Date: October 2023
Author: Usman Dawood

Oliva has graced the cigar world with a new, distinctive vitola, officially named the Oliva Serie V Melanio Edición Año 2023, but it will more colloquially be known as the Figuriño. This unique offering is now making its illustrious arrival at stores globally, adding a new dimension to the beloved Serie V Melanio line.

The Figuriño is not entirely new, as it was subtly introduced last year in extremely finite quantities. However, this year Oliva has opted for a more widespread release, although the availability remains notably limited. This special edition cigar will retail at an MSRP of $20, and the market will see a total of 14,500 boxes, each containing ten exquisite cigars.

In terms of composition, the Figuriño maintains the cherished blend familiar to the Serie V Melanio enthusiasts, using an Ecuadorian Sumatra wrapper complemented with Nicaraguan tobaccos. A noticeable distinction with this edition is its shape; the Figuriño is round and embraces a 5 1/2 x 52 double perfecto shape, unlike the regular Melanio cigars that are usually box-pressed.

An interesting historical tidbit about the Figuriño is its initial association with a special Elie Bleu humidor, commissioned by Oliva in 2021. However, the Figuriño has now embarked on a journey of its own, becoming part of Oliva’s remarkable Edición Año collection, marking a significant addition to a tradition that has been upheld for over a decade.

The inception of the Figuriño, as per Fred Vandermarliere, the owner of Oliva, was a product of profound discussions and a shared vision among the Oliva team and the collaborators at Elie Bleu. Vandermarliere articulated the essence of this creation as a symbiosis of tradition and innovation, embodying purity and purpose at the heart of its craft.

With the launch of the Figuriño, Oliva continues to uphold its legacy of offering unique and memorable smoking experiences to cigar enthusiasts. This limited-edition cigar, with its unique shape and time-honoured blend, is poised to captivate the senses of cigar aficionados, promising moments of deep and intense enjoyment.

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