Cigar Spotlight: Rocky Patel Decade

The Decade is one of the highest-rated of all the cigars created by Rocky Patel and his team. The name celebrates the tenth anniversary of the company, and it was introduced in 2006. In seeking the formula for this tasty cigar, various blends were mixed and tried with an assortment of wrappers until a combination was formed that delivered the desired flavor and performance. Besides being a very flavorful cigar, the RP Decade is beautifully constructed. It features a traditional box press that adds to the elegant stature of these smokes. Rocky Patel Decade cigars are made in El Paraíso, Honduras at the RP Premium Cigars factory. Rocky Patel Cigars Tobacco Blend and Flavor The pride of the Decade cigars is the gorgeous wrapper. It’s a dark Sumatran wrapper cultivated in the rich soils of Ecuador where some of the best wrapper leaves in the world are cultivated. The website says that the binder and the mix of the filler are “secret,” but both are believed to originate in Nicaragua. Rocky Patel Cigars Ratings This is one of those rare cigars that enjoy nearly unanimous praise. Rocky Patel Decade reviews from Cigar Aficionado have been as high as 95, an impressive score achieved by the Decade Torpedo. The Robusto earned a 93 and the Lonsdale was rated 92. Those are impressive marks that put the Rocky Patel Decade in the upper echelons of the cigar market. Rocky Patel Decade Cigars at Cigars Direct We keep a handful of sizes in stock at all times, so you’re sure to find a Vitola that will please. A range of ring gauges from 44 to 52 is available. Go straight to our RP Decade page for the current selection. When this post was penned, our stock included:
  • 6.5x44 Lonsdale
  • 5.5x50 Robusto
  • 6.5x52 Toro
  • 6.5x52 Torpedo
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