|Shapes:||Gordo, Robusto, Toro, Torpedo|
Romeo – back in black!
For years, the Dominican Republic based Romeo y Julieta brand stayed small. Not necessarily in their popularity – this brand has been a mainstay in humidors for decades. But in their offerings. Carrying only a few classic Cuban sizes, RyJ was content to let their popular 1875 line drive home almost all the sales. A few years back, though, Romeo y Julieta introduced the ROMEO by RyJ concept – a slightly confusing name, but one which signals that the cigar under it is a more modern, complex cigar than the brand’s standard fare.
Today’s Romeo San Andres joins that family. Blended and made by A.J. Fernandez in Esteli, Nicaragua, Romeo San Andres is a dark and toothy powerhouse, featuring a Mexican San Andres wrapper leaf overtop choice Dominican and Nicaraguan long-fillers. The profile is dense and rich, offering up lots of chocolate, charred oak, and slight hints of earth and black pepper. It’s not your traditional Romeo fare, but if you like the cigars Nicaragua is producing today, I think you’ll quickly come to love this one.
For a limited time, enjoy a Romeo y Julieta 1875 Nicaragua Toro 5-Pack (worth $35) FREE with any qualifying Romeo y Julieta box purchase!
Welcome to Esteli, Romeo!
If I have to tell you how popular Romeo 1875 is, you’re either real green around these parts, or you’re living under a rock. One of the most successful Cuban-roots brands, Romeo y Julieta has been delighting cigar aficionados both old school and hipster for years now with its ties to old Havana. Delivering a consistently well-made product at a price that doesn’t break the bank, it’s no reason there’s a love story written around Romeo.
Today, we welcome the newest innovation from this decades old brand… Romeo y Julieta 1875 Nicaragua. This Nicaraguan makeover is a puro, meaning it contains 100% Nicaraguan leaves, manufactured in the famed Plasencia factory. Medium-bodied, complex, and balanced, Romeo 1875 Nicaragua delivers a toasty core, with hints of spice and natural sweetness.