The cigar world was abuzz when Rocky Patel
announced a new Special Edition of the popular Vintage 2003 Cameroon cigars,
but many were left scratching their heads as the only difference between the
two was that the Special Editions are box-pressed. One puff of these beauties,
however, and everyone realized just how special the sticks had become.
Amazingly complex with a never-ending range of flavors, the Vintage 2003
Cameroon Special Edition is a must for one and all!
The Special Edition Robusto is a beautifully
crafted 5 ½” x 50 cigar that uses the same 8 year aged Dominican and Nicaraguan
filler tobaccos as the standard edition along with the same Nicaraguan binder.
The same velvety aged Cameroon wrapper leaf also drapes the 55 minute smoke.
First light will bring a flood of cedar, coffee,
spice and pepper flavors that are strung together by a sweet and tasty sweet undertones.
The smoke is wondrously medium-bodied and gradually leans to the fuller side. A
rich and gloriously smooth finale brings the luscious smoke to a fantastic
As only 1,000 boxes were produced, the Rocky Patel
Vintage 2003 Cameroon Special Edition Robusto won’t be around forever. These
are cigars that will convince any enthusiast as to the finer attributes of box-pressing
and will prove a great companion to a fine Tawny Port.