A few months ago I read an article in Cigar Aficionado about an upcoming relase by Macanudo. You can read the article here.
I was curious to try this cigar being a fan of Connecticut shade wrapper cigars for a daytime smoke. Today one came across my desk and I enjoyed it thoroughly.
As you can expect from Macanudo, the construction, draw and burn were excellent. And the wrapper was outstanding.
The cigar was definitely mild leaning a bit to medium with subtle notes of cedar and sweetness.
For a milder cigar it was complex and as I stated very enjoyable.
This is one cigar I know will pair well with a bolder white wine like an oaked Chardonnay.
The only issue is the price. At $16.00 for a robusto, it is a special occasion smoke, but well worth it.
Check out your finer tobacconist and try one if you can find it. The production is limited to 3000 boxes of 10 in each size.