Altadis USA will be adding a new cigar to its Romeo y Julieta line. The RyJ by Romeo y Julieta is scheduled to hit the shelves at the end of October. The unique thing about this cigar is that it will be the first Nicaraguan puro as a part of the Romeo y Julieta line. First details of this announcement were posted on a 10/9/13 story by Cigar Aficionado.
|RyJ by Romeo y Julieta|
We’ve been reporting on several hints that pointed to this announcement. First on the On the 6/1/13 Cigar Dave Show, Atladis Vice President Janelle Rosenfeld indicated the company was planning on launching two Nicaraguan puros at the 2013 IPCPR Trade Show. One of those cigars turned out to be the return of the Juan Lopez. The second cigar did not show up at the show. Last month, Rosenfeld was a guest on Kiss My Ash Radio and indicated their would be a new line coming under the Romeo y Julieta brand.
At a glance, here are the details as reported in the Cigar Aficionado story:
As mentioned the cigar is a Nicaraguan puro:
Wrapper: Nicaraguan (Proprietary)
Binder: (Double Nicaraguan) Esteli, Jalapa
Filler: Jalapa, Esteli, La Mia (Nicaraguan)
The RyJ by Romeo y Julieta is being launched in three sizes:
Bully Grande: 5 x 54
Toro: 6 x 52
Primaide: 6 1/8 x 54