Espada or “sword” is a line of Montecristo cigars
like no other. Crafted in cooperation with the storied Grupo de Maestros and
the legendary Plascencia family, the Espada by Montecristo is a Nicaraguan Puro
that will delight connoisseurs with intense richness and flavor that must be
smoked to be believed!
The Montecristo Espada Ricasso is a brilliantly
made 5” x 54 cigar that is draped with a 2010 Habana Jalapa wrapper leaf.
Hidden beneath is a 2009 Habana Jalapa binder leaf that shelters a blend of vintage
2008 Habano Jalapa Seco, Habano Jalapa Viso Ometepe and Habano Condega Ligero
The 45 minutes to an hour smoke features big and
bold earth, cedar and pepper notes that are supported with hearty bursts of
nutmeg, cream and spice. A dash of citrus springs onto the palate during the
Espada Ricasso’s spirited finale that is at once intense, complex and
With each size named after the part of a sword and
with a prolific spectrum of flavor, the Espada by Montecristo is a fitting
tribute to the adventurous legacy of the Montecristo name. Enjoy this first
ever Nicaraguan Puro Montecristo with a snifter of finely-aged Nicaraguan rum
after a scrumptious feast of Nicaraguan fare.