The Wise Man Maduro Cigars
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The Wise Man Maduro

95-Rated: #3 Cigar of 2018

A Most Wise Decision

If there’s two things that Foundation Cigar Co. founder Nick Melillo loves in this world, its premium cigars and Scrabble. Well, the second one is just a guess. But when you name a cigar something like “Gueguense Maduro,” I’ve gotta assume you have a love of words. Spanish for “The Wise Man,” Gueguense is actually pronounced similar to “way-when-say.” But enough about that, let’s talk tobacco. 

The wrapper leaf here is a toothy beast, utilizing a San Andres Mexican Maduro wrapper to the fullest extent. Melillo selected this leaf specifically to create a line that offered a whole different level of complexity, and he most certainly achieves that goal. Lighting up The Wise Man Maduro, you’ll find sharp notes of black pepper, soft cocoa, and rich coffee. If you’re a fan of rich maduros, you better try Wise Man Maduro today. 

The Wise Man Maduro has earned an impressive 95-point rating and was named the #3 Cigar of 2018, noting "It’s a flavorful blend that oscillates between the sweet and the savory. Cocoa and vanilla notes, for example, play off the tobacco’s meaty, beef-stock qualities, all integrated by an ever-present earthiness."

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Churchill (7.0"x48)
Box of 25In Stock$280.00
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Corona Gorda (5.6"x46)
Box of 25Backordered$252.50
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Robusto (5.5"x50)
Box of 25In Stock$267.50
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Robusto (5.5"x50)
Pack of 5In Stock$53.50
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Toro Hauaco (6.0"x56)
Box of 25In Stock$305.00
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Toro Hauaco (6.0"x56)
Pack of 5In Stock$61.00
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Torpedo (6.2"x52)
Box of 25In Stock$292.50
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Overall Rating4.89 out of 5 Based on 9 Ratings

Customer Reviews of “The Wise Man Maduro”

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5 out of 5
I almost never give a cigar a perfect score. I am 62yrs old and have puffing away since I was 21. This is one of the best cigars I have ever experienced. Smooth, organic with a wonderful smell, perfect construction/burn and delightful flavor. I never try to tell someone what I taste when I smoke a cigar as it is different for everyone. Cigar ratings are so inflated these days, it seems the only way a brand can survive is an absolutely meaningless score by so-called experts. In a sea of cigars flooded by mediocre wraps, this stands way out on the pack in a league with Opus X, Padron 1926 etc.
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Good smoke
Good smoke
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Great smoke!
Great smoke!
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Good but strong.
Fantastic taste, burn, and draw. But beware... I hit the final 3rd and had to eat some candy and lay down for about 10 minutes. It is a strong cigar.
5 out of 5
Wise Choice
Wise Choice
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Great cigar
If you’re a fan of full flavored maduros with strong cocoa flavors then this may well become your favorite cigar.
5 out of 5
perfect cigar
I have tried many cigars. This one is my favorite
5 out of 5
You owe it to yourself to try this cigar!
A Christmas gift from my favorite oldest daughter. My first try of this brand and it definitely will not be the last. I don’t have enough superlatives to do this cigar justice. Try will not be disappointed. Wow...just wow.
5 out of 5
Great smoke
Excellent flavor and draw. Perfect stick for the golf course