In an industry built on name recognition and reputation, Rocky Patel's passion has brought his brand to heights unseen by most boutique cigar manufacturers. His hard work and long hours have been paying off in big ways. A survivor of the cigar boom, Patel has outlasted his competition with unrivaled persistence on his quest for perfection. Originally an entertainment lawyer in Los Angeles, Mr. Patel was introduced to cigars on the back lots of Hollywood studios. Fine cigars quickly became a passion for him, and he became one the original founding members of the Grand Havana Club. Currently producing 20,000,000 cigars annually Patel elucidates, "Cigar manufacturing is an art form that has transcended over generations." Three hundred different hands touch the tobacco from the time a seedling is planted in the ground, to the time a cigar is placed in a box for final shipment.
The 1990 Vintage is a mild to medium body cigar with a nutty, caramel essence. This cigar is highlighted by a 12 year old Honduran Broadleaf wrapper that has softened in strength over the years; yet gained in complexity and flavor. Renowned for its elegance and balance, the 1990 Vintage features an impressive 92 rating.