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    Default Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    I expect to see a lot of base notes (of course!) favored. ;-) I don't think I've ever seen a thread here on favorite single note - what appeals to you so much that you search out fragrances with that aromatic? I'm not submitting this as a poll because I think the answers will be all over the place.
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    Default Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    ...GERANIUM

    ...floats my boat!
    I seem to be drawn to most scents that contain this accord.

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    Default Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dimitri View Post
    ...GERANIUM

    ...floats my boat!
    I seem to be drawn to most scents that contain this accord.
    Geranium, as in rose geranium, Dimitri? Interesting!
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    Default Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    There are several, but if I have to pick one, then it will be cinnamon.
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    Default Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    Lavender :wave: with vanilla a close second

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    Default Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    Correct Anya... Im nuts about Pelargonium/Geranium in general. If I see it on the street, I will always stop and stroke the leaves and anoint my hands with perfume.

    It was only 8 or 9 months ago that I noticed this accord pop up in 90% of my preferred fragrances.

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    Sandalwood and vetiver!
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    Default Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    Amber by a long shot.

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    Default Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    Well, if I actually had a single genuinely favorite note I could stick with it and would no longer need all those perfumes . If pinned down I would probably have to say santalum album, which is a copout, as it smells complex enough to be a perfume on its own. But I would not want to be without neroli either. Or rosewood, or styrax, or lavender, or rose oils, or more recently, ouds.
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    Default Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    Bergamot seems to invite me in for tea.
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    Default Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    I would say my favorite notes are: Oakmoss, Amber, Musk

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    Vetiver

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    Leather.
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    Default Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    Orange Flower/Neroli.

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    Musk~~
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    Default Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    Today it is Musk, but on another day it could very well be vetiver or amber.
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    Default Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    Great thread!

    This is a tough call, but I'm gonna go with Oakmoss (Evernia Prunastri).

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    Vetiver
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    Default Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    Patchouli

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    Default Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    It's a tough call; it's like having to name a favorite child.

    I have so many loves: Neroli Essential oil (not synthetic notes of neroli), Oppopanox, Siamese Benzoin, Sandalwood, Lavender (essential oil only), Frankincense, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Orange, Bergamot, Rose Absolute, Jasmine Absolute, Tuberose Absolute, Violet Leaf Absolute, I can't even go on...

    It's like Sophie's Choice!

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    Default Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    Sandalwood. Transforms me from "good boy" to "beast."
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    Leather!

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    Default Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    Naturals:

    Baies Rose Ess by CO2 extraction
    Rose Centifolia Abs
    Rose Oil (Bulgaria and Turkey)
    Osmanthus Abs
    Iris Butter
    Carrot Seed Oil

    Synthetics:

    Hedione
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    Cassis Base (okay, it's a mix of other raw materials)
    Muscenone/Muscone
    Heliotropin
    Ambroxan/Cetalox

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    Default Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    Tobacco
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    Default Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    Real undiluted Wild Mature Mysore Sandlewood.

    Nothing like it.

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    Default Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    I'll swim against the basenote tide and say iris. I just can't resist a well-made iris such as Iris Silver Mist, Bois d'Iris, and Dior Homme.
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    Default Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    Cinnamon
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    Default Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?


    Cistus labdanum; I also love (in combination with certain others, but not by itself!) clary sage. Myrtle can also be beautiful in certain accords.
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    lavender and citrus.......

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