The fourth release in the popular Melanio Maduro line is a visually attractive figuardo cigar. The brand is named for Melanio Oliva, the first patriarch to grow tobacco in Cuba. This limited-production offshoot of the Oliva Serie V was made in small quantities using perfectly fermented Ligero long-filler tobaccos and rolled with Ecuadoran wrappers. Each cigar is beautifully tapered at both ends and the box-pressed smoke has a dark toothy wrapper. The 6 1/2 inch cigar is smooth and full-flavored with notes of cedar, coffee, and chocolate.