Montecristo L’Esprit Debuts in Switzerland

A new Montecristo cigar appeared as part of the launch of three new humidors.

Round Oliva Serie V Melanio Heading to Casa de Montecristo Next Month

The Oliva Serie V Double Robusto is going to be offered in a non-box-pressed format. It heads to Casa de Montecristo stores on Feb. 2.

Puro Sabor 2023: Day 1 & 2

After being forced to cancel the 2021 and 2022 festivals, Nicaragua’s Puro Sabor festival is back and off to a strong start.

2. Romeo y Julieta Bed of Roses Humidor

Altadis U.S.A. kicked off 2022 by releasing this impressive humidor at the 2022 Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE) trade show. The release wasn’t just a humidor…

Montecristo 1935 Anniversary Nicaragua No. 2

In October 2020, Altadis U.S.A. announced it would be releasing a new cigar to commemorate the 85th anniversary of the Montecristo brand, which was founded in…

Montecristo Epic Vintage 12 No. 2

It is no secret that Altadis U.S.A. has a huge portfolio of cigars that it produces, many of which fall under the headers of some…

Montecristo 1935 Anniversary Nicaragua No. 2

As has been mentioned many times on this website, anniversaries are oftentimes a big deal in the cigar industry; therefore, it hardly comes as a…

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.

Press Release: Montecristo Petit No.2

October 15, 2013 — Montecristo is the best known and probably the most appreciated of all the Habanos brands since it was created in 1935….

Montecristo Volume 2: The Rendezvous Heads to Santa Clara Inc.

The Montecristo Volume Series, an exclusive line created for Santa Clara Inc., a premium cigar distributor, is getting its second installment, The Rendezvous. The new…

Press Release: Montecristo Adds Petit No.2

February 26, 2013 (Havana, Cuba) — Heard of a brand with a name of its own? That’s Montecristo. The Montecristo legend was born from the…

Montecristo Epic No. 2 Premium Selection 2007

In June of 2012, Altadis USA sent out a press release that made a few people scratch their heads. It was a press release for…

Montecristo Gran Reserva No.2 Cosecha 2005

In 2009, Habanos S.A. released the Cohiba Gran Reserva, the first cigar in the new Gran Reserva line. The cigars in this line are to…

Montecristo Espada Signature Valiente

When Altadis U.S.A.’s Espada by Montecristo debuted in 2014, it carried the distinction of being the first Nicaraguan puro to be released under the Montecristo…

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…

5. Montecristo Cincuenta

Altadis U.S.A. celebrated the 50th year anniversary of its factory, Tabacalera de García, with a special release: the Montecristo Cincuenta.  Offered in two sizes, the…

Montecristo Cincuenta Ships

Late last month, Altadis U.S.A. quietly began shipping its flagship release of the year. The Montecristo Cincuenta celebrates not the 50th anniversary of the Montecristo…

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…