Its been said that cigars with maduro wrappers provide a tastier punch to the discerning palate… my personal experience with this claim has found it to be quite true. But i’ve always wondered how a maduro leaf is grown. I found the answer below:

Maduro Wrappers 101

“Maduro” is the Spanish word for “ripe” and is use cigar-wise to refer to the extra time required and the dark colors achieved during the natural fermentation of maduro wrappers. Typically these wrappers are oily, plush with flavor, and earthy to the nose.