Cigar Surgeon's Blog – September 2012 Archive (2)

Review: Oliva V Melanio

This is my review of the Oliva V Melanio which comes in the Robusto vitola.

Nose:

I was excited to try out this new release from Oliva.  After considerable examination all I picked up is a peaty earth and some dried fruit. 

Construction:

The Melanio has a rich brown color to it, with a wrapper that does not reveal any flaws.  I've always found the Oliva V band to be well designed and eye catching,…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on September 27, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Review: El Cobre, Reddit /r/Cigar of The Month (Sep 2012)

This is my review of the El Cobre by Oliva,which was chosen as the Reddit /r/Cigars cigar of the month in September 2012. 

Nose:

I was expecting a strong nose on this given the reported strength.  Instead what I picked up was a light mixture of nuts, and an oak / cedar combination.                                            

Construction:

Flawless construction.  I would expect nothing less from…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on September 17, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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