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Zegna Uomo (2013)
by Ermenegildo Zegna

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Zegna Uomo information

Year of Launch2013
GenderMasculine
AvailabilityIn Production
Average Rating
(based on 70 votes)

People and companies

HouseErmenegildo Zegna
PerfumerAlberto Morillas
SupplierFirmenich
Parent CompanyEstee Lauder Companies > Aramis and Designer Fragrances

About Zegna Uomo

Zegna Uomo is a masculine fragrance by Ermenegildo Zegna. The scent was launched in 2013 and the fragrance was created by perfumer Alberto Morillas

Zegna Uomo fragrance notes

Reviews of Zegna Uomo

If you were to scoop out the fruit from a honeydew melon and leave a watery nectar on the rind, that's primarily what this smells like on my skin. There is a bit of pepper, and a nice sage note behind the melon. The overall impression makes me think of Aloe Vera, with its barely detectable "cytoplasmic" smell, and cucumber water.

If you want something with bravado, darkness, or machismo this couldn't be less like what you're after. This is like splashing your face with cold lagoon water brought to you in a hollowed out melon rind. It's fresh and mild and even a little sexy in an indirect way, insofar as it almost hints at clean nude skin.

Projection is light, which suits the simplicity and cleanliness of the scent. Also, the juice itself is fairly weak. You could easily wear two or three sprays and only be noticed by people close to you. It's a bit like an aftershave gel in that respect. It behaves extremely well on a hot day; the scent amps up a bit if you're hot and sweaty, but doesn't get cloying or "perfumey." It's refreshing.

It can be had fairly cheaply online. Lastly, the bottle has a smart, sleek look. Well worth the money you pay, unless you've already got something similar.
28th August, 2018 (last edited: 29th August, 2018)
The opening of Zegna Uomo is sweet, peppery, clean laundry. The pepper and laundry smell must be the violet. This has almost an aquatic feel. The drydown is very generic, very familiar, like a cheap Nautica scent.

Projection is excellent and lasts all day and night.
13th January, 2018
rbaker Show all reviews
United Kingdom
The initial phase is centered around a fresh bergamot notion that is quite pleasant and well executed. Quite vivid and uplifting.

Unfortunately, the later phases are less convincing. There is a violet that reeks of laboratory-synthetic character. The nonspecific wood background that is added towards the end is fairly dull.

I get moderate sillage, good projection and six hours of longevity in my skin.

This spring scent is characterised by an agreeable start, which is followed by an exceedingly synthetic and ultra-generic rest. Overall the term mediocrity comes to mind; a safe and mediocre composition. 2.75/5.
10th July, 2017


Glad I sampled this one before purchasing a full bottle, has just about everything I don't like in my fragrances, fresh artificial synthetic notes galore and one of the worst fake violet notes ever. Try before buying.
06th June, 2017
Fresh, woody aromatic cologne from Zegna.

Very similar to Essenza di Zegna and Kenneth Cole Signature: Crisp, even woods plus slight spice with a touch of Italian flair. The end stage is akin to Dolce & Gabbana’s Light Blue, having a watery-wood quality thereafter.

A good, basic scent from Zegna that seems fairly safe and mainstream.
02nd May, 2017
Blind buy. Safe. Clean. Fresh. Receive compliments when I wear it, but I found myself getting bored of this scent quickly and is sitting mostly unused...
20th March, 2017

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