The Montecristo Edmundo is a Cuban cigar that was introduced into the regular production of the Montecristo line in 2004. Edmundo is also how the size is called.

• Country of Origin: Cuba
• Size: 52 x 135 mm (5.3″)
• Wrapper: Cuba
• Binder: Cuba
• Filler: Cuba
• Price: €13.-

Aesthetically, it is rolled with a Colorado shaded wrapper leaf, that is silky to the touch. The demand of the cigar is high and the production9 is not always up to expectations.

Montecristo Edmundo: unlit, faint hints of wood. The opening continues with cedar wood.

The first third of the cigar releases notes of cedar wood and toasted aromas, which are outlined in a mix of cappuccino and hazelnut. Earthy hints are then perceptible as well. The smoke is creamy and the strength is just slightly above medium (3.5/5).

The middle section alternates spices (mainly black pepper), earth and fresh wood. Strength increases, reaching a medium-full level (4/5). It becomes more full-bodied as well.

In the final third, the black pepper component becomes more pronounced and alternates with earth until the end.

Overall, the Montecristo Edmundo gives rise to a creamy and very balanced smoke. Evolution is not its strong point, but it is flavor intensity and harmony are. One of the best Montecristos in production.

Rating: 90

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