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Chypré Vanillé
by Montale


Chypré Vanillé information

GenderShared / Unisex
AvailabilityIn Production
Average Rating
(based on 39 votes)

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PerfumerPierre Montale

About Chypré Vanillé

Chypré Vanillé is a shared / unisex perfume by Montale. The fragrance was created by perfumer Pierre Montale

Chypré Vanillé fragrance notes

Reviews of Chypré Vanillé

Montale Chypre Vanille is predictably a chypre with a bit of vanille---sweet, feminine, and probably best built for winter day use, if I had to guess. As expected, the fragrance entails the brand's typical exceptional performance, with a strong projection that lasts hours, and on overall quite impressive longevity.

I get a very herbal powdery mix of jasmine and tonka with the dominance of the vanilla, create something churchily feminine, especially when it settles down into a dry down of incense.

Overall, one I'm fairly neutral toward it. Not bad, but not something I'd lean toward much even if I were given a bottle for free.

6 out of 10
11th May, 2017
Agarbatti vanilla! A kooky idea that works among the fair number of kooky ones that have misfired in Montalés line up. Combining a dark turpy vanilla with the sweet, warming, utterly-synthetic-but-addictive smell of jasmine agarbattis (Indian incense sticks) seems like something thought up by a random perfume generating device
The name of this perfume is a trifle misleading as there is next to nothing chypric about it, whether trad (mossy and arch) or nouveau (patchoulied and sulky). This is the trashy in-law of the Amber Orientals, decked in thrift store bling but kind at heart. Late in the day a beasty musk comes up to the wearer wagging its tail.
17th December, 2016
Nothing as thrilling as i was hoping from its name: Chypre Vanille' : wow! Definitely my scent, i thought! And, it is a delight, but not enough so to become something you may wanna wear or sniff too often! I actually often forget to have it! Don't get me wrong, there's that wonderful talc perfumed of sweet,but dark vanilla, that's quite fabulous to me! However for some reason, it then fails to project for too long, or vanishes, if compared to other scents along the lines, i instead always and i mean always.. think of! But, it's good, and if you are just looking for a dark vanilla tone, that has a pleasant and extremely soft and powdery dry down, this might be definitely suiting you! I need an extra punch in order to be seduced. That's all!
30th September, 2015
A sophisticated vanilla that is just beautiful. Haunting. Not for children.
03rd December, 2012
Smells very feminine for me. It's a bit linear: camphorous opening and dries down to a dry old school type vanilla.
29th October, 2012
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A very strong chypre accord twinged with the least-sweet, driest vanilla ever. At first the fragrance is very strong, and fairly discordant. The powderyness of the chypre accord is evident from the very beginning, and the volume is turned up high. Vanilla isn't blended in, but seems to take place as a note next to the chypre. The heart is the most pleasant part of the fragrance, with a prominent dry vanilla becoming more dominant, while the 'chypreness' is in the background. The drydown and base is long-lived, as with most Montales, and is classic chyrpe oakmoss. At this stage vanilla is not prominent, and perhaps only brightens the base a little. I detected other spice notes in the background as well.

For some reason and I am very drawn to this fragrance, and it's take on the chypre genre. I've already ordered a decant and depending on how it wears a few times will seriously consider a bottle.
11th October, 2008

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