Status Romeo y Julieta is a current pre-Revolution brand, launched around the 1850s and was officially registered in 1873. The range was fully established by 1875 and this is the year that the Aniversario Humidors date from. It is classified by Habanos as a Global brand, and has a major market share.
Generally The range comprises medium strength cigars, using tobacco from the premium Vuelta Abajo region. There is a non-Cuban brand with the same name.
Standard Production Cigars Until the 1980s all cigars were pre-1960 releases. Special packaging was available pre-1960 until discontinued in the 1980s.
Special Releases Special releases commenced in 1999 with the inclusion of Romeo y Julieta cigars in the Siglo XXI Humidor.
Standard Band A c1970s to c2008 -- Discontinued Embossed
Standard Band B - Cedros de Luxe c2002 to c2008 -- Discontinued Embossed
Standard Band C - Gold text; Lines to band edge deleted Special Releases: 2005 & 2008 Standard production: c2008? Embossed
Tubos pre-c2008 - Special Romeo y Julieta Churchill band. Tubos post-c2008 - Standard band B with Special Churchill band. B10, B25 - standard band A.
Standard tubes used to c2008, then replaced by the premium tube.
Dress Box of 25 cigars Dress Box of 25 cigars in aluminium tubes Dress Box of 10 cigars in aluminium tubes Cardboard Pack of 3 cigars in aluminium tubes Dress Box of 10 cigars (discontinued c2000). Cajón of 100 cigars (discontinued c1980s).
Standard tube until c2008, then new design introduced.
Dress Box of 10 cigars in aluminium tubes Cardboard Pack of 3 cigars in aluminium tubes Cardboard Pack of 5 cigars in aluminium tubes Dress Box of 25 cigars in aluminium tubes Cajón of 100 cigars in aluminium tubes (discontinued c1980).
Dress Box of 25 cigars in cellophane (discontinued 2002). Dress Box of 25 cigars (discontinued 2002). Cardboard Pack of 3 cigars in cellophane (discontinued c1970s). Cardboard Pack of 5 cigars in cellophane (discontinued c1970s).
Cazadores - a standard production sizeCedros de Luxe No.1 - a standard production sizeCelestiales Finos - a standard production sizeChurchills - a standard production sizeExhibicion No.4 - a standard production sizePetit Julietas - a standard production sizeRomeo No.1 Deluxe - a standard production sizeRomeo No.2 Deluxe - a standard production sizeRomeo No.3 Deluxe - a standard production sizeRomeos - a reinstated production size
Numbered Special Humidor of 2000 cigars comprising 20 brands (21 made).
A 1999 release. 1999-01-01
Free-standing electronic (temperature & humidity controlled) humidor made to commemorate the Millennium.
Standard band D with special Short Churchills band, and X Festival del Habano band.
Black lacquered Boîte Nature Box of 10 cigars comprising 9 brands (20,000 made).
A 2009 release. 2009-01-01Boxes date from DIC 08.
This release is a replica of a special commemorative case gifted to attendees of the tenth Habanos festival in Cuba. The case contains a selection of standard production cigars released in the previous ten years.