Montecristo 1935 Anniversary Nicaragua Exclusivo Heading to Casa de Montecristo

The new petit robusto is now available at Casa de Montecristo retail stores and lounges.

Montecristo Churchill Añejado

Late last year, Habanos S.A. announced its newest series of releases: Añejados. Spanish for aged, the Añejados are exactly that—cigars rolled, placed into undecorated boxes…

Montecristo Maravilla (2005)

Released in 2005 as part of the Colección Habanos, there were only 500 boxes of 20 Montecristo Maravillas produced. The cigar itself is a huge monstrosity,…

Montecristo 80th Anniversary

Two years ago, the Montecristo brand celebrated its 80th anniversary. As expected, an anniversary cigar was made. Two actually. One was from Cuba, which in particular Habanos…

Montecristo Dantés (EL 2016)

After a week last month during which I smoked almost nothing but Cuban cigars, I think it’s been a month since I’ve smoked anything from…

Montecristo 80 Aniversario

On Friday, we unveiled our top 25 for 2017. Included in that list was the Montecristo 80 Aniversario, a cigar that should have come out…

Montecristo Supremos (EL 2019)

For as much as Cuba’s Habanos S.A. would like to be isolated from all non-Cuban cigar companies—and in many, if not most ways it is—one…

Montecristo Cincuenta JR 50th

The concept of our Monday redux reviews is largely to see how a cigar’s flavor changes over time. It’s something that isn’t as talked about…

Montecristo 520 (EL 2012)

At the XIV Festival del Habano, Habanos S.A. honored the “520th anniversary of tobacco discovery.” Amongst the celebration was a preview of the annual Edición…

Montecristo C (EL 2003)

In 2003, Habanos S.A. released one of its multitude of Edición Limitadas, the Montecristo C, a corona gorda with a wrapper aged two years. There’s not…

Montecristo 80th Anniversary (Prerelease)

In 1935, Alonso Menéndez created the Montecristo brand—that sound familiar? That’s how my review of the Montecristo 80 Aniversario started. Yes, this is a different cigar…

Montecristo 80 Aniversario (Prerelease)

In 1935, Alonso Menéndez created the Montecristo brand, meaning that this year marks its 80th anniversary—and of course, warrants an anniversary cigar. Because of the…

Hoyo de Monterrey Double Coronas Gran Reserva Cosecha 2013

Holy Grail Week 2023 starts with a large Hoyo de Monterrey made of tobacco from a harvest planted a decade ago.

Montecristo Dantés (EL 2016)

The Montecristo brand is in fact named after the novel, The Count of Monte Cristo.  It’s an adventure novel created by Alexandre Dumas, which was…

Montecristo Robusto (EL 2006)

Twenty years ago, Habanos S.A. launched its Edición Limitada program, a new series of cigars that not only used aged tobacco, but utilized a vitola…

Montecristo Sublimes (EL 2008)

In 2008, Habanos S.A. released the sixth of what is now eight Edición Limitadas for the Montecristo brand., the Sublimes. The 6 1/2 x 54…

Spain’s Tabacalera S.L.U. Celebrates Historic Tobacco Factory with New Montecristo Carmen

A historic tobacco factory is being celebrated with a new vitola for the Cuban Montecristo marca.

Casa de Montecristo B-56

The story of the Casa de Montecristo B-56 goes like this: Sam Khalil, owner of Casa de Montecristo in Chicago, was in Miami in February…