2011 Nov , 29

Montecristo No. 2 Gran Reserva 2005. The first Gran Reserva of Montecristo, a reference of flavor in the Habano

  • Habanos s.a. presents the first Gran Reserva of Montecristo, manufactured in which probably is the most widely appreciated brand of Habanos*, in the Montecristo No. 2 vitola, the most emblematic of the brand.
  • With a limited production of 5000 numbered boxes of 15 units each, all the leaves have been aged for at least 5 years.

Visual3_Montecristo_No2_Gran_ReservaSince its origins in 1935, Montecristo has consolidated itself as one of the most widely recognized brands of Habanos among the most demanding smokers. Now, Habanos, S.A. is pleased to present Montecristo, considered for many as the reference of flavor of the Habano, the first Gran Reserva of this brand.

This new Gran Reserva digs deeper into the unique character of Habanos* as Protected Appellation of Origin. For the production of this Gran Reserva of Montecristo, the best tobacco leaves were selected from *, Cuba*, harvested in 2005. All the leaves that make a Habano, filler, wrapper and binder, were aged during a long and careful process of at least 5 years.


These were no less than 5 years of care, control of the evolution of the aging of these precious leaves that, finally, in the master hands of the experienced Montecristo cigar rollers in the H.Upmann factory take shape to create a unique Habanoto satisfy the pleasure of the most demanding smokers.

The emblematic Montecristo No. 2 vitola has been the one chosen for this unique production that makes the Gran Reserva of Montecristo.


The whole production process of the Gran Reserva respects the selection criteria expected of a unique product: from the long and careful aging process of at least 5 years of the best tobacco in * to the panel of tasters, who have supervised the selected blend to guarantee a unique, harmonious, and consistent flavor.

The Gran Reserva of Montecristo is a unique production, extremely reduced to 5000 numbered cases containing 15 units each.

In the following days it will start to be available in the best Habanos stores in the world.


Brand Montecristo
Commercial Name Montecristo No. 2 Gran Reserva Cosecha 2005
Factory Name Pirámides
Measures Ring Gauge 52 (20.64 mm) x 156 mm in length 
Presentation 5.000 Exclusive Cases individually numbered with 15 units each.

* (D.O.P) Denominaciones de Origen Protegidas. Protected Denominations of Origin.


Montecristo No. 2 Gran Reserva 2005. The first Gran Reserva of Montecristo, a reference of flavor in the Habano


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