Romeo y Julieta
Named after William Shakespeare's tragic lovers, the origins of Romeo y Julieta as a Habano date back to 1875.
The brand rose to international fame during the early years of the
20th Century under the direction of Don ‘Pepin' Fernandez, a talented
promoter, who was amongst the first to recognise the power of the cigar
band. During his hey day no less than 20,000 different bands were used
Winston Churchill became a devotee of Romeo y Julieta. Since his
visit to Havana in 1946, his name has not only been commemorated on a
band but it has also served to describe the marque's most famous size
measuring 7 inches (178 mm) by 47 ring gauge - the Churchill.
Romeo y Julieta's balanced and aromatic blend of selected leaves from
the Vuelta Abajo region make it the classic medium bodied Habano.
Today Romeo y Julieta is as well known around the world as ever and
offers the widest range of totalmente a mano, tripa larga - totally hand
made, long filler - sizes available in any Habano brand.