The Rocky Patel Vintage line has always been highly regarded as some of the best cigars on the market. The Rocky Patel Vintage 1999 is the mellow bodied selection of the vintage line. Each cigar is wrapped in an aged Connecticut Shade wrapper. These cigars are a nice change of pace from your normal Rocky Patel cigars. The Connecticut shade wrapper that is used for the Rocky Patel Vintage 1999 has been aged for 7 years. The binder is Nicaraguan and the filler is a blend of Dominican and Nicaraguan tobacco. The filler and binder are the same blend as the other vintage lines. This cigar is a creamy smooth flavored cigar. A slight nutty flavor coats your tongue. The wrapper has a nice sheen on it and has no real visible veins. The burn on these cigars is slow and even. The Rocky Patel Vintage 1999 is offered in 7 different sizes. The flavor profile is sophisticated enough to make this one of the better Connecticut cigars on the market. The aged tobacco really makes this cigar sing. If you are a fan of mellow cigars, then this will for certain be at the top of your list.
Fantastic cigar with mild earthy tones. Smooth start, even burn and finishes off really well. When you don't have a ton of time, or simply want a fine cigar to enjoy for 30-45 minutes, this is my go to cigar for almost every day. Perfect with a Guinness or Stella.