The Romeo y Julieta cigar line dates back to 1875 in the Cuban Republic. This brand is a prime cigar that can be utilized by all cadres of cigar enthusiasts. Its Reserva Real cigar blend is originally manufactured in the Dominican Republic and is a perfect emissary of the Romeo y Julieta cigar brand. The Reserva Real is available in a size 6 1/8 with a ring gauge of 52. The Romeo y Julieta has perfection in every aspect of its being i.e. aroma, construction and flavor. Romeo y Julieta is also known by its acronym RyJ. As a matter of fact the RyJ happens to be among the respected and older cigars brands in the market. Altadis market is responsible for the continued production of the Romeo y Julieta. Quite a number of cigar enthusiasts have identified the Romeo y Julieta as their first cigar box they ever bought when they were cigar rookies. Due to this simple fact, the Romeo y Julieta is more often than not the recommended cigar to new smokers. Another Romeo y Julieta blend is the Viejo which is Spanish for old. It exhibits nicely aged tobacco.
The RyJ boasts of a Connecticut shade wrapper which is sometimes grown in Ecuador. The filler of the Romeo y Julieta Reserva Real consists of a Nicaraguan and Dominican blend. The binder is Nicaraguan by origin. The RyJ Reserva Real can make for a perfect Christmas present especially to a fellow Cigar enthusiast or a brother of the leaf as they are sometimes referred to. This smoke is best enjoyed in those serene cigar bars which can aptly be described as cigar oasis where there are carefully selected accompanying drinks.
The Romeo y Julieta Reserva Real exhibits a wrapper that is golden tanned which in most instances is as a direct consequence of the wrapper being shade grown. The construction of this cigar is top notch with an impeccable fill. The RyJ holds a full and even light after being toasted on the foot. The pre light draw is characterized by well done woody undertones. Its draw is excellent with the timeless RyJ flavor strongly familiar. The entire cigar can be said to be woody in flavor and more so towards the finish. Its body is medium although some connoisseurs describe it as light bodied. Throughout the entire smoke, the RyJ is extremely smooth and very consistent though it had slight spicy undertones. Its burn is also even and requires no relighting whatsoever.
The RyJ is a cigar that can be said to be very straightforward and just what a starting cigar enthusiast will find utterly refreshing. Its flavor is consistent with the construction and burn displaying high quality workmanship. These are qualities that any self indulging cigar smoker out there would find very appealing. The RyJ Reserva Real #2 for example had copious amounts of smoke than the corona size. Newbie are advised to go for a RyJ cigar with a larger ring gauge. The overall rating of the Romeo y Julieta is an impressive 9 on a scale of 1-10. Go on, grab one of this classic solid cigar and you?ll not regret.