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Ambro (1996)
by Jacomo


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Year of Launch1996
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Parent CompanySarbec

About Ambro

Ambro is a masculine fragrance by Jacomo. The scent was launched in 1996

Reviews of Ambro

Oh my, one of my all time favorites that is quite difficult to find. It takes the Jacomo de Jacomo Rouge / Le Male / Cuba Gold mystique, and fills them with a rich, more complex quality that just screams class and distinction. Exotic, never cloying, and so special to wear. My one and only bottle evaporated entirely, which I've always been miffed about as I'd not been able to enjoy it thoroughly to the last drop. Anyhoo, I LOVE Ambro and can only hope to find another bottle to add back into my collection.
30th November, 2016
The opening blast of Ambro is a spicy-cool affair That smells like a toned down Le Male with a dash of Cool Water. Aspects of the latter begin to dominate in the journey toward the heart, (which is good because I am not fond of Le Male) and after a small time Ambro smells less like the Gaultier take on vanilla/lavender and more like the later Ghost Man, which is still my favorite scent of this style by a long stretch. At this stage the fragrance remains in its pleasant and evenly humming sweet patchouli state for a surprisingly long time and I begin to miss the richness of the first impression. The mint in this one is certainly tenacious, though. As Ambro dries down to a soft, woody nothing it merits another comparison - without the accent tones of lavender, cumin, and cardamom to support the melody this song it sings is that of Cartier's Roadster.

While this seems like a derivative and uninspired fragrance it is actually a fun ride. It hits a lot of notes without coming off as confusing and the quality is quite good for the price, even if the budget seems to run dry toward the end. If you enjoy any of the aforementioned fragrances Ambro is a pretty safe buy, especially since it's still super cheap online.
Not great, but not bad at all.
20th May, 2014 (last edited: 19th May, 2014)
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United Kingdom
Amber, Mint, bergamot, neroli - fresh amber! A rarity of delicious richness in the opening blast, whilst never heavy. The drydown adds cinnamon for warmth, and a classic lavender, with patchouli gradually increasing its rôle. Tonka is the harbinger of the base after the first seven hours, where sandalwood and musk and a lovely moss note create a white, powdery barbershop scent, just enough moss and chypre sharpness to give it a gently edgy feel. Very good silage and projection, with a sensational total longevity of fifteen hours. A superb take on amber - great in autumn.
17th February, 2014
Opens up brisk and cooling and settles into a lightly spicy vanilla. Yes, to me it's like Le Male at the end. The lavender is not so harsh and the sweetness is bottomed out by a good dose of woods and a very pleasant hint of patchouli. I kept getting flashes of a combination of A*Men + Le Male but in very, very quieted tones. Specifically, the tones that I like A*Men and Le Male for, herbal woods and sweetness respectfully. This is a very nice, refined (meaning light for its olfactory family) woodsy oriental.
09th September, 2009
Stylish and masculine, raw and seductive ambery notes exhaling a solid, magnetic, energetic image of manhhod. Affordable too and knowing it was discontinued, i just missed a great buy.
20th February, 2007
Ruslan hit it on the head with the comparison,but it does have it's own identity. A spicy ,peppery ,dry bite in this baby.
12th November, 2004

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