- Typical Cuban flavors packed in a 40 minutes smoke
- The tin can has a flip-top that opens up when the Romeo y Julieta logo is pressed, reminiscent of pocket cigar holders of the 1970s
SIZE & FIT
Ring Gauge 42 Length 5.1″ Strength Medium Duration 40 – 60 Mins
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Developed in 1875 by Inocencio Alvarez and Mannin Garcia, this brand immediately showed its quality by winning gold medals in four universal expositions between 1885 and 1900. But it really took off after its acquisition in 1903 by Jose Rodriguez Fernandez, known as “Pepin.” Named for the lovers in William Shakespeare’s tragedy of the same name (written circa 1596), the brand also is traditionally credited with the introduction of the “Churchill” shape in honor of the British statesman Winston Churchill (note the name of the factory shape for this size: the “Julieta 2.”).
Fernandez promoted his brand with endless energy and at one time, his Rodriguez, Arguelles y Cia. the factory produced upward of 2,000 different cigar bands, personalized for their very best customers. Fernandez died at age 88 in 1954. but his efforts to survive him as his full-flavored Romeo y Julieta brand is one of the most widely known and appreciated in the world today.