Montecristo No.2 - 25 cigars

Montecristo 100039

Availability: In stock

$279.00

Quick Overview

The Montecristo No.2 is a living Cuban legend, a medium to full Pyramid, 6.1” (156mm) long, of 52 ring gauge, and comes in a box of 25 cigars.

Montecristo No.2 - 25 cigars

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Montecristo No.2 - 25 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 – 25 cigars comes in a dress box with Habanos Packing Code CB-UW-C/L-12,13-n-25

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 25
Length 6.1 inches (156mm)
Ring Gauge 52
Factory Shape Piramide/Torpedo
Strength Medium - Full
Packing Code CB-UW-C/L-12,13-n-25

Recommendations

Reviews

Realize the legend , 10/12/2019
By MICHAEL
A career smoker's humidor should never be without them, and CT is the place to buy them from - last shipment got stuck in customs, Julian replaced the order without missing a beat.
Quality? It's all been said before, the hype is real - hundreds of cigars, dozens of no 2s, always a treat. One holds history in their hand with this noble stick.
Excellent cigar , 9/23/2019
By Lawrence
Second box , had to rebuy due to the taste ( very good ) decent burn , the right size , really enjoyed the stick !
Great price & great cigar , really great service ! , 9/12/2019
By Lawrence
Just received my order of Montecristo #2 , came in undamaged & on time ( awesome ) had to try one , was pretty fresh , one of the best sticks I have ever had ! Will order from Cigar Terminal much more !
Top Cigar...Best Customer Service , 8/7/2019
By Raymond
Cigar Terminal’s customer service is second to none. I called twice prior to my first 6 box order which included my favorite cigar...the Montecristo #2.
It’s a very personalized shopping experience and if you have any questions about anything from cigar taste, quality and shipping just call. Shipping to the US was quick and packaging was perfect...just as promised!!
Now onto this Montecristo #2. Box was fresh, draw and taste outstanding. What a good experience.
Simply amazing , 5/18/2019
By Golfman25
First off, Cigar Terminal’s customer service is second to none. It’s a very personalized shopping experience if you have any questions about anything. Mary has been fantastic to email with, and very timely responses. Now onto this Montecristo #2. Just wow. This was my first order with CT and will NOT be my last. I’m not a regular smoker but I appreciate quality when I do light one up. The flavor, draw, quality, and “experience” with this cigar was worth every penny. My friends lucky enough to have shared in smoking one with me absolutely rave about how good they are. I purchased them last fall and stored them in a refrigerated humidor and I swear they have only gotten better. Every single cigar has been perfect, no defects, no complaints and absolutely genuine without question. My next purchase will be soon in time for golf season. Looking at Cohiba Robustos SLB 25. Stick with what works right? I’ll post a review of those once I’ve ordered. Also, shipping was super quick... I think it was a week from order until delivery to NE US. They were well packed and received in perfect condition. Thanks again Mary and the entire CT team!
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