Montecristo No.2 - 10 cigars

Montecristo 100048

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$119.00

Quick Overview

The Montecristo No.2 is a mythical Habano, an incredible medium to full Pyramid, 6’1” (156mm) long, of 52 ring gauge, and comes in a box of 10 cigars.

Montecristo No.2 - 10 cigars

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Montecristo No.2 - 10 cigars [6.1 x 52]

The Montecristo No 2 is legendary.

  • • A great example of how fantastic a great Habanos pyramid can be. It's simply the best!
  • • Once you smoke a Montecristo No.2, you know what are Habanos all about.

This cigar is a must have in every connoisseur's humidor. A true classic.

Presentation

Montecristo No 2 – 10 cigars comes in a dress box with Habanos Packing Code CB-UW-n-10-n-10

Dimensions:

Length: 156mm

Diameter: 20.64mm

Ring Gauge: 52

Shape: Pyramid

Appearance:

The nice chocolate wrapper is very oily to the touch and has an excellent sheen in the light. Firmly packed. The foot looks well bunched.

Smoking Notes:

Before lighting up

The cigar has aromas of oak, hay, coffee and earth. With the cold draw we get those flavors of coffee, cocoa, cream, hay and oak as well. There is a mild barnyard aroma to the wrapper. Simply lovely smell.

Burn/ Draw

The construction is just perfect - the ash stays on for 3 inches. The draw was very slightly firm, and produces plenty of smoke.

Initial third:

The first third greets you with typical Montecristo flavors. The dominant flavors are of cocoa, coffee; some nice smoothness is also there along with cedar and earthy notes. We also detect some nuts, toast and light spices in the first third. Those classic Montecristo flavors are at their peak with the No.2 vitola. The burn line is clear and slightly wavy, a nice creamy smoke is surrounding you in the initial third while the cigar is medium in strength for now.

Middle third:

The second third of the cigar is consistent with the first third. Still the flavors of chocolate, espresso, nuts, cream and leather. The smoothness is well balanced with some light spices and woods flavors by the end of the second third.

Final third:

The final third is wonderful. The smoke produced by the Montecristo No.2 is now full of aromas; the burn line is becoming more upright and the ash has a nice dark gray color. The flavors are still fairly similar to the first two thirds except that they are now more pronounced. This cigar delivers until the nub as some woody, leathery and spicy aromas are here to make sure you are still paying attention to it. The Montecristo No.2 is never overwhelming, and stays true to its medium body in strength.

In summary, this cigar is tough to beat. Simply the best!

Smoking time:

90 - 105 Minutes

Additional Information

Brand Montecristo
Box of 10
Length 6.1 inches (156mm)
Ring Gauge 52
Factory Shape Piramide/Torpedo
Strength Medium - Full
Packing Code CB-UW-n-10-n-10

Recommendations

Reviews

Montecristo No. 2 , 5/1/2017
By Nicholas
Great cigar! My favorite! The quality control is not the greatest, however. Conditions of the cigar can vary in the very same box.
Great , 4/27/2017
By Brandon
Its been a couple of years since I've had this cigar. It still holds its own. Its still in my top 5 favorite cigars.
Great smoke, most have , 4/3/2017
By Jon
A great smoke with a nice smooth finish.
The Classic Monte , 3/10/2017
By Anthony
Montecristo's most consistent cigar. The best of the Montes in my opinion. One you can never go wrong with and a must in your humidor! Mary and Ken, thanks for your professionalism! It truly makes ordering a joy with Cigar Terminal!
Amazing cigars - Monte #2 , 10/20/2016
By Phil S.
Wow, what a taste! and box was a little under a year born date. These cigars will only get better with time! I highly recommend cigar terminal for authentic Cubans, great prices and top-notch customer service!
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