The Oliva Serie V 135th Anniversary Edición Limitada is coming back, and should be much more readily available for those who missed out on the first release or simply want to replenish their supply.

Oliva announced that while it will still be a limited production, the cigar will become an annual release, with two batches set to be released in 2022. The first batch will be 6,000 boxes of 12 cigars that are slated to ship in April, while the second batch will come out in November and will have 15,000 boxes of 12 cigars.

The cigar is still a 5 1/2 x 54 figurado, with the foot the end that gets the taper, and the blend remains the same, using an Ecuadorian wrapper over a Nicaraguan binder and filler. The packaging format remains the same, though the cigar is getting a bit more expensive, as it will have an MSRP of $10.50 per cigar, a 50-cent increase over the first batch.

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