Cigar Review: Rocky Patel Vintage 1999 Connecticut


Rocky Patel presents another very well-balanced cigar with the Vintage 1999 Connecticut. The cigar is rolled in Nicaragua and has a Connecticut wrapper from 1999. It contains a Nicaraguan binder and fillers from the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua; all of which are aged seven years. This cigar has a light brown color and sports a white and gold band.


Size: Churchill
Wrapper: Connecticut
Origin: Honduras
Filler: Dominican Republic, Nicaraguan
Strength: Mild-Medium

The Review



The Rocky Patel Vintage 1999 offers a very light earthy spice when first lit up.  It has a really clean and full draw which offers a lot of smoke.



Fifteen minutes into this cigar, it begins to present a toasty almond note, clean dry oakyness, and it is very smooth and sweet on the end. It provides a great draw and a nice even burn.



Halfway through the 99′, it presents a hint of sweet cream flavor and a nice toasted almond finish.  The burn is remaining even and the draw is very consistent.



The Rocky Patel Vintage 99′ finishes off with a nice almond flavor. The sweetness has disappeared, and the dry oak notes have taken its place. It’s pleasantly smooth and dry with a cream finish. The burn has been consistent not needing a touch-up at all.



The Rocky Patel Vintage Connecticut 1999 is a mature and smooth smoke.  It has a clean toasted almond flavor with hints of oak and cream flavors.  This cigar is easy to enjoy any time of day and for any occasion.  If you would like a nice smoke with great flavor without being over-powered this should be your go to cigar.

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