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  • Ambre Sultan

    15 57.69%
  • Ambre Precieux

    11 42.31%
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    Default ambre sultan vs ambre precieux

    What about..?

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    Default Re: ambre sultan vs ambre precieux

    Being both amber-centric, they are similar. But they are also very different. AP is sweet. AS is dry. AP is more ambery and combines it with resins and balsams. AS has spices. They are both beautiful and so I, myself, don't really like the versus thing.

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    Default Re: ambre sultan vs ambre precieux

    I prefer the less sweety amber flavors.. On their duration?

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    Default Re: ambre sultan vs ambre precieux

    Ambre Precieux is much more towards sweet. Sultan is more spicy and herbal, making it feel very dry in comparison. Both have significant sillage and great longevity. I tend to like sweeter ambers, so if I were to buy a bottle, it would be AP.

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    Default Re: ambre sultan vs ambre precieux

    I own and enjoy both, but I voted for the MPG because I find it more wearable and consistently enjoyable. I have to be in the right mood for Ambre Sultan or I get annoyed by it.

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    Default Re: ambre sultan vs ambre precieux

    I loved my samples of both of these ambers enough to progress to decants of both....then, in a really close call, I went for Ambre Sultan as being the one most bottle-worthy....but only just.
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    Default Re: ambre sultan vs ambre precieux

    Quote Originally Posted by Gollnick View Post
    I, myself, don't really like the versus thing.
    I don't really understand the point of blank vs. blank. Obviously others do, or we wouldn't have so many of these kinds of threads. It's all fine though, whatever works!

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    Default Re: ambre sultan vs ambre precieux

    Sultan reigns supreme.
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    Default Re: ambre sultan vs ambre precieux

    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    Sultan reigns supreme.
    I gotta agree. Ambre Precieux, for what it is, is much too overpriced. More like a $70 scent than what it commands. Sultan has its own identity and maintains my interest.
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    Default Re: ambre sultan vs ambre precieux

    If you're trying to decide between the two, I suggest sampling them for yourself. I consider both to be among the finest amber-centered fragrances I've tried, and you can't go too far wrong either way.

    Caveat: I only know Ambre Précieux in it's older version, and I don't know whether or to what degree it has been tinkered with in Maître Parfumeur et Gantier's recent wave of reformulations.

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    Default Re: ambre sultan vs ambre precieux

    I own and love these two frags. AS is more "rugged" than AP. AP is more refined. AS is more dense.

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    Default Re: ambre sultan vs ambre precieux

    Ambre Precieux is much better IMO.

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    Default Re: ambre sultan vs ambre precieux

    I have and love both. Precieux is softer and sweeter and more powdery, Sultan is resinous and has a "burn". Both are wonderful.

    If you want to choose one over other, the only way is to test both and then decide (if you can...)
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    Default Re: ambre sultan vs ambre precieux

    Quote Originally Posted by tigrushka View Post
    If you want to choose one over other, the only way is to test both and then decide (if you can...)
    The point is that I can try them and will be procured..

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    Default Re: ambre sultan vs ambre precieux

    I think they are about equally as good only in very different directions. I like them both about the same, and I dislike them equally too but for different reasons.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buzzlepuff View Post
    ...and I dislike them equally too but for different reasons.
    ..?

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