799. Oliva Serie V Lancero

Gifted by a friend.

Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge.

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Sun Grown Habano
Binder: Nicaragua
Filler: Nicaraguan Jalapa Valley Ligero
Origin: Nicaragua

Factory: Tabacalera Oliva de Nicaragua S.A. TABOLISA (Nicaragua)
Box: Sold in 36 count boxes.
Release: 2010
Availability: Regular Production

Size: 7×38, Lancero.

Wrapper: Milk chocolate brown, silky smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Fairly soft but with an even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Dry cedarwood.

1st third: Starts with medium roasted coffee, toasted bread, hazelnuts, nutmeg and cedarwood.

2nd third: Its getting a (Swedish) cinnamon roll dough type of flavour added.

Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable white-ish ash.

Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue with a light draw.

3rd third: Buttered toasted bread with white pepper spice is the predominant flavours I get in the final third.

Duration: 18:25-19:25, 1h.

Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. Well balanced flavours and complexity. Just a great well rounded smoking experience.

Result: In my book this is a 91 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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