Cigar Surgeon's Blog – October 2012 Archive (4)

Review: Oliva Serie V Maduro Especial 2010

This is my review of the Oliva Serie V Maduro Especial series 2010 release.



Nose:

Having previously enjoyed the Oliva 2011 I didn't think I'd be disappointed by the 2010.   I picked up a strong smell of fresh roasted coffee with a strong backing of earth.  The nose on this has you eager to light up.

 

Construction:

As a limited production every year you know that Oliva…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on October 25, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Review: Arturo Fuente Chateau Fuente

This is my review of the Arturo Fuente Chateau Fuente.



Nose:

I picked up a mixture of cedar and other woods.  There was strong earth coming off of it, but not much else going on here.

Construction:

The wrapper on this is a rich brown color with flat smooth veins running throughout.  The brown in the wrapper isn't one consistent color, it is mottled throughout.  I found the band to be…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on October 18, 2012 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Review: Nica Libre Potencia Belicoso

This is my review of the Nica Libre Potencia in the Belicoso vitola.

Nose:

The nose on this cigar was outstanding.  I spent about 5 minutes enjoying the cavalcade of wonderful aromas coming off this stick.  I picked up a rich tobacco and earth smell, sweet caramel, dried nuts and some cedar and other wood.

Construction:

The Nica Libre Potencia Belicoso (5x54) has a golden brown color to it, with a lightly oiled look to the wrapper.…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on October 11, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Review: Oliva Nub Cameroon 460 Torpedo

This is my review of the Oliva Nub Cameroon 460 in the Torpedo vitola.

Nose:

I picked up a really interesting combination of earthy and molasses almost approaching a maple syrup.  The nose has me eager to toast and light up.

 

Construction:

The Oliva Nub 466 Cameroon box press torpedo from Oliva is a large gauge Nub (4x66) with tasty Nicaraguan tobacco.  I know quite a number of aficionados…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on October 4, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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