Hot days and warm nights are ideal conditions for tobacco growing. In 2010, the Connecticut River Valley experienced the highest temperatures on record in the previous 25 years. These optimal conditions yielded an e exceptional wrapper used f or the new Macanudo Vintage 2010 Toro Grande. The blend features a 10- year aged Connecticut Shade wrapper from the 2010 crop year. In the filler is Dominican Pilot o Cubano 94, a proprietary Cuban-seed varietal regenerated by the brand’s agronomists to resurrect the unique aroma and tas te characteristics the tobacco possessed two decades earlier. The Dominican Pilot o Cubano 94 is combined with Nicaraguan and Honduran leaves, aged three and five years, respectively. The blend is bound with a Nicaraguan leaf.