Big Smoke Meets WhiskyFest: Tickets Available

Cigars

Matilde Serena Now Made In Maduro

Nov 22, 2022 | By Thomas Pappalardo
Matilde Serena Now Made In Maduro
Photos/Matilde Cigars

The mild Matilde Serena series from the Dominican Republic will be getting a stronger version covered in a dark, Mexican wrapper. Aptly called Serena Maduro, this marks the first extension to the original Serena, which was released in 2016.

Instead of the lighter Ecuador Connecticut cover leaf that cloaks the core line, Serena Maduro is made with a maduro wrapper grown in Mexico’s San Andrés region. Inside, the filler blend of Dominican and Nicaraguan tobacco is unchanged, but a new Dominican Criollo ’98 binder has been added in place of the previous Olor binder from the Dominican Republic. According to the company, changes were done to increase the strength and complexity of the blend. 

Matilde Cigars

Though stronger than the original, brand owner Enrique Seijas says the cigars are medium in body.

Made at Jochy Blanco’s Tabacalera Palma factory in the Dominican Republic, the new brand comes in two sizes: Robusto, measuring 5 1/4 inches by 50 ring gauge ($8.50), and Toro Bravo, 6 1/2 by 54 ($9). Both will ship in teal boxes of 20 and Matilde stated that more vitolas will be added in the future.

Retailers can expect Matilde Serena Maduro to arrive during the first quarter of next year.

Read Next: A Special Sancho Panza For Greece And Cyprus

Matilde

More in Cigars

See all
New Cohiba Spectre To Retail For More Than $100

New Cohiba Spectre To Retail For More Than $100

The newest Cohiba from General Cigar touts an aged Brazilian wrapper and hydraulically powered …

Feb 2, 2023
Guy Fieri’s Knuckle Sandwich Gets Special Birthday Size

Guy Fieri’s Knuckle Sandwich Gets Special Birthday Size

At Guy Fieri's birthday celebration a special limited-edition version of Knuckle Sandwich, the brand …

Jan 27, 2023
Eight Cigars To Celebrate The Year Of The Rabbit

Eight Cigars To Celebrate The Year Of The Rabbit

Here is a list of smokes that artfully acknowledge the Year of the Rabbit with stylized boxes, themed …

Jan 23, 2023
El Pulpo From Artesano Del Tobacco Coming Next Month

El Pulpo From Artesano Del Tobacco Coming Next Month

Originally planned for release last November, El Pulpo cigars should be heading to retailers by the …

Jan 20, 2023
Macanudo Inspirado Orange Cigarillos Coming In Tins Of 10

Macanudo Inspirado Orange Cigarillos Coming In Tins Of 10

The Macanudo Inspirado Orange line will have a new, petit size next month.

Jan 19, 2023
La Gloria Cubana Serie R Maduro Goes Gargantuan With The No. 8

La Gloria Cubana Serie R Maduro Goes Gargantuan With The No. 8

The La Gloria Cubana Serie R Maduro brand is about to get its biggest cigar yet. 

Jan 13, 2023