A Complete Guide To Romeo y Julieta Cigars

A ubiquitous top-seller around the globe, the Romeo y Julieta brand has been one of the most respected names in fine cigars for well over a century. With a wide roster of handmade blends to appease all tastes, the modern-day Romeo y Julieta cigar line-up has all the bases covered. Browse our complete selection below and see which amazing Romeo cigars you may be missing out on.

Romeo y Julieta 1875

W – Indonesia

B – Dominican Republic

F – Dominican Republic

Strength: Medium

Origin: Dominican Republic

The best-selling Romeo y Julieta 1875 cigar comes with an enduring reputation for consistency, delivering a satisfying premium smoke in every handmade stick. Expertly rolled in La Romana, Dominican Republic in a variety of traditional sizes, this medium-bodied blend is famous for its creamy and toasty flavors of aged cedar, nuts, coffee, and hints of spice that provide a smooth experience at any time of day.

Romeo y Julieta 1875 Nicaragua

W – Nicaragua

B – Nicaragua

F – Nicaragua

Strength: Medium

Origin: Nicaragua

Crafted using 100% Nicaraguan Habano tobaccos, the Romeo y Julieta 1875 Nicaragua delivers a rich complexity of flavors with the immaculate balance that Romeo is known for. Harmoniously hearty in tones of oak, leather, nuts, and spice, these opulent cigars are handmade to the highest standards in Esteli by the legendary Plasencia cigar family.

Romeo y Julieta 1875 Connecticut Nicaragua

W – Nicaragua

B – Nicaragua

F – Nicaragua

Strength: Medium

Origin: Nicaragua

A medium-bodied innovation from Rafael Nodal, creator of the acclaimed Aging Room cigar series, Romeo y Julieta 1875 Connecticut Nicaragua cigars is an exceptionally creamy smoke with surprisingly rich flavor tones. An initially smooth and woody profile gives way to many nuances in flavor with hints of baked apple, spices, maple, and more.

Romeo y Julieta 1875 Robolo

W – Indonesia

B – Dominican Republic

F – Dominican Republic

Strength: Medium

Origin: Dominican Republic

A short and stout expression of the original Romeo y Julieta 1875 blend recipe, the Romeo y Julieta 1875 Robolo measures in at a succinct 4 ½ x 60. Despite its compact size, the 1875 Robolo uses a Churchill’s-worth of tobacco in its composition, resulting in a great concentration of the dense woody and creamy flavors that have made the blend a worldwide favorite.

Primer Lote by Romeo y Julieta

W – Nicaragua

B – Dominican Republic

F – Dominican Republic

Strength: Medium

Origin: Nicaragua

Notes of sweet cedar and coffee permeate the Primer Lote’s dense medium-bodied profile, with hints of pepper, citrus, and earthiness popping up in all the right places. Comprised of a rare Habana 2000 wrapper leaf over a Dominican Piloto binder and a choice blend of vintage Dominican filler leaves, this exclusive Romeo y Julieta cigar is a lively smoke that ages beautifully.

Romeo 505 Nicaragua by Romeo y Julieta

W – Nicaragua

B – Nicaragua

F – Nicaragua

Strength: Full

Origin: Nicaragua

A dynamic full-bodied cigar created by the incredible Grupo de Maestros blend team, Romeo 505 Nicaragua cigars use 100% Nicaraguan tobaccos to introduce a deliciously bold profile to the Romeo y Julieta portfolio. Brazenly rich, spicy, and complex, the Nicaragua 505 oozes with deep and nuanced tasting notes of earth, leather, big black pepper, dried fruit, and more.

Romeo by Romeo y Julieta

W – Ecuador

B – Dominican Republic

F – Dominican Republic

Strength: Full

Origin: Dominican Republic

Boasting wide ring gauges and a world of rich flavor, the cool-burning Romeo by Romeo y Julieta owes its excellent balance to its blend combo of robust Dark Ecuadorian Habano wrapper over mellow Dominican Olor binder and a unique mix of Dominican Piloto and Olor filler tobaccos. Smoky and meaty in taste with notes of earth, black pepper, dark chocolate, and more, the Romeo hits the sweet spot between bold and smooth for an eventful smoke that satisfies absolutely.

Romeo San Andres by Romeo y Julieta

W – Mexico

B – Nicaragua

F – Nicaragua, Dominican Republic

Strength: Full

Origin: Nicaragua

The result of an all-star collaboration between industry icons AJ Fernandez and Rafael Nodal and the world-famous Romeo y Julieta brand, the Romeo San Andres by Romeo y Julieta is a full-bodied work of art with deliciously dark flavors. Wrapping an oily San Andres leaf over dense Nicaraguan binder and finely aged Dominican and Nicaraguan filler tobaccos, the Romeo San Andres conveys a balanced ensemble of spicy dark chocolate, sweet earth, dark fruit, and creamy roasted nut tasting notes over the course of a slow, even burn.

Romeo y Julieta Grand Exhibition

W – Nicaragua

B – Nicaragua

F – Nicaragua

Strength: Medium

Origin: Nicaragua

An exercise in elegance, the Romeo y Julieta Grand Exhibition spins a fine mix of Nicaraguan tobaccos into a masterfully smooth and inviting flavor experience. Offering rounded tones of toasted almond, cedar, and soft leather with hints of white pepper, this medium-bodied puro inspired by the World’s Fair exhibitions of yore burns with grace, tastes like luxury, and upholds the grand Romeo y Julieta tradition of excellence.

Romeo y Julieta Reserve

W – Nicaragua

B – Nicaragua

F – Nicaragua, Honduras

Strength: Medium-full

Origin: Honduras

Originally known as the Romeo y Julieta Habana Reserve, the Romeo y Julieta Reserve cigar marries the legendary smoothness of Romeo with the rich, hearty flavor of the best Nicaraguan & Honduran long-filler tobaccos. Boasting big earthy-spicy flavor and a beautiful aroma, this classic blend has been a mainstay in the humidors of aficionados for decades.

Romeo y Julieta Minis

W – Ecuador

B – Dominican Republic

F – Dominican Republic

Strength: Mellow

Origin: Dominican Republic

A shortcut to the relaxing Romeo magic you crave, Romeo y Julieta Minis are smooth compact cigarillos made with fine tobaccos that you can enjoy on your coffee break. Available in Original, Aroma, and Blue varieties, these 2 7/8 x 20 small cigars offer laid-back rich taste that hits the spot when you’re pressed for time.

Romeo y Julieta Reserva Real

W – Ecuador

B – Dominican Republic

F – Dominican Republic, Nicaragua

Strength: Medium

Origin: Dominican Republic

Wrapped in a silky, golden-hued Ecuadorian Connecticut leaf, the Romeo y Julieta Reserva Real imparts deep and delicate flavor with a gorgeous creamy finish. Delectable notes of cedar, coffee, and white pepper create a symmetrical profile to elevate any ordinary occasion.

Romeo Y Julieta Reserva Real Nicaragua

W – Nicaragua

B – Nicaragua

F – Nicaragua

Strength: Full

Origin: Nicaragua

Rated as high as 92 by Cigar Aficionado, the Romeo Y Julieta Reserva Real Nicaragua brings you a stronger and richer take on the best-selling Reserva Real. These puros are crafted using 100% Nicaraguan tobaccos to deliver rich and refined full-bodied character and flavor. Blended by the unstoppable duo of Rafael Nodal and A.J. Fernandez, the Reserva Real Nicaragua reveals notes of cedar, spice, almond, leather, and more through a slow and satisfying burn.

Romeo y Julieta Reserve Maduro

W – USA

B – Nicaragua

F – Nicaragua, Peru, Dominican Republic

Strength: Medium-full

Origin: Dominican Republic

Bold, smooth, and sweet, the Romeo y Julieta Reserve Maduro is a classic smoke for lovers of dark decadence. Wrapped in the brand’s proprietary Black Connecticut Broadleaf, this juicy medium-full-bodied blend is filled out with a dense Nicaraguan binder and a smooth mix of Nicaraguan, Peruvian and Dominican long-fillers to achieve its legendary deep taste and enticing aroma.

Romeo y Julieta Vintage

W – Ecuador

B – Mexico

F – Dominican Republic

Strength: Mellow-medium

Origin: Dominican Republic

Quite possibly the most seamlessly smooth Romeo y Julieta cigar ever released, the Vintage cloaks its Mexican binder and aged Dominican fillers in a silky Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade wrapper for a mesmerizing mellow smoke. With its gentle ensemble of coffee, cream, and cedar tasting notes tempered by light spices, common responses to the Romeo Vintage’s flavor profile include “ooh”, “wow”, and “yum.”

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