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Montecristo Open J Cigar - 1 Single

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Description Ref # MO1309

Length: 4 3/8" 
Ring Gauge: 38
Strength: Medium 
Packaging: 1 Single Cigar 

Vitola: Trabucos
Smoking Time: 20 - 30 Minutes 

Montecristo is the best known and probably most appreciated brand of Habanos throughout the world. It forms the benchmark for many Habanos smokers against which other brands are judged. 

The name comes from the hero of Alexandre Dumas' famous novel 'The Count of Montecristo,' which was a firm favourite when read by the Lector to the Torcedores (cigar makers) at the factory where it was founded in 1935. 

The original Montecristo range of sizes was composed of a narrow assortment numbered from 1 to 5. Today it consists of a wide variety of vitolas to cover every level of the cigar enthusiast's needs. 

The Open range offer Montecristo lovers a medium bodied smoke still offering Montecristos classic flavours. 

Montecristo's perfectly balanced blends are created exclusively with selected filler and binder leaves from the Vuelta Abajo zone, home of the finest tobaccos in the world. 

Tasting Notes

A small cigar perfect for lighting up when time is short. This size is produced for only one other Habanos, Hoyo de Monterrey, where it is called Le Hoyo du Depute. Enjoy its delicate flavour for around twenty minutes.


90 / 100

"...Rustic in appearance, this little smoke starts out with toasted coconut notes that warm to show plenty of robust earth and leather..."


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by John on Friday 27 November, 2020
Delightful, tasty, mild, consistent I think I have found my favourite small Cuban cigar. I knew the draw was a bit tight immediately so I had to use the Perfec tool to ream it out before starting. A happy cigar smoking experience. But I couldnt have given a 5 without the Perfec tool handy.
by David on Thursday 23 July, 2020
Quite mild and smooth with subtle flavours consistent throughout. An enjoyable 30-35 minute afternoon smoke that was perfectly paired with a cup of El Salvador light roast ground coffee.
by David on Monday 06 April, 2020
Specially made for all the aficionados that enjoy smoke outdoors. A milder version of the worldwide famous Montecristo cigars. David - C.Gars Ltd Cigar Ambassador
by Simon on Sunday 23 December, 2018
I suppose that my first impressions is that the Open J is a bit of a disappointment, but thats not really so. In fact it is a perfectly good cigar, its just I had expected a little bit more from it. My comments would be that the draw was really good, it lit well, burned evenly, held its ash well and the construction was very good. However I think its a little bit one dimensional and a No-5 thats aged a little, is easily as good, if a little milder. its a cigar that whilst I enjoyed, it did not challenge me to think about its complexity, simply because it doesnt have much of one.
by David on Tuesday 05 June, 2018
My first of the open series. I bought 5 because my local shop was out of Upmanns half coronas which are my usual walking cigars. Quick burning with a loose draw but not unpleasant. Obviously designed as a quick smoke with reasonable construction and a light version of the classic montecristo taste. Another reviewer said they got 40-50 mins out of it and honestly I dont know how thats possible. It was 20 mins for me keeping the Ash nice and flat. Good for short walks but honestly the price is too high. It may be Cuban but its not a good example. Look to the Trinidad Reyes or the upmann half corona in the same price bracket.
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