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    Name the best mediterranean cologne in your opinion

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    lys méditerranée

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    Carthusia Mediterraneo.

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    Un Jardin Sur le Nil
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    XXL Live

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    Not my favorite field, but I do like Trussardi's Essenza del Tempo. 1+ years ago I went absolutely crazy about it.

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    Versace Pour Homme is quite mediterranean-ish.

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    Acqua di Parma Colonia Intensa.

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    Acqua di Parma Colonia & The Different Company Bergamote do it for me.

    I have started a thread asking for opinions on Mazzolari - Bergamotto Mediterraneo. My experiences with Lui and Mazzolari Mazzolari are that this company tend to take an idea to the max in a good way so I am hopeful about this new one . . .

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    +1 Carthusia Mediterraneo, especially the perfume strength which is far better than the EDT

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    Un Jardin En Mediterranee

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    Grezzo - Profumo.it

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    I believe I only have two that qualify right now:Aqua Di Parma Colonia Intensa and Marc Jacobs.
    I believe that they are both great to wear. If I had to chose one, probably I'd go with Marc Jacobs.
    I think the sweet fig note gives this one a unique place in my collection.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JON RODGERS View Post
    Acqua di Parma Colonia Intensa.
    This one.
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    Profumi di Pantellieri Maestraele eau de parfum
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    Default Re: Best mediterranean cologne!

    What makes a cologne 'mediterranean'? Location of production? Stylistic elements?

    My vote is for Acqua di Parma Colonia which happens to be the fragrance I reach for most often.

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    Solo Loewe and Solo Loewe Intense
    Acqua di Genova Colonia
    Versace L'Homme (1984)
    Aramis Tuscany
    Creed Bois du Portugal
    (although the latter two have, in spite of the name, a slightly more Oriental-spicy touch, even if combined with Mediterranean notes)

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    I don't know about "best," but an interesting one that deserves more attention ifs Acqua di Parma Mirto di Panarea from the Blu Mediterraneo series. Here are the notes:

    •Top Notes: Myrtle, Bergamot, Calabrian Lemon, Sweet Orange, Basil
    •Middle Notes: Jasmine, Rose, Lilac, Blackcurrant Buds, Lentisc, Juniper
    •Base Notes: Cedarwood, Amber
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    Eau de Guerlain
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    So we're talking garrigue fragrances, yeah? It's such a timely topic because I love this sort of thing in the summer. I'm going to say Tuscany, which I wore today and L'Eau Trois, which I wore yesterday. Among masculine florals, Givenchy Insense and Guerlain's Coriolan both have this sort of vibe, too.

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    Italian Cypress!

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    Another vote for Aramis Tuscany. All of the classic Mediterranean herbs are represented here, it's a wonderfully well balanced fragrance, and it's a great value to boot. Honorable mention to Acqua di Parma Colonia and AdP Assoluta. Intensa fails for me as a classic Mediterranean scent because of the overpowering dominance of Iso E Super. I haven't tried AdP Mirto di Panarea, but based on Jaime's description, it sounds like a perfect fit. Who better to evoke the Mediterranean than Acqua di Parma?
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    I would second the suggestion of Le Jardin Sur le Nil by Hermes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Strollyourlobster View Post
    So we're talking garrigue fragrances, yeah? It's such a timely topic because I love this sort of thing in the summer. I'm going to say Tuscany, which I wore today and L'Eau Trois, which I wore yesterday. Among masculine florals, Givenchy Insense and Guerlain's Coriolan both have this sort of vibe, too.
    Arg, the pain! I was sickeningly proud of myself because I thought I would click this thread open and see that I'd be the first to say Diptyque's odd srub woody weirdness of L'Eau Trois. Strolly foiled me and denied me my vain pride by getting it on this thread first. Now I'm going to be miserable. (It's a weird one, of sunbleached scrub woods, it's very dry, there's a lot of herbal leaves in it too, that also smell dry, probably sage, and there is no citrus or sweet to it. It reminds me of an old tree stump with moss on it in the sun surrounded by a field of dead grasses. It really works beautifully.)

    I also want to second the wise above who post about Aqua di Parma Colonia. It's another favorite of mine.
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    quasar Jesus del pozo , is bright , citrus, herbal , sensual , aromatic .... superb

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    I agree, Pluran. The herb/citrus combo of Eau de Guerlain is right on target.

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    I like several of the Aqua di Parma Blu Mediterraneo offerings.

    Tuscan Cypress is my favorite. Great stuff.

    The scent grows richer, he knows he must be near
    He finds a long passageway lit by chandelier
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    A magnificent chamber meets his eye

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    Acqua di Parma Mirto di Panarea from the Blu Mediterraneo series.

    I agree with Jamie although I have to say as much as I liked it, it's staying power (on me at least) left much to be desired....
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