Dear Lingus, welcome to basenotes.
I recommend you trying anything before buy! (TAKE IT SERIOUS)
I have john varvatos in my wardrobe and I enjoy it a lot. First of all its not short lasting, Its a little subtil.
Anyway, I would recommend you TRYING these ones:
-"Rocabar" by hermes
-"Minotaure" by Paloma Picaso