Shade Grown Wrappers: The Lighter, Milder, & Creamier Leaf

Tobacco grown under shade produces a lighter and larger leaf. To get its gold toned appearance, the shade-grown tobacco is shielded from the sun by a using a cloth (usually cheesecloth) or a plastic covering. 

Shade grown tobacco is also grown in geographical locations that are known for their constant natural cloud cover such as Ecuador. Shade grown wrappers are known for adding a creamy dimension to a cigar’s profile as well as making it milder and mellower. 

If you want to enjoy a cigar that’s “made in the shade,” we suggest you try Aganorsa Leaf Validacion ConnecticutNew World Connecticut, My Father ConnecticutFoundation Charter Oak Connecticut, and Perdomo Habano Connecticut