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Oliva Serie V Melanio Robusto Maduro

Oliva Serie V Melanio Robusto Maduro

 Oliva Serie V Melanio Robusto Maduro is a favorite among cigar connoisseurs for its mild taste and refreshing aroma. Each Melanio tastes unique because of the subtle hints of black pepper and unsweetened cocoa with a touch of some toast and lightly creamed coffee. These classic cigars are delicious and are easy on you palate. These perfectly crafted cigars are made from a high-quality blend of Oliva Nicaraguan Habano tobacco to produce a satisfying aroma and special, flavorful aftertaste in every cigar.

Measuring 5 inches in length and a ring gauge of 52, these cigars can be classified as classic Robustos. The smooth smoke, rich flavor, and pleasing aroma of each cigar stands as testament to the reason behind the brand's growing popularity among enthusiasts around the world. Neatly packed in a box of 10 cigars, these smokes retain their flavor from the time they leave Nicaragua till you stub it out.

Cigar Size Cigar Quantity Cigar Wrapper Cigar Quantity Cigar Filler Cigar Strength Cigar Origin
5 x 52 (Robusto) Box of 10  Ecuadorian Sumatra  Nicaraguan Nicaraguan Strength Medium Nicaragua
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Tasting Notes

Oliva Cigars

Tasting Notes

The history of Oliva Cigars traces back to the year 1886 in Pinar Del Rio, Cuba where the founder Melanio Oliva grew tobacco. Later, he took part in Cuba's War of Independence which led to the closure of his otherwise growing factory. However, soon after returning from the war, he resumed his operations. In the beginning of the 1920's, Hipolito Oliva, the son of Melanio, took over the operations and grew fine quality tobaccos for several decades. Hipolito's son Gilberto Oliva later took over the growing operations and soon after started brokering tobaccos. 

In the early 1960's Gilberto's job took him to several countries including Honduras, Mexico, Panama, and the Philippines. In 1995, he settled in Nicaragua where he found the most fertile soil for growing tobacco and began manufacturing cigars. Gilberto believed that Nicaragua was the best place for growing tobacco as it has naturally perfect weather for growing Habano. In 1995 he launched a brand and christened it 'Gilberto Oliva'. The cigars manufactured then were composed of Dominican fillers, binders, and wrappers, and Nicaraguan fillers. The very next year, the name of the brand was changed to 'Oliva'. 

In June 2016, J Cortes Cigars acquired the brand. At present, Oliva is the second largest grower of Cuban-seed tobacco in Nicaragua.

Lines of cigars offered by Oliva

Oliva offers a plethora of sub-brands under its name. Each cigar offers an exotic smoking experience and features the highest quality tobacco. Some of the best cigars offered by Oliva include:

Oliva Serie V

Oliva Serie V is the best offing by the brand. This line of cigars has consistently impressed Cigar critics and has been featured in the '25 best cigars of the year' list by Cigar Aficionado several times. Known as Ligero Especial, it is considered the most complex and full-bodied cigar available, offering well-balanced flavors and spices. Each stick offers a unique blend of coffee, dark chocolate, and premium tobaccos with an aftertaste of cinnamon and dark chocolate. Composed of a Nicaraguan binder and Ecuador sun-grown wrapper, the stogie is simply a masterpiece. These are available in all sizes including Corona, Robusto, and Torpedo. Serie V cigars are a must-have for every serious cigar smoker.

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Additional Information

SKU:
OLVMELROBM
Category:
Premium Cigars
Product Type:
Cigar
Manufacturer:
Oliva
Brand:
Oliva Serie V
Wrapper Type:
Mexican
Wrapper:
Mexican San Andres Maduro
Binder:
Nicaraguan
Filler:
Nicaraguan
Origin:
Nicaragua
Ring Gauge:
52
Length:
5
Shape:
Robusto
Strength:
Medium
Quantity:
10
Package Type:
Box
Rating:
91
Package Count:
10
Price Per Cigar:
$9.2
Gift Type:
Not Applicable
Flavored:
No
Filtered:
No
Little:
No
Groupon:
No
Discontinued:
No
Buy 1 Get 1:
No
Free Gift:
No
Free Shipping:
No
Suscribe:
No
90+ Rated:
Yes
Limited Edition:
No
Rare Cigar:
No
Top 25 Brand:
Yes
Aficionado Top 25:
No
Staff Pick:
No

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