Oliva Serie V - Melanio Gran Reserva Robusto Cigar - 1 Single

Oliva Serie V - Melanio Gran Reserva Robusto Cigar - 1 Single
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Description Ref # 110202

Length: 5"
Ring Gauge: 52
Wrapper: Ecuadorian
Binder: Nicaraguan
Filler: Nicaraguan
Vitolas: 5 Natural

Hand-rolled using ligero fillers, known for their robust and rich flavors.The Serie V is full flavored but smooth. The long filler tobaccos are a blend of Oliva Nicaraguan that features tobacco from the Jalapa region.

It's been five years in the making process, this cigar is certain to exceed premium cigar aficionados high expectations.

A little bit of background to Oliva...

The Oliva Cigar story began in the late 1800s, when Melanio Oliva started growing cigar tobacco in Cuba. His heirs carried on the family tradition in the fields, but it was his grandson Gilberto Oliva Sr. who began making cigars.

As with so many cigar stories, Gilberto Oliva Sr. faced a difficult road. He left his native Cuba in 1964, and eventually started working for the Plasencia family in Honduras. In 1995 he and his son Gilberto Jr. created a cigar within Plasencia’s factory called Gilberto Oliva. A year later, they set out to open a factory of their own, and shortened their brand name to Oliva.

Nicaraguan tobacco helped Oliva survive. The cigar that brought it to the attention of connoisseurs debuted in 2006: Oliva Serie V. Made by a small group of rollers and blended for strength and style, the Serie V line was an immediate hit. In 2012, to pay tribute to the first man in the family to grow cigar tobacco, Oliva added the Melanio version, which is distinguished from the original by its Sumatra-seed wrapper grown in Ecuador. The No. 1 Cigar of the Year 2014, Oliva Serie V Melanio Figuarado has rich, big notes of leather framed by a range of coffee, caramel and woody intonations. It’s a classic smoke.

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by Oliviero on Monday 27 April, 2015
What a great cigar to my surprise, great draw wonderful smell and smooth taste, I had last evening with a few glasses of vintage port great combination I highly reccomend this cigar, looking forward to try a figurado melanio v series.
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by William on Wednesday 06 November, 2013
I am a big fan of Oliva Serie V cigars. They are easily my favourite, with plenty of smoke and chocolate tones. Beautifully constructed with a wonderful draw that is not too loose. This limited cigar is fantastic and I strongly recommend that fans of the Serie V snap them up. My only criticism is that I wish they would last longer.
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