Montecristo No. 2, Cuban Cigar Information

One of the iconic Cuban Cigars, the Montecristo No. 2 is well known for it's size and torpedo shape.

Montecristo No. 2
Montecristo

Montecristo

Country: Cuba
Strength: Medium
Cigar Name: No. 2
Size: Pyramid
Factory Vitola: Pirámides
Ring Gauge: 52
Length (mm): 156mm

Status: Currently Available.
Information last updated on Tuesday, 3rd March 2015.

Montecristo No. 2 box of ten

Introduced in mid-2000's, the Montecristo No. 2 packaged in boxes of ten gives the aficionado the option of purchasing this iconic cigar without breaking the bank by buying a full box of the more common twenty five count.

Montecristo No. 2 in a box of ten

New Montecristo bands

In February 2015, shipments of the Montecristo No. 2 began to arrive in the Asia Pacific markets with the new Montecristo band, that was first introduced in 2013 with the Montecristo Double Edmundo and Petit No. 2.

Montecristo No. 2 with the new band. Montecristo No. 2 with the new band.

Additional Information

Criticisms of the Montecristo No. 2

If you've read any of the topics regarding the Montecristo No. 2 on any of the major cigar forums over the years, you'd know how much has been said, good and bad, regarding this cigar. From the greatest cigar you'll ever have the privilege to smoke, to the most over-rated Cuban cigar to a waste of a cigar with very little age, the Montecristo No. 2 has had every type of criticism levelled at it.

Stephen Griffiths' Reviews

Date of Review Rating
A true Cuban classic, everyone should at least have one or more Montecristo No. 2's in their humidor. But what about recent production? Does the vitola have plenty to offer for novice and experienced smokers? Montecristo No. 2 Final Score:
1.5 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Similar Cigars

Diplomáticos No. 2

The No. 2 as of 2013, is the only Diplomaticos currently under regular production. Habanos SA have been slowly discontinuing the Diplomaticos year over and No. 5 in 2010.

Diplomaticos No. 2

Keeping with the Diplomaticos brand, generally the No. 2 wrapper has a rustic, somewhat veiny look to it.

Cigar Name: No. 2
Size: Pyramid
Factory Vitola: Pirámides
Ring Gauge: 52
Length (mm): 156mm

Status: Currently Available.
Packaging Type: Dress Box of 25
Launch Year: 1966
Information last updated on Thursday, 30th October 2014.
Diplomaticos No. 2
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