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Rocky Patel Royale gets a 6 x 60

Rocky Patel Premium Cigars issued a press release announcing the expansion of its Rocky Patel Royale brand. The company is adding a vitola called 60 (a 6 x 60) to the lineup.

According to the release, “The new size was added due to consumer demand for a standard gordo size. Rocky Patel Royale Sixty will be packaged in 20-count boxes and has a suggested retail price of $12 per cigar.”

The brand made its debut at the 2013 IPCPR trade show, and the cigar landed a spot on Cigar Snob’s Top 25 Cigars 2013. The 60 joins several other vitolas of Rocky Patel Royale: Corona, Robusto, Toro, Torpedo, Colossal, and Toro Tubo. The 60 will be a round parejo like the Colossal and Toro Tubo, while all the other vitolas are box-pressed.

 
 

Rocky Patel releases Vintage 1999 Minis

 
image: Rockt Patel Premium Cigars

image: Rockt Patel Premium Cigars

 

Rocky Patel Premium Cigars announced that, starting in April 2017, its popular Vintage 1999 series will be made available in a small new vitolas called Minis.

The cigars are manufactured at Honduran American Tobacco S.A. in Danlí, Honduras. The Minis measure 4 ¼ x 32 and feature the same aged Connecticut shade wrapper that smokers recognize from other Vintage 1999 formats.

Rocky Patel, President and CEO of RPPC, describes the Minis as “the perfect mild smoke in under ten minutes.”

In a press release issued by Rocky Patel Premium Cigars, Executive Vice President Nish Patel described the Minis as maintaining “that creamy, buttery, ‘nuttery’ taste, just like the other 1999 shapes.”

The Vintage 1999 Minis are packaged in 10-count tins that retail for $17.