The company producing the Montecristo White Series has been creating high-quality cigars since 1917. The company currently has locations in many places from Virginia to Honduras. The expertise that the company developed over the last several decades was put into producing Montecristo White Series cigars. These cigars are intended to replicate some of the things that made the company famous back in 1935 when the first line of Montecristo cigars were released using Cuban tobacco. The quality of the White Series is well-known. They receive high ratings that show the cigars are a favorite of casual smokers and experienced aficionados.
The Montecristo White Series cigars all have an undeniably attractive appearance. There are few to no veins visible on the surface creating a very smooth cigar. The wrapper has a clear sheen that goes all around the body. This is because the wrapper is made of smooth leaves from Connecticut seed plants grown in Ecuador in shady conditions. The binder is from Nicaragua. The cigars themselves are hand-rolled in the Dominican Republic by experienced workers. Each cigar is consistently firm to the touch. The construction is solid enough to cause no problems while lit or in a humidor.
The tobacco inside of the Montecristo White Series cigars is long fill. It is a blend of tobacco leaves from Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic. This series of cigars has grown in popularity because it has a complex flavor profile. The cigar is mostly very mild. The taste is like cedar or earthy wood with some pepper notes when initially lit. The flavor quickly becomes very smooth. The taste remains earthy although there is also a distinct cream-like flavor and feeling in the mouth that lingers. There is no bitter taste although there is also very little sweetness. Montecristo White Series cigars do get a little more intense near the end. They can be considered medium or moderate as the cigar burns down to the last third.
Montecristo White Series cigars burn fairly slowly. A single cigar can often last for more than hour. This does not mean there are any problems with the draw. The draw is easy. The cigars burn evenly at every point and require little attention. The smoke the cigars produce is somewhat thick although it has a mild scent like wood. These mild to moderate cigars go well with coffee. Montecristo White Series cigars can be enjoyed by anyone thanks to the quality tobacco and mild character.