The Torano Exodus was even better the second time around.
There is something about a toro. I dont know what it is. The size is just perfect for me. Plus Im always guaranteed a perfect burn. This is a Nicaraguan puro with a Cuban-seed corojo wrapper. I prefer Nic cigars and corojo is my favorite wrapper. It lends itself to a stronger taste and flavor profile. The cigar is full bodied cigar, not medium as advertised, with notes of pepper, leather and earth. Plus halfway through,a sweet tobacco flavor kicks in. Shortly after that, it gets very creamy. To me, creamy is the best part of any cigar. On occasion, the robusto has an almond and peanut profile with a terrific spicy finish. I dont get those flavors with the other sizes. I also get hints of dark coffee; espresso. If you are a fan of Pepin Garcia cigars then you will enjoy a 5 Vegas Miami.
his cigar started with a nutty flavor... maybe hazelnut and I thought I could taste almond. The smoke took on a spicy peppery tone that came up to meet the nutty flavor. The smoke was white and had a pleasant aroma. The ash was solid. The cigar burned perfectly. I have never seen anything burn that straight. About halfway through the cigar, the draw went from firmer to easier. It took about 2 hours to smoke. Apparently, prior to rolling, Honduran tobaccos are aged for a minimum of 5 years, then wrapped in a golden Connecticut shade wrapper. I could taste a caramel-like creaminess that follows a peppery start. But it mellows into a smoothness with creaminess. It stays utterly consistent from here on out, well-balanced. This is a great morning smoke. But I also found, that after a long day, it tastes great while winding down after dinner with a cocktail. The creaminess and nuttiness compliments my aged Scotch perectly. But the best part is that these smokes seem like they are giving them away. Less than $2.50 each! LOL! Thats a steal!
The Rocky Patel Connecticut Toro is a good value cigar. The wrapper leaf is smooth itself, but i did notice a slight wrinkle in the wrapper on one ocassion. Notes of slight cream and a little sweet. Other hints of slight vegetable and a little grassy. A good mild cigar at a great price.
Great stick, mild taste, nice even burn,nice ash,good taste right to the end.