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    I have really been enjoying fragrances containing bergamot this spring (L'humaniste, Dior Homme Cologne, EZ Italian Bergamot). What are your favorite fragrances that contain this note?
    Currently wearing: L'Humaniste by Frapin

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    Xerjoff Nio
    Roja Dove Vetitver
    Le Labo Bergamot 22
    Creed Aventus

    Bergamot is my favorite note in fragrances.

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    Fragrances that feature bergamot prominently?

    1. Xerjoff Nio
    2. Roja Dove Bergamot
    3. Le Labo Bergamot 22
    4. Dior Cologne Royale

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    Quote Originally Posted by NeoXerxes View Post
    Fragrances that feature bergamot prominently?

    1. Xerjoff Nio
    2. Roja Dove Bergamot
    3. Le Labo Bergamot 22
    4. Dior Cologne Royale
    Yes, my apologies for not stating that. I forgot to mention Nio, I love that stuff! I have been testing Bergamot 22 and loving it. I have yet to try the Roja Dove and Dior. Thanks for the suggestions!
    Currently wearing: L'Humaniste by Frapin

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    Carthusia Via Camerelle, Bergamot, Lemon, Seamoss and Cedar. An exceptional accord IMHO. I've never smelled anything quite like it. Not at all feminine BTW, one of the guys has it as his SOTD the other day. Go for the EDP if you want it to last though. The EDT is very fleeting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by papillo View Post
    Xerjoff Nio
    Roja Dove Vetitver
    Le Labo Bergamot 22
    Creed Aventus

    Bergamot is my favorite note in fragrances.
    I really enjoyed RD Vetiver. I had a 10ml decant of it and I hate myself everyday for swapping it away!
    Currently wearing: L'Humaniste by Frapin

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    Quote Originally Posted by Foustie View Post
    Carthusia Via Camerelle, Bergamot, Lemon, Seamoss and Cedar. An exceptional accord IMHO. I've never smelled anything quite like it. Not at all feminine BTW, one of the guys has it as his SOTD the other day. Go for the EDP if you want it to last though. The EDT is very fleeting.
    Awesome, I will definitely have to check it out. Thanks for the suggestion Foustie!
    Currently wearing: L'Humaniste by Frapin

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    Quote Originally Posted by FISS80 View Post
    Yes, my apologies for not stating that. I forgot to mention Nio, I love that stuff! I have been testing Bergamot 22 and loving it. I have yet to try the Roja Dove and Dior. Thanks for the suggestions!
    You're quite welcome! As has already been noted, Roja Dove's Vetiver Extrait is brilliant. Certainly a masterpiece, but probably not bergamot dominant.

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    These are some of my favorites:

    Xerjoff -
    Nio
    The Different Company - De Bachmakov
    Zegna - Italian Bergamot
    Dior - Homme Cologne 2013
    Seasonal favorites:

    1. Xerjoff - Nio
    2. Creed - Aventus
    3. Tom Ford - Grey Vetiver
    4. The Different Company - De Bachmakov
    5. Dior - Homme Sport 2008
    6. Montale - Aoud Legacy
    7. Creed - Virgin Island Water
    8. by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
    9. Creed - Original Cologne
    10. Clive Christian - 1872 for Men

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    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    These are some of my favorites:

    Xerjoff -
    Nio
    The Different Company - De Bachmakov
    Zegna - Italian Bergamot
    Dior - Homme Cologne 2013
    As I have mentioned before, It seems that we have similar taste doug, so I will definitely seek out your recommendations. I absolutely love Zegna Italian Bergamot but the longevity is absolutely horrible on me. How does it perform on you?
    Currently wearing: L'Humaniste by Frapin

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    Zegna Italian Bergamot is quite nice IMO.
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    The Different Company- Bergamote

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    Coeur de Vetiver Sacré by L'Artisan
    Current Top Favorites:
    1) Portrait of a Lady original formula (EdP Frédéric Malle)
    2) Giorgio for Men vintage/V.I.P. for Men (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
    3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
    4)
    Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz) - tie
    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

    6)
    Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio)
    7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
    8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)
    9) Javanese Patchouli (Zegna) - tie
    9) Monsieur de Givenchy vintage (Givenchy) - tie
    9) Coeur de Vetiver Sacré (L'Artisan) - tie
    9) X for Men (Clive Christian) - tie
    9) Patou pour Homme Privé (Jean Patou) - tie
    9) Oud Shamash (The Different Company) - tie
    Currently wearing: Good Life by Davidoff

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    One I enjoy is Bergamote by The Different Company
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    Quote Originally Posted by FISS80 View Post
    As I have mentioned before, It seems that we have similar taste doug, so I will definitely seek out your recommendations. I absolutely love Zegna Italian Bergamot but the longevity is absolutely horrible on me. How does it perform on you?
    Yeah, I think generally we do seem to like many of the same things.

    As far as Italian Bergamot, it's not the longest lasting scent for sure, but I do get a good 6 hours from it. However I usually spray under my shirt and a spray onto my shirt also, so that may help.
    Seasonal favorites:

    1. Xerjoff - Nio
    2. Creed - Aventus
    3. Tom Ford - Grey Vetiver
    4. The Different Company - De Bachmakov
    5. Dior - Homme Sport 2008
    6. Montale - Aoud Legacy
    7. Creed - Virgin Island Water
    8. by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
    9. Creed - Original Cologne
    10. Clive Christian - 1872 for Men

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    Aventus is the obvious answer.

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    Bergamote 22 by Le Labo - fresh light and lively
    Italian Bergamot by Zegna Essenze - almost as good as the Le Labo
    Florentine Iris by Zegna Essenze - the iris with bergamot opening extends it into a sublime combination - mystical - buzz.
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    Bergamotto by Ortigia Sicily Just pure bergamot , bright crisp , green , clean and fresh .

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    Xerjoff Nio
    Casmorati Fiero
    Roja Parfums Bergamot
    Chanel Eau de Cologne is beautiful but longevity is all of 30 mins.

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    For my nose, nothing beats Le Labo Bergamote 22 in this category.

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    Guerlain Shalimar.

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    Divine bergamot by the different company

    So natural smelling.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buzzlepuff View Post
    Italian Bergamot by Zegna Essenze - almost as good as the Le Labo
    Another very good one IMO.
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    I sampled EZ Italian Bergamot and too find it to be nice. Though the Bergamot is not as forward as some of the others, I really like Kilian Prelude to Love.
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    I looked at Via Camerelle today out of curiosity and the "seamoss" looks like it is actually Oakmoss which is listed on the ingredients label .

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    Top 3 for me, already mentioned above: -

    Bergamote by The Different Company
    Bergamot 22 by Le Labo
    Italian Bergamot by Ermenegildo Zegna
    Currently wearing: Polo Sport by Ralph Lauren

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    Some of the ones I especially like are Millot's Crêpe de Chine, Bogart's De Virus, Bond No. 9 New Haarlem, Boss Sport and Weil's Gentilhomme.

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    Also adding as one of the most affordable choices: Woods of Windsor Bergamot&Neroli
    Currently wearing: Eau des Baux by L'Occitane

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    Eau Sauvage
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beftus View Post
    Eau Sauvage
    "just a smile would lighten everything"
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    Doesn't Annick Goutal Eau D'Hardien have bergamot?

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