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Cigar wrappers affect their taste and overall experience. Finding the right one depends on your taste and preference. They differ in color and each give off a distinct taste ad flavor making them unique.
Here is a list of the different cigar wrappers available in the market:
This type of wrapper is grown under a net. It is harvested before it matures and it is dried quickly. The Claro produces a mild taste and is light tan in color.
It used to be the most popular type of wrapper. It is light green with a slightly sweet taste. Its color comes from the fact that it was dried quickly with the use of heat.
The Maduro goes through a fermentation process, giving it a dark brown or almost black color. It has a smooth and rich taste.
This wrapper is very dark and almost black. The tobacco leaf used is found at the very top of the tobacco plant and it is usually the last part to be harvested. It gives the wrapper a distinct and strong taste which may seem too strong for some smokers.
It is shade-grown and it gives a touch of spice. It is medium brown in color with a reddish hue.
This wrapper is usually grown under the sun and it has a smooth, medium taste. It is medium brown in color.
It is considered a cross between a Colorado and a Maduro.
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Originally posted on January 31, 2012 @ 3:30 am