Rocky Patel has a well-earned reputation for uncompromising quality. He has received so many stellar ratings and awards from industry groups and publications, he's in a class by himself. Every cigar he makes undergoes rigorous quality control measures to ensure that only the best cigars from the rolling table make it to a consumer's hand. No wonder his sticks are some of the most sought after in the world! This handmade may hail from Honduras but Rocky Patel is a master of all things tobacco so he takes advantage of the rich, fertile soils of Nicaragua which can produce some of the best tobacco in the world. The Rocky Patel LB1 Toro in your shipment today comes dressed with a stunning Ecuador Connecticut wrapper that secures a zesty Honduran binder. Underneath is a blend of fillers grown on Rocky Patel’s own farms in Condega and Estelí, Nicaragua with heavy ligero from the Jamastran Valley in Honduras for a little pizzazz. Medium to full in body, expect notes of toast, earth, leather, and coffee. Pair this smoke with Highland Park 12 or your favorite scotch.
Honduras has been a tobacco growing and cigar manufacturing area for hundreds of years, but it was the Communist revolution in Cuba that really put Honduras on the map. In the 1960s, many Cuban cigar makers fled their homeland and arrived in Honduras to re-establish their way of life. The immigrants took advantage of the climate, soil, and geography, which were well-suited to tobacco growing, and began producing high quality cigars. The center of the Honduran cigar industry is the city of Danli and the nearby Jamastran Valley. The majority of the world’s pure Corojo tobacco is grown here, now that Cuba has stopped production of this iconic, spicy, and rich variety in favor of Corojo hybrids. Other important areas of Honduran cigar production include the Talanga Valley, Copan, and Trojes.
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