The fifth addition to the ‘Core Line’ Montecristo, Nicaragua joins the ranks of White, Classic, Original, and Platinum. Created from AJ Fernandez this is a balanced and dynamic Nicaraguan cigar. #10 Rated Cigar of 2018 By Cigar Aficionado. The Montecristo Nicaragua Series is a full-bodied Nicaraguan puro that is a must-have for Montecristo cigar lovers. The earthy cigar is backed by notes of coffee, leather, and creamy caramel.