Cigar Review: Rocky Patel Vintage 1999 Connecticut Robusto

August 12, 2010
Cigar: Rocky Patel Vintage 1999 Connecticut Robusto
Binder: Nicaraguan
Wrapper: Connecticut
Tobacco: Dominican/Nicaraguan
Length: 5 1/2
Ring Gauge: 50
I am a creature of habit. Once I really like something, I own it and live with it every day until I get tired of it. So with cigars there are very few I specifically seek out. The first stogie that fell on my must smoke list was the Rocky Patel Vintage 1999 Connecticut. As a new smoker I was big into milder cigars and I heard great things about this stick.
The Rocky Patel Vintage 1999 is made with one of the oldest Connecticut shade wrappers is touted as a mild cigar that offers real flavor and complexity. Most mild cigars are light smokes, so when I heard about this cigar and its flavor profile I was very excited. 

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