Cigar Review: Montecristo Platinum - Necessary Whimsy
The Montecristo brand was born in Cuba in 1935. Its origins stem from the popular tradition in the old Cuban cigar factories where stories were recited to the rollers to help pass the long work days. One of the more popular stories during that time was The Count of Montecristo – so popular that it became a brand all its own. In 1995, during the peak of the cigar boom, the non-Cuban version was introduced to the US and has been pretty much a best-seller ever since.Continue reading