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Agua Fresca (1993)
by Adolfo Dominguez

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Agua Fresca information

Year of Launch1993
GenderMasculine
AvailabilityIn Production
Average Rating
(based on 51 votes)

People and companies

HouseAdolfo Dominguez
Parent CompanyPuig Beauty & Fashion Group > Puig Fragrance & Personal Care > Myrurgia
Parent Company at launchMyrurgia

About Agua Fresca

Agua Fresca is a masculine fragrance by Adolfo Dominguez. The scent was launched in 1993

Reviews of Agua Fresca

Holiday scents #5 - Adolfo Dominguez, Agua Fresca

Traditional barbershop goodness in the assertive but friendly Spanish aesthetic. Predictable notes for its genre, opens up rather soapy, eventually dries down to a glorious cedar with spicy, nutmeggy overtones, but never too sweet. Rather old-school, it is lovely for work in summer, with around nine hours longevity on skin and acceptable sillage. A typically local, Mediterranean effort.

Interestingly, it is terrifically good value to buy in Spain, compared to the large premium on other Spanish labels, such as Loewe. I bought a 60ml bottle with a 20ml travel vial on the basis of testing. I find it a very nice addition to my collection for use in the remainder of the summer, although I find the bottle design to be poorly thought out and prone to leakage - the rounded spray apparatus does not fit well on the squared bottle. Nice wooden cap though.
08th August, 2016
Alityke Show all reviews
United Kingdom
This is grassy green with a woody amber dry down. Unfortunately its all over in 90 minutes max. Hence a neutral not a thumbs up
05th March, 2012
This fragrance is simply classy! I must say its longevity on my skin is something like 12+ hrs, I know is this is amazing. Siliage and projection is also too good, no doubt a masterpiece by Adolfo Dominguez. Thumbs up 10/10. :)
27th August, 2011
This is an underrated gem. Love it, and a steal at the price. A wonderful uncomplicated citrus which hints at the more expensive Armani Eau Pour Homme, an all time elegant classic and personal favorite. Agua Fresca also wears like an updated version of Eau Sauvage by Christian Dior.
26th July, 2011
One of the best citrus / woody scents out there with Eau d'Orange Verte by Herm├Ęs. Fresh, calm, sunny, rustic and masculine. I like the "old-bookstore-style" metaphor by castorpollux. As has been said, the longevity is not great but this is normal in such citrus fragrances.
28th April, 2010
kbe Show all reviews
United States
The opening reminds me of the tangy nose of a cut-fruit laden white Rioja Sangria (served in an icy cold blue-glass pitcher) that I enjoyed at a fine Spanish restaurant. Woodsy, herbal notes back up the fruit but they don't overwhelm it. The laid back middle notes and drydown keep the fruit alive and both phases hold quietly close to the skin but are definitely not hard to notice and enjoy, particularly as the modest sillage drifts past the wearer's nose on a warm, sultry summer evening.
21st August, 2009 (last edited: 30th December, 2011)

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