A new pocket rocket
Habanos announces the 90-millimetre Montecristo Media Corona.
Habanos over the summer announced the launch of the Montecristo Media Corona, a new vitola size that will be incorporated into the regular portfolio of the brand’s Linea Clasica.
With a ring gauge of 44 and a length of 90 mm, Habanos said that this new cigar would be suitable for shorter smoking times. The Cuban tobacco giant also claimed that the new cigar would provide all of the traditional flavours of a Montecristo, with a traditional medium to full-bodied flavour.
According to Habanos’ tasting notes, the vitola offers an intense flavour, with woody, dry and sweet touches, providing the smoker with an unctuous sensation in the mouth. The company said that the Media Corona is characterised by the traditional flavour of Montecristo’s Linea Clasica line, though it added that the excellent draw would be more powerful because of the cigar’s short length.
With a natural brown wrapper that comes with a touch of red, the cigar incorporates the new Montecristo band, which has gold-embossed centre. The UK market was first to receive the new vitola, but Habanos says that the new stick is now available across the world. It comes in standard boxes of 25 cigars.