Wrapper: Golden Connecticut Shade, 1st and 2nd Primings. Filler: Dominican (Piloto Cubano), Mexican. Binder: Mexican San Andrean (1st and 2nd Primings). Country of Manufacture: Dominican Republic. Factory name: General Cigar Dominicana. -- The Macanudo line of cigars is known for its smoothness and consistency, while at the same time offering different tastes to please every palate. The newest Macanudo cigar, Macanudo Gold Label, uses rare golden Connecticut Shade wrapper leaves to create a distinctive, new taste for premium cigar smokers. The cigar: Handcrafted with golden wrapper leaves from the first and second primings of Macanudo's specially grown Connecticut Shade crop, Macanudo? Gold Label? cigars are blessed with a natural sweetness. The wrappers are elegantly thin, yet remarkably supple with fine veins. Their texture is especially smooth, without a hint of graininess. "Capa Especial" is the Spanish term for this wrapper of uncommon taste which, when combined with filler and binder tobacco of complementary character, results in a cigar that lives up to the tradition of quality that is Macanudo. The experience: Macanudo Gold Label cigars provide the same smoothness and consistency found in all Macanudo cigars. . . and an amazing sweetness not found in any other cigar.