Montecristo 520, 2012 Limited Edition Cuban Cigar Information

The Montecristo 520 has been to produced to celebrate 520 years since the discovery of tobacco.

The Montecristo 520 follows the trend of recent large ring gauged Montecristo limited editions after the Sublime and Grand Edmundo.

Montecristo 520


Country: Cuba
Strength: Medium
Cigar Name: 520
Size: Robusto Extra
Factory Vitola: Maravillas No. 3
Ring Gauge: 55
Length (mm): 155mm
Year Released: 2012
Status: Currently Available.
Packaging Type: Slide Lid Box of 10
Launch Year: 2012
Notes: Released at the end of October 2012. The final 2012 Limited Edition to be released by Habanos SA.
Information last updated on Monday, 20th October 2014.
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Additional Information


There has been no firm word on what the Montecristo 520 will retail for, however various sources have mentioned that the Cigar will be sold for around $260 for a box of ten cigars.

Montecristo 520 Reviews

Cuban Cigars Culture Lifestyle Blog

Matteo over at his Cuban Cigars Culture Lifestyle Blog has a review of a pre-release Montecristo 520 that was available earlier in the year at the Habanos Festival.

Reviews from the Internet

Ajay's Review of the Montecristo 520

Ajay, over at the La Casa de Habanos in Teddington carries out his first tasting of the Montecristo 520.

Montecristo 520 review at

Yiorgos over at has posted a review of the Montecristo 520 , that was given to him at the 2012 Partagas Festival. Yiorgos' review gives the Montecristo 520 a thumbs up, comparing the Cigar to the two previous Montecristo Limited Editions from previous years: The Sublime and Grand Edmundo.

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