Wrapper: Cameroon Binder: Nicaraguan Origin: Dominican Republic
Filler: Dominican, Nicaraguan, Peruvian Strength: Medium Smooth
The Montecristo Serie C is a premium cigar that is made by Altadis U.S.A ., and it was released in 2003 as part of their Edicion Limitada. This cigar is one of the best cigars on the market and many believe that is due in part to the unique wrapper. Every Cameroon leaf is carefully handpicked, then it is stored carefully to age to perfection. Altadis U.S.A. used a very rare Cameroon wrapper that they have exclusive access to. This means that no other company can use these fabulous wrappers. This line includes four sizes; the Belicoso (6 1/8X52), Corona (5 1/2x44), Robusto (5X52), Toro (6X54).
When you look at the Montecristo Serie C, you will find a smooth and delicious cigar, with each and every one being hand rolled to perfection. The band, as always with Montecristo cigars is simple yet very elegant. The wrapper has an appealing amount of oil sheen to it. When the cigar is smelled before it is lit, it makes the mouth water, as the aroma is smooth and sweet. The cold draw is leathery and sweet with no spice at all. This particular premium cigar has a perfect burn, and there is not a need to touch it up or relight it. There is a thick amount of creamy smoke that smells as good as the cigar itself. The ash is a marbled, light gray and almost all white ash, it is strong as well. There are hints of nuts and cedar when smoking this premium cigar.
The Montecristo Serie C cigar has a variety of complex flavors that when combined make up one of the best cigars on the market. There is a touch of sweet vanilla in the background. The first impression of this cigar is its sweetness. The first half is earthy, sweet, and has a woody flavor, that when blended work magic together. About half way through this cigar a spice begins, and only picks up as the stick is finished. There were absolutely no bad reviews to be found on this cigar, and it is one magnificent smoke. This cigar’s sweetness can be contributed to the precise care that was taken in picking the Cameroon leaves.
The Montecristo Serie C cigar is no doubt a cigar from the Dominican Republic that puts up quite a fight with the most adorned Cuban cigars. It is made from the finest Cameroon wrappers that only Altadis was able to get their hands on. This cigar is a sweet one in every sense of the word, from the flavor, to the presentation, to the aroma that it gives before it is lit, as well as after. This cigar is a highly recommendable cigar that would be a great gift to an aficionado friend or for you to enjoy on a special occasion. It is a great cigar to smoke at anytime, and keep in mind that this cigar is one of the top premium cigars today. It will be hard for the Montecristo Serie C cigar to be topped as it seems to be one of, if not the very best hand crafted cigar from Altadis U.S.A.