If you get it, make sure it's the bottle in the picture, which I think is discontinued or reformulated, but still readily available.
Last edited by LiveJazz; 29th June 2010 at 11:10 PM.
My first thoughts are Lalique Equus and Geoffery Beene Bowling Green. Not very peppery, but they do have the coniferous, spicy, semi-sweet thing going on.
Maybe L'Instant de Guerlain might work as well.
Last edited by buzzley; 30th June 2010 at 01:22 AM.
I don't remember Havana having the pine note though. I found it to be drier than MPd'H and with tobacco instead of the pine.
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Last edited by mikeperez23; 30th June 2010 at 03:43 AM.
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and possibly Fou d'Absinthe.
+1 for CdG's Zagorsk
Best semi-sweet Coniferous scent out.
Drydown is smooth and sophisticated.
One of the less talked about semi-sweet semi-spicy Incense scents is Pal Zileri's Sartoriale. But no Coniferous smell there. And of course I 2nd the CDG line sampling, particularly Kyoto/Zagorsk
You should perhaps try Bowling Green by Geoffrey Beene.
Also, Italian Cypress doesn’t smell dated, it smells retro. And Eau de Baux is gorgeous though to me not very coniferous. Good luck on your quest!