Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano
Filler: Nicaraguan and Honduran
Size: 6 1/8” x 52
Country: Dominican Republic
Price Range: around $16.65
Montecristo has become one of the most popular and iconic cigar brands in the world through out its 75 years in existence owing to many aficionados having had the pleasure of enjoying these cigars over years. Under Altadis, S.A. Montecristo is celebrating its 75th Anniversary of existence with a special limited production Montecristo 75th Anniversario. Is there any better way to celebrate one’s 75th anniversary? For the cigar lover the answer is obviously not. Lets see what the skill and heart of those 75 years have produced.
The Montecristo 75th Anniversario No.2 is a beautiful looking cigar with nearly flawless construction. But, with everything nothing lasts forever and so with this pretty little stick as it was desinted to be lit a flame. The initial draw brought smooth mix of brown sugar, maple and a terrific draw. As the first third progressed the draw remained very good and the flavor profile spiced up a bit. Light spice maple mix with slight caramelized sugar made up the flavor profile accompanied by a sweet maple syrup finish. The burn was fairly even and slightly wavy.