More often than not, when someone thinks of a cigar with Connecticut tobacco, the first thing that comes to mind is a golden-brown Connecticut Shade wrapper. It's an approachable, super smooth cigar smoking experience.

But, there’s a lot more to Connecticut River Valley tobacco than just Connecticut Shade. You’ve got Connecticut Broadleaf, even Ecuadoran Connecticut, and these seed varieties span back as late as the mid-1600s.

The term Connecticut refers to a variety of tobacco genetics originating from the Connecticut River Valley or grown in the Connecticut River Valley. So, whether you love the rich notes of spice in Broadleaf or you prefer the unmistakable smoothness of Shade, we’ve put together 10 of the top rated cigars on Cigar World with Connecticut River Valley tobacco.

Enjoy and let us know your favorite cigar with Connecticut River Valley tobacco in the comments!

Diesel Uncut d.CT

Creamy but complex, Uncut d.CT is draped in an Ecuadoran Connecticut wrapper that’s brimming with notes of black pepper, nuts, cedar and earth.

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Liga Privada No. 9

Full-bodied yet mysteriously silky, Liga Privada No. 9 comes dressed in a jet-black Connecticut Broadleaf Oscuro wrapper and produces notes of toast, coffee, and chocolate.

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Arturo Fuente Montesino Maduro

Enticingly smooth and mellow, Montesino Maduro sports a beautiful Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro wrapper for a naturally sweet smoking experience with notes of cedar and spice.

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Rocky Patel Sun Grown Maduro

Brazenly full-bodied, RP Sun Grown Maduro boasts a dark and oily Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro wrapper that produces electric notes of dark chocolate with a nutty finish.

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Drew Estate Florida Sun Grown Limited Ed.

Uniquely decadent, Drew Estate Florida Sun Grown Limited features a golden-brown Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper and gives way to notes of pepper and wood.

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Saint Luis Rey Serie G Maduro

Complex and explosive with flavor, Serie G Maduro comes cloaked in a dark and mysterious Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro wrapper and produces notes of oak, pepper, and coffee.

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El Rico Habano Maduro

Adorned by seasoned smokers, El Rico Habano Maduro wears a Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro wrapper and gives way to deep notes of pepper, leather and wood.

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Excalibur Dark Knight

Strikingly full-flavored, Excalibur Dark Knight boasts a brawny Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper and produces notes of coffee, cocoa, and leather in each and every puff.

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Cohiba Macassar 

Exquisitely nuanced and refined, Cohiba Macassar features the finest Connecticut Habano wrapper for headshaking notes of wood, spice, and cream.

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My Father La Duena

Exceedingly rich and flavorful, My Father La Duena comes thoughtfully draped in dark and toothy Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro wrapper and features notes of coffee and wood.

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What’s your favorite cigar with Connecticut tobacco? Let us know!

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