Cigars

Cubans Announce Release Of Last Limitada For 2016

Feb 17, 2017 | By Gregory Mottola
Cubans Announce Release Of Last Limitada For 2016

If you've been searching the globe for that one missing Edición Limitada from last year—the Montecristo Dantes—Habanos S.A. just announced that it will be arriving to "different points of sales worldwide in the coming weeks."

Though the term "coming weeks" is a bit vague, it's safe to say that these 6 5/8 inch by 48 ring gauge cigars are on their way. Called Hermosos No. 1 in Cuban cigar factories, the Dantes come packaged in 10-count boxes.

The official press release, however, is a bit curious, as it not only announced the release of the elusive Montecristo Dantes, but also the Trinidad Topes and the Romeo y Julieta Capuletos. Both have been available in the global market for months. And both the Trinidad and the Romeo y Julieta have been rated by either Cigar Aficionado or Cigar Insider.

Habanos characterizes the Montecristo Dantes as being medium to full bodied in strength.

For a rating on the Montecristo Dantes Edición Limitada 2016, see an upcoming issue of Cigar Insider.

Cuban Edición Limitada Montecristo
"Sadly, Mr. Bretz, they are fakes. The 2016 Montecristo Edicion Limitada is as you see it here in the article. There are no Montecristo Edicion Limitadas for 2017. This year, the Edicion Limitadas will be different brands and they have not been released yet. You will most likely see them in autumn. I highly recommend you stop using whatever source connected you to those fraudulent cigars." —February 27, 2017 12:23 PM
"I have a five pack of Montecristo Edicion Limitada 2017 Torpedo - are they fakes? I can find no info on these cigars. The box had all the normal seals." —February 25, 2017 11:28 AM

More in Cigars

See all
Alec Bradley Fine & Rare HOF/506 Ships

Alec Bradley Fine & Rare HOF/506 Ships

The newest iteration of Alec Bradley Fine & Rare, a cigar that honors the father of company …

Nov 11, 2019
La Flor Dominicana Announces 2020 Special Football Edition

La Flor Dominicana Announces 2020 Special Football Edition

The NFL season is heading into Week 10 and while the Super Bowl is still months away, La Flor …

Nov 8, 2019
Habanos To Bring Back Cohiba Talismán in Limited Quantities

Habanos To Bring Back Cohiba Talismán in Limited Quantities

In an unusual move for Habanos S.A., the Cuban cigar monopoly has announced another limited productio…

Nov 7, 2019
Fuente Fuente Opus22 Sampler In Stores Soon

Fuente Fuente Opus22 Sampler In Stores Soon

Tiger Sharks, Forbidden X Belicosos and King Powers are just part of the quirky collection of rare, …

Nov 5, 2019
General Cigar and Espinosa Collaborate For Warzone

General Cigar and Espinosa Collaborate For Warzone

For the first time in the history of either company, General Cigar Co. and Espinosa Cigars have …

Nov 5, 2019
Limited Herrera Esteli Norteño Now Shipping

Limited Herrera Esteli Norteño Now Shipping

A special size of Herrera Esteli Norteño is back for another limited edition run.

Nov 4, 2019