Romeo y Julieta Coronitas en Cedro
I think it’s safe to say that anytime I’m getting ready to light up a Cuban cigar I get pretty excited about it! Must be one of those things like you feel a little dangerous because they have been taboo for so long and fairly difficult to get. So I always am a little giddy when I pull one out of my humidor to smoke.
That same feeling arose when I pulled out this Romeo y Julieta Coronitas en Cedro. I tend to keep all my Cuban cigars at the bottom of my humi. That way it keeps me from reaching for them all the time. I have to take out a couple of trays to get to them and sometimes I’m just lazy and take something off the top. However, I decided I needed to do a review of a Cuban that I got in a sampler pack from one of our site sponsors Cigar Terminal.
I dug in a little bit and couldn’t find any cool stories on this cigar. Very simply it’s just a petit corona Cuban cigar from Romeo y Juliet. Nothing crazy about the blend, it’s a Cuban puro and that’s really all there is to it! So let’s jump into the looks and flavor profile of this little guy.
I don’t have any idea what the box looks like, because this came in a sampler pack. However, this Romeo y Julieta Coronitas en Cedro is wrapped in a cedar sleeve and the band is on that cedar sleeve. So when you remove that sleeve the band comes with it. I actually tried to put the band back on the barrel of the cigar and it was too loose and just slid down to the foot of the cigar. I know I’m probably weird, but I actually like to keep the band on the cigar for most of the smoke. A, it helps when I’m taking pictures for these reviews, and B, I just like it on there.
Nothing ultra glamorous about the cigar, it has a slightly veiny wrapper that doesn’t look as clean and smooth as some other higher end Cubans that I’ve smoked but there’s nothing wrong with that. This cigar is meant to be a quick and affordable smoke.
After I clipped the head off with my Xikar Xi I tested the draw and it was great. Just a slight resistance but open enough to pass through some good notes. The entire time smoking I never had an issue. The ash never got that long, it was a little fragile so I knocked it off every so often so that it wouldn’t end up in my lap. The wife hates when I get ashes on my jeans. The entire way through it was a great smoking experience and I was even able to pair the tasty Pilar Sherry Finish Rum that I reviewed recently. It made for a very tasty and flavorful pairing. Speaking of flavors, lets hop down and dive into it!
On the cold draw I was able to pick up some notes of sweet tobacco, leather and earth. Some of those trademark flavors from Cuban cigars. Once I got the fire going through the barrel the spice kicked up a little bit on the retrohale and I was able to find stronger earth notes as well as a hefty nutty flavor lingering around on the finish. What I love is that this cigar wasn’t overpowering in any way it was just a nice simple cigar that was easy to enjoy and smoke. The flavors were well balanced and offered a bit of complexity to it. Heck for around $4 a stick on Cigar Terminal it’s really hard to beat this very enjoyable quick smoke! Especially when it comes to the winter time I don’t want to spend more than 45-60 mins outside smoking. This is a great size to enjoy in the coming winter months.
Would I Buy It Again?
Absolutely. I really enjoyed this little Romeo y Julieta Coronitas en Cedro.
Is It an Every Day Smoke?
I think at $4 a stick it’s very much an everyday cigar.
Would I Buy a Box?
Certainly, it’s hard to beat the price of the cigar and the quality that you get with it.
I think if you’re looking for a nice cheap Cuban cigar that you can smoke in a hurry this Romeo y Julieta Coronitas en Cedro is right up your alley. It’s a great flavored cigar and quick smoke time make it a win win in my book. If you’re looking to score a box make sure to check out our friends at Cigar Terminal and they can hook you up!