Rocky Patel ALR Second Edition is another line of Rocky Patel Cigars that coming with three vitola, each limited to 40,000 sticks only. The vitolas are:
- Rocky Patel ALR Second Edition Robusto (5 1/2 Inches long by 52 ring gauge)
- Rocky Patel ALR Second Edition Toro (6 1/2 inches long by 52 ring gauge)
- Rocky Patel ALR Second Edition Gordo or Sixty (6 inches long by 60 ring gauge)
Chief among the differences are that these cigars are box-pressed and come with different packaging.
The blend uses a Dominican Republic, Honduras and Nicaragua long-leaf filler, Honduran binder, and dark, oily Mexican san Andrés wrapper, makes the cigar theme purple and gold.
For the filler the tobacco leaf taken from Rocky Patel’s farms in Estelí and Condega, Nicaragua.
Rocky Patel ALR Second Edition History
Rocky blended this Rocky Patel ALR second edition cigar uses an exquisite San Andrés wrapper; this blend would develop even further with age. He only ordered quantities for a limited production of 100,000 sticks.
Then the cigars hand-rolled and keep in the aging room (aged additional two years in fragrant cedar bins for the utmost in taste and aroma) of the TaviCusa factory in Estelí.
This extensive aging result in the medium to-full bodied cigar delivers notes and graham cracker intertwined unique creamy smooth notes of earth, wood, black cherry, nuts and hint of espresso.
According to Rocky Patel that he told to Cigar Aficionado, that this cigar made by a small group of 10 master hand-rollers in Nicaragua.
That is why this Rocky Patel ALR second edition cigar produced in limited quantity.
This batch was hand-rolled in 2017 and now is ready for all cigar lovers who yearn to smoke the best cigars available in the market.
Due to the type of this cigar is box-pressed, so they can burn longer and with more consistent flavor, that make the smoker more enjoyed.
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Rocky Patel ALR Second Edition
The ALR Second Edition released this year, extended of the ALR first edition that released in 2018.
The first edition also produced with the same process that the blend and hand rolled in 2016, that the production also limited 120,000 sticks.
The ALR First Edition is silky and complex medium-bodied that truly decadent. The wrapper leaf used is a rare Ecuadorian grown Habano seed.
The cigar presents with the classic Nicaraguan peppery spice, along with notes of cocoa and coffee, with warm moods notes to boot.
ALR means is Aged-Limited-Rare, it means that the cigar has an extended aged by two years aging after the cigars hand-rolled,
Limited in the quantity, and rare because of the complexity of the taste and flavor, and also the process of making. These fine cigars are complete – silky, complex, medium-bodied.
This Second Edition released at the 2019 IPCPR Trade Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
If you are interested with this premium cigar, it is may you visit your tobacconist or order to the only shops that available….
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