Media Corona translates in to English as "Half Corona" The size was introduced back in 1907 for those wanting the tase of a Corona but without the smoking time. This Vitola soon became one of the most popular sizes for Cigars. At 3 1/2 inches the media corona is the shortest long filler handmade cigar on the market.
Montecristo is now Cuba's biggest cigar brand in terms of volume of Cigars and there is definitely a reason for it! Montecristo produe some of the finest cigars in Cuba, the No. 4 is one of their most popular cigars, it is also sold under the name Tubos (when it is in the tube)
Montecristo is one of the biggest Habanos brands in the UK for those who enjoy a little spice and in their lives. The brand dates back to the 1935 when it was first released as part of the H Upmann range. Initially called “the H. Upmann Montecristo Selection”, it gave the H Upmann factory a stronger and bolder addition to the line. When Hunters cigar importers in the UK, took over the factory it shortened the name and introduced the current Red & Yellow logo.
The brand now sits as one of Cubas biggest brands in regards the size its total output and is highly prized among cigars connoisseurs around the world. With the exception of the “Open Series”, Montecristo cigars are very rich with a woody, leather core to the taste with a spicy side. This powerful combination makes them a little too rich to for novice smokers, but for those who love a strong cigar after a big meal, they are perfect.
Length - 3 1/2"
Ring Gauge - 44
Flavour - Medium
Packaging - Loose
Rolled in - Cuba
Wrapper - Cuban
Binder - Cuban
Filler - Cuban
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