetness of caramelized sugar with hints of tobacco and leather in a creamy context.

In summary, this cigar is full in abundance in a well-constructed, even-burning, good-drawing smoke. It has loads of smoke and plenty of taste.

Smoking time:

45 - 90 Minutes

Additional Information

Brand Hoyo de Monterrey
Box of 15
Length 4.9 inches (124mm)
Ring Gauge 50
Shape Robusto
Strength Light - Medium
Packing Code D-C-C/P-3-n-15

Reviews

Fantastic Robusto from Hoyo De Monterrey , 3/6/2021
By Umz
Arrived in top condition. I let them rest in the humidor for 3 days. Having one now as I really wanted one. I really love these cigars. It's a must have. Probably the best robusto cigar out there. All the different flavours you get while you smoke, it's such a great pleasure to smoke. If you are looking for a Robusto this is a the best buy.
My favorite , 1/2/2021
By Tommy Boy
Probably my favorite Cuban cigar. I have always been a fan of the MC #2. This cigar is mild with a great draw and even smoke. Something I hold back for myself and don’t share with most people.
A creamy explosion of spices. , 12/16/2020
By Maverick
Absolutely fantastic customer service from Cigar Terminal. No question about it. These are genuine Cubans. This cigar is amazing. It goes back and forth from sweet and creamy to an explosion of spices. It burns smooth with a solid 2 inch ash. Definitely in my top 5. Nothing short of a delicious treat which is never boring, and full of surprises and flavor.
Fantastic , 6/1/2020
By Paul
I have to say for this price point you are getting an awesome Cigar!! Very enjoyable ..
The Best of the Hoyos , 3/10/2017
By Anthony
My favorite amongst all Hoyos. Well constructed, great draw, even burning, great ash and a taste of sweet and creamy mix. It sure helps to have Ken and Mary right there every step of the way to make sure you receive your order and are happy with the purchase!
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