Cigar Aficionado

Rocky Patel Vintage 1999 Connecticut Churchill
48 48
Tasting Note
Yellowish with a spotty wrapper, this Churchill starts out quite grassy before becoming woody with faint touches of nuts and honey. Vague hints of cocoa on the finish are fleeting.
Body Mild
Size Churchill
Ring Gauge 48
Length 7"
Filler Nicaragua, Dom. Rep.
Binder Nicaragua
Wrapper U.S.A./Conn. Shade
Issue Cigar Aficionado – Feb 01, 2019
Price $10.10
More Reviews of this Cigar
Issue: Cigar Aficionado: Dec 01, 2017 | Score: 87

As the light, greenish wrapper of this Churchill suggests, it's a mild smoke with some cream and lemon citrus notes. Faint baking spices are also detectable, but the finish is papery.

Cigar Aficionado's 100-Point Scale
  • Classic: 95-100
  • Outstanding: 90-94
  • Very good to excellent: 80-89
  • Average to good commercial quality: 70-79
  • Don't waste your money: 0-69
100-Point Scale