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Habanos First Official Chinese New Year Release: Romeo y Julieta Maravillas 8. EGM Cigars

Habanos First Official Chinese New Year Release: Romeo y Julieta Maravillas 8

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve managed to get our hands on the Romeo y Julieta Maravillas 8 Cigar! It’s a special cigar that has been created in commemoration to the 2020 Chinese New Year - the year of the rat. Previously, the Chinese new year editions were exclusively released to the Spanish market - but this year, following the huge success, the Cuban cigars have been released worldwide.


The cigars come presented in a unique casing designed exclusively for the special occasion. The red-lacquered box is beautifully engraved with a gold rat on the front - housing 8 of these limited edition cigars. The number '8' is thought to bring good fortune in the Chinese culture - so perhaps this smoke could be your lucky charm! Each cigar is dressed with the brand’s band as well as an additional band decorated with a gold rat and the year ‘2020’.

Romeo y Julieta Maravillas 8 Cigar. EGM Cigars

The Maravillas 8 Cigar.

The cigar sports the Maravillas No.3 vitola - measuring at an impressive 155mm by 55 ring gauge. Inside you’ll a blend ‘totalmente a mano con tripa larga’ - totally handmade with long filler - all of which has been grown in the famous Vuelta Abajo. The cigar is made up of a great aromatic blend - creating a delicious medium-full bodied smoke. Check out our cigar glossary to discover more cigar-related terms. 

Since being established in 1875, Romeo y Julieta Cigars have consistently provided us aficionados with great smokes. They were the favourite of the famous politician Winston Churchill - leading them to create their famous Churchill range. They’re a brand with long-standing history and heritage - leading them to be a great part of the Cuban cigar industry.

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