Montecristo - Petit Edmundo
The Montecristo Petit Edmundo takes the form of petit robusto that’s full bodied.
The ring gauge is the same as that of its older sibling, the Edmundo. However, there’s a difference in the tobacco leaves used in both.
The experience and taste of the Montecristo points to it being short sized.
This cigar is a necessity for people who prefer short vitolas.
Ring gauge: 52
Shape: Petit Robusto
The cigar is quite firm and its wrapper feels silky when touched. The color of the cigar resembles lightened coffee with a mix of cinnamon.
The cigar has some nice aromas and this is evident in its display of anise spice notes, cedar hay, earth notes and black coffee. There’s firmness in the cold draw.
Burn / Draw
The burn is quite appealing and even with presence of nice ash in form of charcoal gray on the cigar. The draw starts to loosen towards the second third but it maintains it coolness throughout.
The Initial third kicks in with the classical Montecristo flavors. The initial third is quite appealing with aromas like nice wood, cedar and oak. There are also hints of leather alongside cocoa and roasted coffee.
Nutmeg, cinnamon as well as white paper are introduced in the second third. The flavors here are way more dominant that the typical Montecristo flavors. The strength in the middle third is at medium level. The construction is topnotch ad there’s an abundance of flavors. The burn line is even and the ash sticks well.
There are more spices in the final third; spices like cedar, soft thick heavy cream, and mild cigar occupy the full body. The burn remains even and the smoke at the end is still abundant.
In summary, the cigar delivers in richness from start to finish.
Between 45 to 90 minutes