Montecristo Original

May 31, 2019

Montecristo Original

Montecristo cigars are among the most well known in the cigar industry.  Starting in 1935 in Cuba, the brand quickly escalated from popular boutique to one of the best-selling Cubans in the world.  Even today the Montecristo No. 2 is considered the best Cuban cigar in the world.  While it is still being made in Cuba, after the revolution many of the factory owners and blenders left the Communist country to continue their work in other nations.  Montecristo found in a new home in the Dominican Republic, where a new version as created.  Since then, the brand was acquired by Altadis USA and has become the best-selling cigar in the US.  While this brand now has countless line extensions it all began with the delicious Montecristo Original.

The Montecristo Original is still considered the epitome of a high end, premium cigar and one of the best selling cigars in the US.  It is hand rolled at the largest factory in the world, Tabacalera de Garcia.  It uses only the finest aged Dominican filler and binder tobaccos for a smooth, creamy center.  It is cloaked in a golden brown Connecticut shade wrapper.  Each puff delivers notes of vanilla, cedar, cream and a dash of leather.

This is the original high-end cigar.  The Montecristo Original still reigns supreme for its mellow profile, perfect construction, and complexity.  If your cigar humidor is missing a Montecristo cigar, you need to reexamine your priorities.  To buy Montecristo cigars online, shop right here at JR Cigars.

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