Oliva Cain 550 Maduro Maduro cigars are handmade in Nicaragua by Tabacalera Oliva using a 'straight ligero' blend of triple-fermented longfillers, plus a pinch of Seco and Viso for combustibility. Two wrapper choices are offered: the Habano has a nutty base accented by mocha and pepper, while the Maduro's cocoa-inflected sweetness benefits from notes of leather and spice. Rich and full-bodied, Oliva Cain 550 Maduro cigars are best enjoyed after a sumptuous meal! Make sure you have some of these awesome cigars in your humidor.
First bad Oliva I've had, so tight I couldn't even get a hit, tried the draw pok... more
First bad Oliva I've had, so tight I couldn't even get a hit, tried the draw poker and still nothing, threw out before I hit half way point.less
Mike M in Frankfort, IL
"Favorite Cigar "
This cigar is my absolute favorite smoke for three reasons: taste, consistency, ... more
This cigar is my absolute favorite smoke for three reasons: taste, consistency, and construction. It's a pleasure from the moment you light the foot. Wonderful spice, mottled cocoa and espresso, and the underlying maduro sweetness blend together in a match made in heaven. One caveat is the ligero strength, but for me that s a positive factor. You won't be disappointed.less
Foxycigar in Connecticut
"Worth a Shot "
It is labeled full cigar and full cigar it is. Nice long smoke with full of flav... more
It is labeled full cigar and full cigar it is. Nice long smoke with full of flavor of spice and some nutty flavor that was detected. Burn was perfect, construction was a little flawed as the wrapper started to come off half way through the smoke. Draw was perfect. Worth a shot, give it a shot.less
Anthony in California
"I'm trying to find an Oliva that I like, but.... "
I just cant figure out what all the great reviews are about. Each to his own in... more
I just cant figure out what all the great reviews are about. Each to his own individual taste, and the taste of the 550 was much better than the Inferno, but I haven't had a "quality" stick yet by Oliva. These sat in my humidor at 72 for 3 weeks. It was so tight it was like sucking ice cream through a cocktail straw. I cut a bit more off the head to open up the draw and it was like cutting shoe leather. About 1/3 through the smoke, the binder and wrapper split up to the ring. I don't know if I'm getting bad samplers or if I should just give up on trying to find a good Oliva.less
El Jefe in Warren, PA
"When your in the mood for a spicy cigar... "
Spice bomb on first few puffs, tight draw, gorgeous white ash, 1/3 Lots of peppe... more
Spice bomb on first few puffs, tight draw, gorgeous white ash, 1/3 Lots of pepper laced with sweetness, 2/3 sweetness diminishes but not completely, more woody flavors with intense heat, 3/3 more pronounced cocoa sweetness and some roasted marshmallow with the ubiquitous pepper. Excellent stick.less
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