A Complete Guide to Macanudo Cigars

One of the most widely recognized cigar brands in the world, the smooth taste of Macanudo has been satisfying lovers of the leaf since 1968. Originally produced in Jamaica, the Macanudo cigars of today are crafted to precision in the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua using the same old-world methods that made the brand famous. Browse our full selection below and enhance your humidor with the mouth-watering magic of Macanudo.

Macanudo Cabinet Collection

W – USA

B – Dominican

F – Dominican

Strength: Mellow-medium

Origin: Dominican Republic

The product of a perfect balance of sunshine and rainfall, the wrapper tobaccos used in Macanudo Cabinet Collection cigars represent choice picks from the company’s best harvests. Finished with an extensively-aged Dominican binder and filler blend, the Cabinet Collection expands on the Macanudo Cafe’s elegant creamy sweetness with a richer and fuller flavor profile backed by a solid mellow-medium body.

Macanudo Cafe

W – USA

B – Mexico

F – Dominican Republic

Strength: Mellow

Origin: Dominican Republic

Delivering smooth and mellow magic since 1971, Macanudo Cafe cigars have become the standard by which easygoing Connecticut-wrapped cigars are judged for countless enthusiasts. Wrapping a proprietary Cafe wrapper leaf grown in the Connecticut River Valley around a sturdy Mexican binder and lush Dominican fillers, the Macanudo Cafe parlays its balanced blend recipe into a profile of creamy and sweet cedar with light spices that remains a classic customer favorite.

Macanudo Cru Royale

W – Ecuador

B – Dominican Republic

F – Brazil, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic

Strength: Medium-full

Origin: Dominican Republic

Peppery and robust, the Macanudo Cru Royale is a bold gesture of premium excellence. Rolled using a spicy blend of Brazilian, Dominican, and Nicaraguan long-fillers under a Dominican binder and dark, oily Ecuadorian Habano wrappers, these strong smokes offer complex, woody flavors with nuances of coffee, cocoa, caramel, and more that come alive twofold when combined with a hearty beverage.

Macanudo Gold

W – USA

B – Mexico

F – Mexico, Dominican Republic

Strength: Mellow

Origin: Dominican Republic

Released annually in limited quantities, Macanudo Gold cigars take the immaculate smoothness of the best-selling Cafe line a few degrees further by using lighter, lower-priming wrappers from their Connecticut River Valley crops. The resulting smoke is distinctly silky with delicate creamy flavor and an inviting woody aroma that makes these yearly treats well worth the wait.

Macanudo Inspirado Black

W – USA

B – Ecuador

F – Nicaragua

Strength: Medium-Full

Origin: Dominican Republic

With its unique stalk-ripened Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper and dense blend of Nicaraguan fillers, the Macanudo Inspirado Black is a sweet and potent smoke with a bold, earthy, and smooth taste. The Inspirado Black’s deep flavors are marked with rich hints of pepper for a particularly lively medium-full-bodied experience.

Macanudo Inspirado Green

W – Brazil

B – Indonesia

F – Dominican Republic, Colombia

Strength: Medium

Origin: Dominican Republic

Showcasing a deliciously dark Brazilian Aripiraca wrapper over select Indonesian, Colombian, and Dominican tobaccos, the Macanudo Inspirado Green floods the palate with decadent flavors of earthy sweetness and bold spices in each effortless draw. Medium in body and undeniably full in rich character, the Inspirado Green is great for a blast of brilliant flavor at any time of day.

Macanudo Inspirado Red

W – Ecuador

B – Nicaragua

F – Nicaragua, Honduras

Strength: Full

Origin: Nicaragua

The first ongoing Macanudo blend to be produced in Nicaragua, the Inspirado Red pulls out all the stops to deliver the strongest smoke ever to wear the Macanudo name. Crafted using vintage tobaccos from Honduras’ Jamastran Valley and the top Nicaraguan growing regions, the Inspirado Red is highlighted by a potent Ecuadorian Habano wrapper leaf that gives it its spicy and woody edge. This powerful cigar is deceptively smooth in delivery of its rich flavors – consider yourself warned.

Macanudo Inspirado White

W – Ecuador

B – Indonesia

F – Nicaragua, Mexico

Strength: Mellow-medium

Origin: Honduras

Walking the delicate line between smooth earth and lively spice, the Macanudo Inspirado White draws its complex full flavor from a fine mix of Nicaraguan and Mexican San Andres long-fillers. Wrapped in a creamy, six year-aged Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper leaf, the Inspirado White surprises the palate with a dynamic range of flavors that you’d never expect from a cigar wrapped in gorgeous golden Connecticut.

Macanudo Maduro

W – USA

B – Mexico

F – Mexico, Dominican Republic

Strength: Medium

Origin: Dominican Republic

Cloaked in brilliant Broadleaf grown in the Connecticut River Valley, Macanudo Maduro cigars are creamy-sweet with a rounded profile of cocoa, cedar, and spice notes. Mellow-medium in strength, these dark delicacies are among Macanudo’s most coveted creations.

Macanudo M Bourbon

W – Ecuador

B – Ecuador

F – Dominican Republic

Strength: Mellow

Origin: Nicaragua

Wrapped in silky Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade, the Macanudo M Bourbon is seasoned with just the right touch of bourbon, cherry, & bitters for a riveting flavor experience. Combining the natural flavors of fine Dominican tobaccos with its unique infusion, the M Bourbon is far from your typical booze-infused cigar – this handmade selection offers tasty style in spades.

Macanudo Rare Select

W – Ecuador

B – Nicaragua

F – Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Jamaica

Strength: Medium-full

Origin: Dominican Republic

A closely-guarded artisan tobacco blend paying homage to the brand’s roots, the super-premium Macanudo Rare Select delivers silky taste that’s smooth to the last delicious puff. Medium-full in body, the Macanudo Rare Select employs a flawless Ecuadoran Sumatra wrapper leaf over Nicaraguan binder and tercio-aged filler tobaccos from the top growing regions of the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua along with rare Cuban-seed tobacco leaves grown in the brand’s founding nation of Jamaica. This carefully composed blend delivers a layered tasting profile with generous notes of oak, espresso, almond, citrus, and more to entertain palates of all experience levels.

Macanudo Vintage 2010

W – USA

B – Honduras

F – Honduras, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic

Strength: Mellow

Origin: Dominican Republic

Mellow and delicate in rounded flavors of wood, vanilla bean, soft spices, and more, the Macanudo Vintage 2010 was rolled using incredible Connecticut Shade wrapper leaves harvested during the brand’s banner 2010 crop year. Filling out the blend is a sturdy Honduran binder and fillers comprised of Honduran and Nicaraguan tobaccos as well as the company’s own proprietary Dominican Piloto Cubano 94. With its alluring golden glow, this special cigar is every bit as tasty as it looks.

M by Macanudo

W – Indonesia

B – Philippines

F – Nicaragua

Strength: Medium

Origin: Nicaragua

Specially blended to carry the rich essences of single-origin Colombian coffee, M by Macanudo cigars uses an unusual blend of tobaccos to serve up immaculate coffee-flavored satisfaction in an extraordinary flavored cigar. Wrapped in an oily Indonesian Bezuki wrapper leaf, the M features Philippine Isabella binder tobacco and robust Nicaraguan fillers to introduce the ultimate pairing smoke for your morning cup o’ joe.

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