Rocky Patel Premium Cigars (RPPC) has announced a new vitola to its Hamlet 25th Year line, a Salomon size. The new vitola was shown off at this summer’s IPCPR trade show and will be shipping late October. Like the rest of the line, it was created by Cuban cigar blender and master roller, Hamlet Paredes.
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If the name Hamlet Paredes sounds familiar, it's because he was a former Habanos S.A. ambassador who became famous among Cuban cigar smokers through his in-store rolling demonstrations and Cuban tobacco seminars held at tobacconists around the world. Rocky Patel met Paredes through one such tobacconist and offered him a job.
Rocky Patel Premium Cigars (RPPC) will debut the third line of cigars developed by Cuban master blender, Hamlet Paredes. It is called Liberation by Hamlet, and will be a single size figurado with a tapered head and shaggy foot. It’s meant as a testament to Hamlet’s talent as a cigar roller that is regularly displayed during his countless in-store events nationwide.
Rocky Patel and Hamlet Paredes are releasing a unique size has been added to the Tabaquero by Hamlet Paredes brand. It is a culebra that weaves three long and thin cigars into a sort of cigar braid. The Tabaquero Culebra was first introduced by in early 2017 and used promotionally at in-store Rocky Patel events where Hamlet himself was featured. The great popularity and novelty of the event culebra led to its addition to the Tabaquero by Hamlet line.