Macanudo Robust Cigars
When the world leader in mild-bodied cigars decided to step outside their usual boundaries and delve into the heavier flavor category, the result was Macanudo Robust. Like its mild cousins, the Robust hails from the Dominican Republic and contains a 3-country blend of Dominican, Honduran, and Nicaraguan tobaccos. Held together with a Connecticut broadleaf binder, it's then draped with a veiny dark Connecticut shade wrapper leaf grown exclusively for Macanudo in the USA. This complex cigar still wows cigar snobs everywhere with its unusual combination of sweetness and strength.
Although very heavy and bold, the smoke still manages to retain the trademark Macanudo smoothness that has become what the brand stands for. There are earthy and peppery notes throughout and a very interesting herbal note on the finish, similar to the flavor of fresh tea leaves. Bold tea or strong coffee enjoyed alongside this cigar makes for a very relaxing event. While strong enough for the most demanding strength junkies, Macanudo Robust can still be enjoyed by intermediate and even some beginner-level smokers. It is comparable to and . Released years ago, Macanudo Robust is still a must-try gem of a cigar for anyone that wants that extra kick.
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