This vintage Maduro 1997 was the first release in the vintage series. It is made with handpicked broadleaf, which is fermented for a longer time than usual wrappers. This brings out the flavors and the oils of the broadleaf.
Brand and Production
This cigar is made by Macanudo cigar company in the Dominican Republic.
The appearance of this cigar is almost black. It has very minimal veins. The surface of this cigar is a little toothy. The seams are very tight and well hidden. The binder is from Honduras, and the filler is from Nicaragua, Brazil, and the Dominican Republic.
This cigar comes in toro shape. It is 6 inches in length and 54 ring size. It also features a solid metal band.
The wrapper of this cigar is Connecticut Broadleaf. This wrapper is carefully harvested and fermented, which gives the unique flavor and the color of this cigar.
The overall tastes to get from this cigar are creamy sweet wood and leather.
At this portion, the first tones to get from this cigar is woody and cider notes. The cigar is very slick and oily. There is a creamy flavor in the smoke. The range at this point of the cigar is mild to a medium body at the most.
At this portion, the cigar notes stay quite consistent. There is no change of taste. The wood flavor with the cider flavor keeps your mouth filled with notes. The balance is great. Moreover, the sweet creaminess of the smoke charms your mouth. The range stays mild to medium body.
At this moment, the cigar flavor becomes thicker more and more. But there is no rapid transition to the flavors. The wood flavor becomes deeper. There is a natural thick sweetness to the smoke. The range stays at medium strength.
The burn of this cigar is slow. The burn line is razor-sharp. Burn line couldn't be more perfect. Ash of this cigar stays till the middle. It is silky smooth, and firm. The draw of this cigar is tight but becomes loose over time. The smoke is very thick and creamy throughout the whole cigar.
This Vintage Maduro 1997 is very popular as it was the first release of the renowned vintage Maduro series by the Macanudo cigar. The sweet flavor of fermented Connecticut broadleaf wins the heart of all the cigar lovers out there. This cigar is both suitable for experienced and amateur cigar lovers.