Montecristo - Montecristo No.4
This cigar is packed with favors, it is especially mellow and warm when it’s aged well.
It burns rapidly and directly due to the thin ring gauge, the responsiveness of the cigar doesn’t decrease while it burns.
A great blend as this one requires to be well aged for it to be optimally enjoyed.
The draw and burn is quite consistent, the taste is perfect all through.
Ring gauge: 42
Shape: Mareva/ Petit corona
The Montecristo No.4 is properly constructed and it’s packed well. The chocolate wrapper is smooth and oily with few veins. A section of the box sports a wrapper that’s lightly colored and the cap is nice.
The process of lighting the cigar is easy while the draw is quite firm from the beginning, it’s certainly pleasant. The burn is very sharp.
The body is medium at the start and there’s dominant taste of wood, earth alongside hints of spiciness.
Nutty notes and hints of graham cracker can be felt on the palate. The draw becomes a bit loose but it remains on the firm side. The flavors are starting to become more complex and the dominant flavor is the earthy notes. Creamy coffee and caramel notes start to emerge.
There’s a balance of wood, cocoa, spice and fruits to give a perfect mix of creamy flavors. There’s a significant aging potential.
Summarily, the cigars packs fullness of Mocha Cuban flavors alongside robust spiciness.
Between 45 to 60 minutes