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Default Maria Mancini Edicion Limitada 2018 Corona Colorado

Maria Mancini Edicion Limitada 2018 Corona Colorado. Maria Mancini is over twenty years old. And all those times the cigars have been made in Honduras. The brand is owned by the 100-year-old German August Schuster Zigarren from Bunde. They are one of the oldest cigar manufacturers in Germany, and one of the last German cigar producers still standing. For the last few years, they have released a Maria Mancini limited edition every year. In 2016 it was a Maria Mancini Robusto Particular. In 2017 the size was a Toro Lindo. For 2018, several sizes were made.

For the review, Ministry of Cigars chose the Corona Colorado. That’s a 5˝x46 Corona sized cigar. Not a lot has been revealed about the cigar. Even though the brand is over twenty years old, the factory is Aladino. That’s Christian Eiroa’s factory. And the blend for the 2018 Edicion Limitada is undisclosed as well. The only thing that’s know is that the filler is from both Honduras and Nicaragua. Where the wrapper is from, or the binder is a mystery. This is the first Maria Mancini for which Schuster worked with Eiroa.

Name: Maria Mancini Edicion Limitada 2018
Country: Honduras
Factory: Aladino
Size: 5˝x46
Vitola: Corona
Wrapper: Undisclosed
Binder: Undisclosed
Filler: Honduras & Nicaragua
Price: € 8,70
Cutter: Xikar X2
Lighter: single flame
Smoke conditions: indoors with ventilator
Smoke time: one hour forty minutes
Sponsored by Schuster Cigars

THE REVIEW

The cigar has a nice pigtail. The Colorado colored wrapper has thin veins. The ring is a bit dull. The image of Maria Mancini could use a little update, that would make the cigar more appealing in the humidor. The aroma is very nice. Spicy and green. Like lovage and natural fertilizer. The construction feels good. 



The cold draw is a little loose. I taste raw tobacco, a little harsh, with some salt. The first puff gives a strong, bitter, coffee and leather flavor. The bitterness is a bit too strong. After a few puffs, some vanilla shows up. The bitterness slowly mellows down to an acceptable level. The vanilla is getting stronger, with a grassy flavor and some green herbs. Even though there is more balance and sweetness, the coffee and leather are lingering around. There’s some pepper in the flavor as well. The green herbs are getting stronger after a third. That goes for the vanilla and the sweetness too. With some pepper, leather, soil, and wood as supporting flavors. The flavors remain the same in the last part. Some coffee, some leather, some pepper, and a lot of sweetness. The final third is quite enjoyable with at the end some nuts.



The smoke is fantastic. Thick, white and full. The draw is good, although it could have been a little tighter. The ask is quite firm and has a nice light gray color. The burn is straight. The cigar is medium bodied, medium flavored. The smoke time is an hour and forty minutes.


Strength: medium
Flavor: medium

Video & Pics: https://ministryofcigars.com/maria-m...rona-colorado/
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