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Habanos S.A. launches for the first time in Spain and Worldwide Romeo y Julieta Tacos 2018 Limited Edition

Club Pasión Habanos presents this Limited Edition in the Spanish capital on 8th September.

Romeo y Julieta Tacos 2018 Limited Edition, which its production and development process has been very thoughtful, will be present in the Spanish market since 10th September.

Tabacalera, official distributor in Spain, is launching its world preview of the Romeo y Julieta Tacos 2018 , a that has been reclaimed from the 1970s (Tacos Imperiales, 49 ring gauge x 168 mm length) and that is released in a 25-unit regular box.  

The presentation of Romeo y Julieta Tacos 2018 Limited Edition will take place on 8th September in Madrid in an event inspired by this legendary brand and organized by Club Pasión Habanos under the “Nos une la passion – Passion unites us” slogan. Members will not only have the privilege of tasting this Habano but will also enjoy other Romeo y Julieta Habanos, as well as other experiences designed to stimulate the senses: a selection of gourmet products from several Premium brands, music, and a carefully designed cocktail dinner, together with other unexpected surprises.

All the Habanos of this Limited Edition have been made “con ” – Totally by Hand with Long Filler – and their leaves are specially selected from the * area in *, Cuba*, the best tobacco-growing land in the world. This product’s limited and meticulous production and development processes are carried out by expert Cuban torcedores – cigar rollers – working painstakingly to meet the expectations of the most demanding Habanos aficionados.

Habanos Limited Editions are highly appreciated and awaited by enthusiasts every year. They main characteristic is that their vitolas are not included in the brands’ regular portfolios. They are distinguished by their specially selected leaves – wrapper, filler and binder -, which have been aged for not less than two years.

The term “Habanos” has been used since the late nineteenth century to identify the finest cigars in the world, although Cuban tobacco was already considered to be the best in the world back in the eighteenth century. Habanos is an internationally recognised Protected Appellation of Origin (P.A.O.), reserved for identifying cigars over 3 grams, traditionally designated under said denomination, made Totalmente a Mano -Totally By Hand – in Cuba according to the quality standards established by the Cuban tobacco industry, under the supervision of the Habanos P.A.O. Regulatory Council.

Romeo y Julieta was created as a Habanos brand in 1875, with its origin in the tragic play of the same name by that giant of English literature, William Shakespeare. Today, Romeo y Julieta enjoys great prestige all over the world and offers the widest range of vitolas in the Habanos brand, all produced Totalmente a Mano con Tripa Larga- Totally by Hand with Long Filler. Since its birth in 1875, Romeo y Julieta has become one of the best known of the Habanos cigars, and is especially valued by those who appreciate a harmonious blend with an excellent aroma.

La Denominación de Origen Protegida (D.O.P.) que ampara a los mejores marcas elaboradas en Cuba con los requisitos más exigentes establecidos por el Consejo Regulador, con tabacos cultivados únicamente en ciertas áreas de la isla también protegidas como Denominaciones de Origen.
Mujeres que despalillan: las hojas de tripa y capote (en los Despalillos), y las hojas de capa (en las Fábricas).
Región tabacalera en la parte oriental de Cuba. Fue en Bariay donde desembarcó Colón en 1492 y descubrió el tabaco cubano. Es Denominación de Origen Protegida. Todavía hoy se cultiva aquí el tabaco aunque no para la producción de Habanos.
Producciones especiales de Habanos que se realizan de forma excepcional en pequeñas cantidades, en las que las hojas de tripa, capote y capa han sido añejadas un mínimo de 5 años antes de torcer el Habano. Se identifican por un sello exterior en el cajón y una segunda anilla en cada Habano de colores negro y dorado.
Hojas completas del tabaco.
Palabra con muchos significados. En Cuba se refiere al tamaño y forma de un Habano: vitola de galera - nombre del formato en fábrica. Vitola de salida -nombre comercial. También es un tamaño particular de Habano dentro de un tipo de envase. En España se le llama así a la anilla del Habano (vitolfilia es el coleccionismo de anillas de puros).
Consiste en retirar las hojas de los cujes para agruparlas en forma de gavilla.
La más antigua región productora de tabaco de Cuba, protegida como Denominación de Origen. Es fuente de las hojas para la marca de Habanos José L. Piedra.