The 50 ratings of over 90 tell that it is undoubtedly a good cigar. It is extremely flavorful and blends the tastes quite well. This addition to the Legends series by Oliva is a masterpiece.
Brand and Production
This cigar is made and produced by Oliva Cigar Co.
The quality of this cigar ensures the status of Oliva. The cigar is firmly built. There is a bit of sponginess to the cigar. Flor De Oliva Cigars, The filler and the binder of this cigar is Nicaraguan tobacco leaf.
The CI Legends By Oliva is a 5.7 inch by 57 rings sized toro-shaped cigar. The cigar appears in dark chocolate color.
The wrapper of this cigar is Ecuadorian Habano leaf. It is handmade, and the wrapping is great. The seams are hidden. The veins are minimal.
The overall taste you will get from this cigar is woody, pepper, cedar, pepper, cream, and coffee.
At first, the cigar stays mild flavor. The woody and light pepper come in the front. The pepper stays on the tongue for a little while. But the flavors are not heavy. Very mild and smooth. There is a little bit of coffee. The smoke is creamy and thick. The draw is perfect.
Here, the flavor starts to build up bit by bit. But it is not a quick transition. The range of the cigar starts to build up. The coffee flavor becomes stronger. The cedar has a mild range to it. The pepper stays the same. The range on this portion is mild to medium.
Here, the tones start to build up pretty strong. But the balance is great. The woody and the pepper flavor goes up to the full-body, but it is not unpleasing. The hint of coffee and cedar stays there. The range on this portion is medium to full body.
The burn of this whole cigar is great. The burn line stays sharp. There are sometimes when the burn line becomes wavy. The ash also holds but flowers a little bit. It is silky. The draw of this cigar stays perfect.
This great cigar is perfectly balanced both in price and taste. Oliva made this cigar with good care and quality. Getting a hand-crafted cigar for only 5 dollars is an exception.