Basic Information: Rocky Patel Edge Maduro

Manufacturer – Rocky Patel Cigars

Size – Toro

Wrapper – Habano Maduro

Tobacco Blend – Honduras

Pricing – $6.60

Body – Medium

Construction/Appearance:

This cigar is solid to the touch and dark chocolate in color with long veins running down the sides. This has tight invisible seams as well.  

Pre-Light: 

Aroma – Cedar and Spice

Type of Cut – Straight

Cold Draw – Cedar and Golden Raisin

After Toast:

First Third – Wood, Cedar spice and pepper start this third and gives a real earthy like finish.  Nutty note mixed in with the cedar and spice a bit once this settles in. The pepper hangs around on the finish. The burn is sharp and ash holds through the third.

Second Third – This third has the cedar followed by a perfumed floral and espresso like finish. The burn remains sharp and ash fell at the halfway point.

Final Third – The cedar, espresso and spice really amp up here in this third. The burn remains sharp. 

Suggested Pairing:

Wine – Septimo Malbec

Bourbon – Rabbit Hole

Overall Experience:

This Rocky Patel Edge Maduro has a nice complexity level to it with different experiences in each third. For the price it is a great cigar to pick up for an occasion.

Ratings:

Cigar Aficionado – 87pts.

About Rocky Patel Cigars – http://rockypatel.com

Rocky Patel Edge Maduro