At this year’s 2017 IPCPR Trade Show, Rocky Patel Premium Cigars will introduce the Rocky Patel Vintage 2006 San Andreas, the fifth installment in the company’s Vintage Series.
The Rocky Patel Vintage 2006 San Andreas features an 11-year-old San Andreas Mexican wrapper, a Connecticut Broadleaf binder, and Nicaraguan fillers. The cigar is rolled at Rocky Patel Premium Cigars’ TaviCusa factory in Estelí, Nicaragua. This is a departure from the previous four installments of the Vintage Series – which are produced in Honduras. The Vintage Series 2006 is available in four sizes (Robusto, Toro, Churchill, Sixty) – each packaged in 20-count boxes.
“Just when you think you had all the answers, we’ve gone and changed the questions,” stated Rocky Patel, company president and CEO, in a press release announcing the 2006 Vintage. “We’ve reinvented Vintage.”
Previous editions of the Vintage Series include the Vintage 1990 (Broadleaf), Vintage 1992 (Sumatra), Vintage 1999 (Connecticut Shade), and Vintage 2003 (Cameroon).
At a glance, here is a look at the Rocky Patel Vintage 2006 San Andreas:
Wrapper: San Andreas Mexican
Binder: Connecticut Broadleaf
Country of Origin: Nicaragua (TaviCusa)
Robusto:5 1/2 x 50 (SRP $9.55)
Toro: 6 1/2 x 52 (SRP $10.10)
Churchill: 7 x 48 (SRP $10.10)
Sixty: 6 x 60 (SRP $11.75)
How is Rocky Patella or any other cigar mfg, able to introduce a brand new cigar under the current FDA regulations?