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Guerlain Vetiver

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Folks, this might be the best single summer fragrance out there. Forget those sickly-sweet citrus concoctions and "marine" fragrances - this stuff is the bomb. The scent is very interesting and complex. The top notes are citrus, with a background of vetiver. Not nearly as dry and earthy as the L'Occitane Vetyver, but a superb, clean expression. As it drys down over time, it evolves into something darker and musky, with tobacco notes. Really interesting, as it has two different personalities as it evolves on your skin. This is the first cologne in quite a while that has impressed me so much.

Here is what basenotes says:

Top Notes
Bergamot, Lemon, Mandarin, Neroli, Coriander

Middle Notes
Vetiver, Cedar

Base Notes
Tobacco, Nutmeg, Pepper, Tonka bean, Capiscum

My understanding is that this fragrance has been reformulated over the years. I have never tried the original, but the current one is very much to my liking.

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I've been using this since about 1982, although I use it less since I retired. I was once told that I smelled like a walk in the woods.
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Pros: Refined
Cons: Floral
This is a bit too floral smelling on me. It has legs, some good lasting power and nice layers that unfold as it dries down. But just not a good match for me.
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A true classic fragrance. A nice, well-balanced, floral vetiver with some citrus and a hint of soap. Not strong, so a good summer scent.
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