Gilbert de Montsalvat

Gilbert de Montsalvat

Cigars Gilbert de Montsalvat, the Raymond Bernasconi's cigars from the famous Royal Cigar Company

 

Gilbert de Montsalvat was born in 1920 in Burgundy. In 1932, he left Burgundy and went to Paris. In 1937, G.de Montsalvat left France for London, shortly before the war broke out. He got acquainted with Freud, and both soon became friends. He studied history and English literature in London. He started working for the French state in England. He moved back to France to work in the family business for a few years. He left France for Cuba in 1955, and started extensive tobacco related studies there and was dubbed Minister of Tobacco. He returned to Europe for a few years and settled in Geneva, that was to be the place where he stayed between travels to America. During one of his stays in Cuba, he established the great cigar encyclopedia, and thus got acquainted with the Che et someone by the name Fidel Castro. He left Cuba for the Connecticut, in the USA. There, he learn and developed the art of the reputed Connecticut Shade, the wrapper from the "Connecticut Shade River Valley", in which tobacco grows under cloth shelters. From 1965 to 1974, Montsalvat "Kunst des Rauchens" traveled over Asia and South America. He developed his understanding of tobacco and its growing, and started writing his book on the art of smoking. After a short stay in Paris, he returned to Geneva in 1987 and had a magnificent villa built there. The villa was equipped with a huge humidor containing one of the most beautiful cigar collections. In 1987, he was awarded the Cuban solidarity price for his contribution to social development. He fell seriously ill in 1988 and moved to St Galle (Switzerland) where he resides incognito today and writes his memoirs. Gilbert de Montsalvat cigars We owe Gilbert de Montsalvat cigars to two key characters in the world of cigars, Mister Thomas Brunnschweiler and Mister Raymond Bernasconi of the famous Royal Cigar Company.

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  • Gilbert de Montsalvat Perla

    The Perla is a nice-looking Petit Corona. This vitola has a good draw despite its small size. The notes are peppery and spicy.

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    Gilbert de Montsalvat Perla

    Box of 20 cigars

    CHF 60.00
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  • Gilbert de Montsalvat Corona

    Pre light, Gilbert de Monsalvat's corona has spicy prelit aromas. Lighting is of quality, and the flavors are true to the brand with pepper and almond nuances. An interesting shape with a good price/quality ratio.

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    Gilbert de Montsalvat Dominican Corona

    Box of 16 cigars

    CHF 96.00
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  • Gilbert de Montsalvat Robusto

    The Robusto, a shape much sought after, the filling is good, and the quality of the rolling is worthy of the great Cuban puros. The peppery aromas are enhanced by a few eucalyptus notes.

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    Gilbert de Montsalvat Robusto

    Box of 16 cigars

    CHF 102.40
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  • Gilbert de Montsalvat Short Belicosos

    This Belicosos is shortened by a few centimeters. It has mild aromas and is thus different from typical Nicaraguan cigars.

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    Gilbert de Montsalvat Short Belicosos

    Box of 16 cigars

    CHF 108.00
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  • Gilbert de Montsalvat Magnum

    Lights easily, and the smoke, without being overwhelming, releases spicy and peppery aromas. This cigar, with an excellent composition, displays a confirmed character. The final is invigorating, with no aggressivity ruining the smoker's pleasure.

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    Gilbert de Montsalvat Magnum

    Box of 10 cigars

    CHF 79.80
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  • Gilbert de Montsalvat Treasure

    The newcomer to the Gilbert de Monsalvat collection. This treasure has positioneditself as the spearhead of the label. The beautiful white lacquered box contains five cigars. A perfect setting for this big 70 ring unit stretching over 15 cm. An easy embrace, a clear draw... the first impressions are good. Some nutty undertones pleasantly complement the...

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    Gilbert de Montsalvat Treasure

    Box of 5 cigars

    CHF 71.00
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