On of the best known Cuban cigar brands in the world, Montecristo is the pinnacle of Cuabn cigar excellence. Stacked with a rich and storied history dating back to its creation in 1935, the brand's origins can be traced to Alonso Menéndez. Menendez acquired the Cuban Particulares Factory, where the Byron and Particulares brands were initially produced. In 1936, under Menéndez's guiding hand, the Montecristo brand was born.
Named after the literary classic, The Counte of Monte Cristo (A favorite among the factory workers), Montecristo cigars quickly gained a reputation for phenominal quality and flavor, becoming highly sought after by cigar enthusiasts around the world. This reputation established Montecristo as one of the most iconic and respected names in the cigar industry.
Montecristo has a diverse range of cigar offerings, each known for its complex flavor profiles and strengths, from mild to full-bodied. Montecristo has perfected the art of the cigar making process, using only premium Cuban tobacco entrusted to the most skilled rollers in Cuba.
Montecristo cigars have been crafted in various vitolas and formats, catering to the various preferences of different cigar connoisseurs. The brand's legacy extends beyond its Cuban roots, as Montecristo has also become one of the most recognized names in the global cigar market, with non-Cuban versions produced in the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua, owned by Altadis S.A.
Montecristo is a brand of true prestige, quality, and innovation in the world of Cuban cigars. It’s edring legacy has stood the test of time and continues to serve aficionados everywhere with rich creamy smoke for the ultimate cigar experience.