From their humble beginnings in Cuba, the Montecristo line, might be the most recognizable cigar brand in the world. The aptly named Montecristo Epic is a super-premium masterpiece that is a blend of vintage Nicaraguan and Dominican long-filler tobaccos. Wrapped in an Ecuadorian Habano leaf, the results are well...EPIC. Rich and robust in flavor, sweet hints of chocolate, coffee and caramel and even dried fruit. Available in 4 sizes, enjoy this epic experience with the Montecristo Epic.
The Montecristo Classic Special is the same blend that put Montecristo on the cigar-world's map. The Montecristo is one of the most famous, and trustworthy brands and all of cigardom. And #2 Jaridor is the most preferred size in the whole lineup.The trademark yellow and gold trim and legendary Montecristo logo indicate that you have a special treat awaiting you. Draped in a Connecticut shade wrapper with Dominican long-fillers at the center, you'll detect notes of earth, wood and slight spice that will pack a punch at the end. It’s not called a Classic for nothing. Try some today.
The matador’s sword is called the Estoque. It symbolizes finesse, swiftness and power. The Montecristo Espada Estoque features an equally impressive array of rare and vintage tobaccos in this full-bodied smoke. This smoke is the result of the collaboration between Montecristo’s blending team and Nestor Plasencia. A Nicaraguan puro for a relaxed evening when you can full appreciate the artisanship of the Espada Estoque.
It’s a mouthful to say, and your mouth is gonna love smoking it! The MBMCAJF (for short) is a stunning cigar that comes in a dark and delicious Ecuadorian Habano wrapper over vintage Nicaraguan and Dominican filler tobaccos. Medium to full-bodied with an easy draw full of rich silky smoke. You’ll experience chocolatey flavor and aroma with notes of coffee, roasted nuts and caramel sweetness like no other. A must-try smoke from the legendary Montecristo line. Order some today!
Blending and rolling smokes is an underappreciated art form. This Artisan Series highlights the beauty of the craft and the luxury of these premium handmades. Crafted with the aged tobacco, you’ll experience the medium to full-bodied smoke with layers of flavors of coffee and cream. A perfect compliment to your favorite dark roasted coffee. They’re so good, and they’re so rare, that if you can get your hands on some, you absolutely must. Order from Cigars Direct today!
The Montecristo’s Epic Craft Cured is the perfect selection for cigar aficionados who aren’t afraid to step into a bolder smoke. This latest release in 2012 shows that they can blend traditional practices with innovative techniques to create something spectacular. Blended from the best Nicaraguan tobaccos, this puro is wrapped in an Rosado Oscuro leaf and is sure to please the most discerning palates. You’ll love the coffee and cocoa notes complemented by nutty spice. It’a masterful, epic craft cured smoke that you’ll love. A limited edition release, so don't delay, try the Montecristo Epic Craft Cured today.
Proving once again, that Montecristo’s storied existence isn’t just the stuff of fairy tales, the Pilotico Pepe Mendez shows just how innovative the Montecristo brand really is. Named after Pepe Mendez who is responsible for extracting better consistency and cleaner flavors from tobacco. The Pilotico Pepe Mendez does indeed deliver a consistent, clean and delicious flavors. A medium bodied smoke brimming with notes of leather, caramel and walnut. It’s a sophisticated recipe and will surely put some ‘pep’ in your step. Order the Pilotico Pepe Mendez today!
The Montecristo White Vintage is the sequel to the much heralded Montecristo White Series. This mellow to medium-bodied smoke offers a refined and smooth experience. This expertly-shaped and beautifully designed smoke offers compelling notes of vanilla, hazelnut, and espresso accentuated by a light spice. The result is an easygoing, yet exciting premium cigar experience that you can enjoy any time of day. Dressed in a US-grown Connecticut shade wrapper, and Nicaraguan, Dominican and Peruvian long-fillers, it’s a multicultural smoke that you’ll thoroughly enjoy. Enjoy the White Vintage today!
Are you ready for the full Monte? This popular 60-ring gauge smoke is a big stogie that burns slowly and draws evenly. It’s the full experience and one helluva smoke for any Montecristo fan. The depth of flavors are attributed to the double binder, and the result is a robust and flavorful smoke you won’t soon forget. The Dominican and Nicaraguan binders add a touch of spice and the Dominican long-fillers inside are just flat out fantastic. A delicious new take on a celebrated old cigar brand. Try it for yourself today.
Meaning ‘sword,’ the Espada is an integral part of the Montecristo lineup, much like their world-famous sword-emblazoned logo. The Montecristo’s blending team known as the ‘Grupo de Maestros,’ gained unrestricted access to the Plasencia’s world-renowned library of tobaccos in their start of the art factory. Like being given keys to the candy story, the Grupo de Maestros took their privilege seriously and crafted up a smoke that only the best-of-the-best can pull off. The archive produced the blenders with a gorgeous Habano wrapper and all-Nicaraguan blend of the best fillers from the Nicaraguan region. The result is a delicious, well-balanced smoke with notes of wood, pepper, coffee, cream, nuts and sweetness. It’s a world-class cigar...yours for the taking today!
All brands seek name recognition, a key factor in a company’s success. Montecristo Cigars is a name instantly recognized by longtime cigar connoisseurs and newcomers to the hobby, as well. For what is it recognized? The list is long and all good. It begins with a tradition of outstanding quality. Light a Montecristo Churchill for example, classically sized at 7.0 inches and a 47 ring gauge, and you’ll enjoy the fruit of decades of cigar-making expertise that began long ago in Cuba. Now carried on in the Dominican Republic, Montecristo cigars are produced with the same obsessive commitment to perfection that made them great in the first place.
In the world of premium cigars the designation “classic” can really mean only one thing: The cigars are crafted to have the high quality look, feel and flavor of a traditional Cuban cigar. In the Montecristo Classic Cigars you will enjoy Cubanesque virtues in every detail. The tobaccos are grown in Honduras, often from a variety of Cuban seed, and develop vibrantly delicious flavors in the middle of the taste spectrum. However, it is no middle of the road pleasure you’ll discover. Be prepared to enjoy some of the most highly rated cigars in this part of the palate, delectable cigars like the Montecristo Classic no. 1. These long and lithe sticks are 6.6 inches in length with a modest 44 ring gauge, a size many aficionados find fits the flavors perfectly.
“The White” adds a bold, rich element to their portfolio with this smoke. Comprised of Dominican and Nicaraguan long fillers, and wrapped in a light and flavorful Connecticut-seed and Ecuadorian shade wrapper. The White is a medium-bodied cigar with creamy and nutty flavors followed by a sweet, spicy finish. You’ll enjoy the sweet and creamy smoke with notes of honey, ginger and freshly ground pepper. It’s wrapper is yellowish in color and has a nice burn and even draw. It comes in a hand lacquered white box and is available in nine sizes. The White label superbly compliments the original blend and is a fine addition to the Montecristo line.
Following the scheme of cigars named after colors, the Montecristo Platinum is as luxurious as you would expect the name “Platinum” to be. A premium handmade cigar, that uses a hand-crafted Mexican San Andres Cubano wrapper, a Nicaraguan binder, and a blend of Nicaraguan, Peruvian and Dominican filler tobaccos. This exquisite cigar offers the enthusiast a rich, sensual experience, providing a medium body with sweet, spicy flavors of cedar and cream, and followed by a long, dry finish. A hearty and meaty smoke that imparts notes of wood, salty roasted nuts and espresso. This one is sure to go Platinum. Order some today!
Dark as night is the Media Noche. Sheathed in a Maduro wrapper that sets them apart from all other Montecristo lines, the midnight brown Connecticut broadleaf invites anticipation when you touch its oily skin and smell its warm, inviting aromas. What awaits the midnight smoke? Your expectations will be richly met and surpassed right from the start with a balanced, complex blend of medium strength yet full flavors.Once you go dark you might never go back. Order the Montecristo Media Noche today!
Truly a limited release, and created from a leaf that no longer exists, the Les Cigars de Arts is a true one-of-a-kind. Released in 1998, and extremely hard to come by today, the filler is from the Dominican Republic and Brazil, and the wrapper hails all the way from Indonesia. You’ll experience love at first sight with this bready, creamy and caramel smoke. Extremely limited numbers ever produced, so if you can get your hands on one of these you’ve found something truly special. We’ve got ‘em at Cigars Direct, order today!
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Montecristo Epic(Only a few left in stock then discontinued)
Montecristo Espada*Newest Release*
The Montecristo brand began in Cuba in 1935, utilizing the famed Cohiba tobacco favored by many for its reputed medicinal purposes. The brand disappeared after the Cuban trade embargo began in the early 1960s, emerging once again in 1995. Now made in the Dominican Republic by Cuban expatriates, the Montecristo brand has reestablished it reputation and now enjoys a large following among cigar aficionados.
A Montecristo offers something for nearly everyone to enjoy. Medium-bodied, these cigars are long on complexity and short on harshness. The admirable Cohiba filler is surrounded by a mellow Connecticut Shadeleaf wrapper, two ingredients guaranteed to deliver a pleasurable smoke.
Montecristos vary in the flavors they deliver. The #1tends to the dry and woody side, a good match for lighter meals and more delicate liquors. The #2 is a might Torpedo, yet without overwhelming the aficionado with its smooth and creamy presentation. The Montecristo #3 is a bit more diminutive at 5.5 x 42, offering a mix of coffee, almonds, and sweetness that make it a fine choice as a dessert cigar. The Churchill version of the Montecristo will delight a cigar smoker with a savory blend of salt and pepper, just right with a heavier ale or porter, while the Robusto delights the nose as well as the palate with a nuttiness that is indescribable.