⊗ The Romeo y Julieta Club is presented in a white cardboard pack of 20 with a lift-up lid. With a length of 96.5 mm and a diameter of 8.8 mm, these cigarritos are a great smoke for 15 minutes of rich Cuban flavors.
A relable and well costructed Cuban cigar with a very pleasing spicy finish. The Romeo Club produces a decent amount of smoke for such a small cigar. This cigar is consistently smooth and flavorful.
⊗ 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.