343. Montecristo Dantés Edicion Limitada 2016
From my own collection.
Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge.
Montecristo is a current pre-Revolution brand, established in 1935.
The main range comprises medium to full-strength cigars.
Varnished Semi Boite Nature Box of 10 cigars.
Size: 6.6×48, Grand Corona (Hermosos No.1).
Wrapper: Darker milk chocolate, smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Freshly cut oak wood.
1st third: Starts of with a medium roasted coffee beans with a milk chocolate, caramel sweet note and oak wood in the background.
2nd third: Keeps it’s previous flavours.
Burn: Burns very slowly and fairly sharp with a whiteish firm and stable ash.
Smoke: Light smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue and a medium tight draw.
3rd third: Looses it’s chocolate and coffee notes and just taste like burning oak.
Duration: 20:25-21:25, 1h.
Conclusion: A medium to full bodied cigar with a medium strength profile.
Result: In my book this is an 87 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André