Home Cigar 101

Olivia questions

ShawnOLShawnOL Near BostonPosts: 2,660 ✭✭✭✭✭
edited December 2019 in Cigar 101
Ok folks,  this question is for you Olivia experts.
Looking at Olivia's series O (habano) and series G (Cameroon), they list a Maduro version for each.  Is the Maduro the same species just fermented until it becomes a Maduro?  ie; habano and habano Maduro.  Cameroon and Cameroon Maduro?  Or is the Maduro an altogether different leaf species?

Comments

  • cbuckcbuck Milford, CTPosts: 5,843 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited December 2019
    I’d be interested in the answer too. I believe it’s the same leaf/wrapper, just aged or cured differently. Perhaps Lindsey @TheCigarChick could provide the correct answer!
  • silvermousesilvermouse Cape CodPosts: 10,088 ✭✭✭✭✭
    the maduros are Connecticut Broadleaf
  • peter4jcpeter4jc Milwaukee, WIPosts: 8,729 ✭✭✭✭✭
    All I know is after working through a box of the Maduro G's, I don't like them nearly as much as the Cameroon G's.
    "I could've had a Mi Querida!"   Nick Bardis
  • Amos_UmwhatAmos_Umwhat West TNPosts: 5,695 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I like both, but the Cameroon's better.  
    WARNING:  The above post may contain thoughts or ideas known to the State of Caliphornia to cause seething rage, confusion, distemper, nausea, perspiration, sphincter release, or cranial implosion to persons who implicitly trust only one news source, or find themselves at either the left or right political extreme.  Proceed at your own risk.  

    "There is nothing so in need of reforming as another person's bad habits."   Mark Twain
  • cbuckcbuck Milford, CTPosts: 5,843 ✭✭✭✭✭
    According to the Oliva website, Edward is correct! Maduro is CT Broadleaf! Thanks @silvermouse
  • cbuckcbuck Milford, CTPosts: 5,843 ✭✭✭✭✭
    And I agree with Amos, Cameroon is better, but both good!
  • ShawnOLShawnOL Near BostonPosts: 2,660 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I see.  Thanks for clearing that up.  I would imagine the maduros taste similar then.  Don't know why they wouldn't ferment the respective leaves to Maduro unless they don't ferment extra long well.
  • ShawnOLShawnOL Near BostonPosts: 2,660 ✭✭✭✭✭
     Yakster said:
    Maduro fermentation is harder on the leaf, a Cameroon is already a delicate leaf so I imagine it wouldn't be a good match.

    Mexican San Andres wrappers are strong and thick and really benefit from Maduro fermentation, and end up coming out tastier.
    Thank you, good info to remember.
Sign In or Register to comment.