The No 3 is the perfect example of Montecristo expertise. It delivers consistently nuanced flavors and measures half an inch longer than the No 4, the best-selling Cuban cigar.
The Montecristo No 3 is widely regarded as one of the finest coronas available, not just from Cuba, but from anywhere.
Montecristo No 3 Overview
Montecristo is one of Cuba’s finest marcas, even though the brand is relatively young, having started in 1935 (and supposedly named after The Count of Monte Cristo by Dumás).
The No 3 is a classic Corona vitola and it is packed with choice tobacco sourced from the Vuelta Abajo zone. With flavors of cedar and black pepper, this medium- to full-bodied cigar is excellent for intrepid beginners and connoisseurs.
Smoking a Montecristo No 3
Housed in Montecristo’s traditional yellow box, these coronas have a ring gauge of 42mm, a length of 142mm, and a three-seam cap. Although coronas have fallen out of favor in recent years, Montecristo’s No 3 cigars are exceptional, packing medium-bodied strength into a small package.
The Montecristo No 3 starts off with a hoppy, cedary taste, with light floral undertones. Some smokers note a peppery tang that delivers a spiciness all the way through. A No 3’s flavor slowly blossoms through the second third, with notes of graham cracker and chocolate appearing along the way.
The final third boasts a classically strong Cuban finish, with aromas of roast nuts and honey blending with the creamy base notes.
Refined and complex, this is a well-balanced smoke with a good draw and intricate flavors.
These coronas take around one hour to smoke. They start well-packed for a tight draw, and then open up towards the second third. They produce ample plumes of aromatic smoke in the second and final third of the cigar.
The price tag of the No 3 reflects the additional length and the consistent quality of every batch. Unlike other offerings from Montecristo, the No 3 is rolled in a single factory. The No 3 is a smooth choice for a mid-afternoon treat that pairs well with coffee or brandy.
Montecristo No 3 Experience
A mid-strength stick that provides plenty of aromatic smoke and blends pepper and cedar notes, with undertones of sourdough, the Montecristo No 3 is a great afternoon smoke.
Most who try a No 3 prefer it over the far more popular No 4.
Everything was in great shape and as promised. Thanks for a Great Product.
My favorite cigar next to the Cohiba IV but at better cost. Nice with a cup of sweet cappuccino or cabernet sauvignon depending on your mood. It is medium in strength provides nice flavorful smoke and is easier to smoke when bit drier than classical 70% humidity levels. Try you won’t regret it.
My order arrived less than 2 weeks after I placed it. The cigars were packed well and I really like the pouch in which they were sealed. This was my second order and definitely will not be my last!
What a smooth flavorful smoke! was in ready to smoke shape and arrived quickly
Recently purchased three of these along with assortment of other cigars. For the first time ever in all my orders, there was a tear in the wrapper of one cigar about an inch up from the foot. It didn’t affect the smoking experience though and it was nice that the cigars were from a Feb 2012 box. Everything was shipped in a timely and efficient manner so no big deal
This is my favorite cigar because it goes with any time, place or mood. It smokes perfectly and is smooth with a medium body, no harshness at all and they don’t take an hour to smoke and enjoy.Ordered them for the first time, they arrived in a pouch and are fresh and lovely to smoke.
Get these fresh Montecristo cigars on deck in your humidor and elevate your cigar game to the next level. Clean, crispy, on fleek, on fleck, and dipped in butter, these cigars will take you from the coasts of Cuba to the west coasts of Los Angeles all in one single puff. When you’re just a wolf trying to get some yums looks no further than this entirely consistent and favourable cigar.
I am grad to taste this cigar. It is very good condition, smooth, and full of flavor.
This is a great cigar with a nearly perfect draw. Nice even burn with a white ash. Medium flavor. Luxury Cuban’s prices, delivery, and service are excellent as usual.
Smooth and satisfying smoke
I have been purchasing cigars from these guys for years, and I have never had any issues whatsoever. My latest shipment of Montecristo #3 and Romeo y Julieta Churchills is no exception.
I received my first order in about a week. Opened the package and found the cigars to be in perfect shape. Appreciate the humidified bag they were shipped in. Poured a drink and lit up a Monte Cristo #3. Set on the porch and thoroughly enjoyed the rest of the evening.
Great cigar super fast delivery!
Cigar is good. Tried these because the #2 was sold out. By far the #2 is the best. Waiting for more to come in. As always there process is great, order gets filled and shipped out. I have purchased several boxes and I have never had an issue with the product or shipping time. Keep up the great work.
Excellent cigare and service , received in time and it’s Cuban cigar not imitation from dominican or nicaragua
Great service & product
No problems what so ever
Full-bodied, draws well, burns evenly. A satisfying after-dinner indulgence.
Decent Stick. It was slightly dry but overall enjoyable.
Great Cigar. Medium body and burns well. It’s the perfect size and recommend this cigar for beginners. It was delivered within 9-10 days and arrived in a sealed back in good condition.
Very easy, smooth smoke. Woody character but very nice.
I purchase a box of Monty’s and I was very satisfied. Amazing customer service, price and quality. I would recommend this side to all my cigar friends. Planing for more future purchases.
Beautiful construction, fast and good quality cigars!
A smooth mild smoke and well worth the investment.
This is the first time I tried Montecristo #3. I liked it but prefer the Elmondo
Cigars were very nice
Cigars are great for a small cigar. Shipping was timely and was well packaged.
I really Like the entire line of Montecristo cigars. The #3 are the perfect size for 30 to 40 minutes smoke. sometimes they last an hour. I try to buy these at least 1 to 2 years in advance and Age a little bit but even this last box was perfect upon delivery for a smoke.
This cigar is just ok, nothing too exciting,some difficulty on the draw.
Just got the mini #2 ,a smaller version of the classic torpedo,fantastic smoke at a great price and every bit as good as the classic #2 Try that one instead!
不错 (actually quite good).
When living outside the USA These were my favorites. Still are
The cigar came fresh and was a great smoke
I ordered 4 singles and they arrived quickly and in great condition. this is my second order from Luxury Cubans
Perfect cigar, great smoke