The Montecristo No.2 is a cigar that needs little introduction. It is among the most popular in the world and, after the No.4, it is the best known Montecristo cigar. From 2013 to today, all the cigars of this brand have been gradually changed to the new bands, which compared to the previous one, presents the brand’s symbol in gold, as well as other small details, which were previously white. The story of the Montecristo’s No. 2 is particularly important, and the roots are established well before the Cuban revolution.
Aesthetically, the Montecristo No.2 is a cigar that presents, like most of the popular Cuban cigars, a wide range of different shades, which varies greatly from box to box. In this specific case, they are of a Colorado shde and the wrapper is oily and silky to the touch. The construction reveals a generous and uniform filling.
- Country of Origin: Cuba
- Size: 52 x 156 mm (6.1″)
- Wrapper: Cuba
- Binder: Cuba
- Filler: Cuba
- Price: $ N/A – € 15.5
Montecristo No.2: unlit, hints of cedar wood, together with a touch of earth. The opening brings notes of damp earth and vegetal nuances to the palate.
Overall, the Montecristo No.2 releases a smoke that mirrors the flavor profile of the Montecristo brand. The cigar is balanced, with a broad and fairly evolving profile.