Burlington, NC – Santa Clara, Inc. is beginning broader distribution of the newly introduced Romeo y Julieta Crafted by A. J. Fernandez line of cigars. Romeo y Julieta Crafted by A. J. Fernandez is a collaboration between the Altadis U.S.A. Romeo y Julieta brand and Tabacalera Fernandez and is being crafted exclusively for Santa Clara, Inc.

A blend of the experience of Romeo y Julieta with the modern innovations of A. J. Fernandez, this exciting cigar is made in Nicaragua from the finest Habana 2000® Maduro wrapper, Nicaragua binder, and Nicaragua filler. This maduro-wrapped cigar is masterpiece worthy of any humidor.

The Romeo y Julieta brand has been an icon of the cigar industry since its first introduction back in 1875. With this long tradition of excellence, the Romeo y Julieta name can only be entrusted to craftsmen capable of building on its storied legacy. A. J. Fernandez has been chosen by Altadis U.S.A. to add his name to the history of the Romeo y Julieta brand for this new, exclusive cigar.

A. J. Fernandez began his career creating cigars for some of the biggest names in the industry before launching his own brands. His brands developed a cult following among cigar aficionados. And his factory, which began with just six rollers, now produces over nine million sticks a year.



The Romeo y Julieta Crafted by A. J. Fernandez is available in five sizes – Belicoso 6 x 52, Churchill 7 x 50, Gordo 6 x 60, Robusto 5 x 52 and Toro 6 x 52, with MSRPs ranging from $7.50 to $9.00 and in box counts of 20. It is a medium to full body cigar and loaded with creamy textured notes of cocoa, zesty spice, sweet cedar, and some subtle fruit notes on the palate.

“We are extremely proud to deliver to the market this collaborative project between two exciting entities. The blend they put together really makes a statement for both companies and I can’t wait to hear the customers reaction”, said a Santa Clara spokesperson.

Romeo y Julieta Crafted by A. J. Fernandez cigar

Romeo y Julieta Crafted by A. J. Fernandez

  • Wrapper: Habana 2000® Maduro
  • Binder: Nicaraguan
  • Filler: Nicaraguan
  • Factory: Tabacalera Fernandez S.A. (Nicaragua)
  • Production: Shop Exclusive
  • Packaging: 20-ct boxes
  • Vitolas: 5
  • Price: $7.50 – $9.00
  • Robusto: 5 x 52
  • Belicoso: 6 x 52
  • Toro: 6 x 52
  • Gordo: 6 x 60
  • Churchill: 7 x 50