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    Default Rank your favorite rose oud fragrance

    Mine are:
    Bond no. 9 New York Oud
    Tom Ford Noir de Noir
    by Kilian Rose Oud
    Dior Oud Ispahan
    Montale Black Aoud

    I would say that Oud Ispahan and Black Aoud are very similar to my nose. I just like Oud Ispahan slightly more.
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    Rosissimo by Parfums de Rosine is my preferred.

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    Default Re: Rank your favorite rose oud fragrance

    Rose Nacrée du Desert by Guerlain followed by Rose Oud By Kilian

    As an aside, Portrait of a Lady mentioned by many others does contain just a bit of oud and would easily top my list if I really considered it a rose and oud scent, but oud is really not its focus at all, IMO.
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    Default Re: Rank your favorite rose oud fragrance

    Black Aoud from my limited experience with this genre; I'm competely satisfied with this.

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    Default Re: Rank your favorite rose oud fragrance

    Roja Dove

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    Oud Ispahan
    Rose oud
    Rose Nacrée du Desert

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    Tom Ford Noir de Noir
    Le Labo Baie Rose 26

    I enjoy many rose fragrances, but those two are at the head of the pack imo.

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    Default Re: Rank your favorite rose oud fragrance

    Arabian Diamond by M. Micallef is the best



    although there is geranium mixed with rose, regardless it is the best

    and second is Aseel by Al Rehab



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    Midnight Oud
    Rose d'Arabie
    Black Aoud
    Aoud Homme
    Portrait Of A Lady
    Noir De Noir
    Arabian Nights
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    It's not an oud but I like Rose water & Vanilla by Jo Malone.

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    Bond No.9 New York Oud
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    Black Aoud and New York Oud

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    Default Re: Rank your favorite rose oud fragrance

    These 3, depending on my mood:
    Rose Oud, By Kilian
    Oud ispahan
    New York oud

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    Default Re: Rank your favorite rose oud fragrance

    Quote Originally Posted by LloydLlewellyn View Post
    Midnight Oud
    Rose d'Arabie
    Black Aoud
    Aoud Homme
    Portrait Of A Lady
    Noir De Noir
    Arabian Nights
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    Of those I've tried I like these in this order the most:

    Roja Dove Oud by Roja Dove
    Portrait of a Lady by Frederic Malle
    Agarwoud by Heely
    Midnight Oud by Juliette Has a Gun
    Black Oud by Montale
    AMAZE Parfum by People of the Labyrinth

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    Bond no. 9 New York Oud and by Kilian Rose Oud.
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    Aoud Homme - M Micallef
    Arabian Diamond - M Micallef
    Noir de Noir - Tom Ford
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    Default Re: Rank your favorite rose oud fragrance

    Kilian Rose Oud is probably my favorite, but it's not exactly an oud, or for that matter, my favorite rose. But it's really good, and contains both oud and rose, so I guess it fits here!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Redneck Perfumisto View Post
    Glad to see Rose d'Arabie on somebody's list. I think it's awesome!
    It definitely is. Actually, the Arabian-themed Armani Privés are all pretty nice.
    Kurt smells like Teen Spirit

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    Default Re: Rank your favorite rose oud fragrance

    The only one I've tried from the category and I think it's amazing: Black Aoud.
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    1. Creed Aventus
    2. L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme
    3. Le Labo Rose 31
    4. Terre D'Hermes EdT
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    Noir de Noir
    Oud Ispihan
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    3. Vicks Vapor Rub
    4. Febreze Pour Homme
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    Default Re: Rank your favorite rose oud fragrance

    I haven't tried many in this category, but I am much impressed with Rose Nacrée du Desert by Guerlain
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    Noir de Noir is the only one I can handle that I have tried so far.
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    Default Re: Rank your favorite rose oud fragrance

    Rose Nacree (Guerlain) is pretty impressive, probably the best so far, but can't leave out Black Aoud as it was the first one I tried and bought a while back.

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    Love this thread! My top favorite rose/oud for the past couple of years has been Amouage Ayoon Al Maha Attar. My other high-rotation faves are: Amouage Homage Attar, By Killian Rose Oud, The People of the Labyrinths A*Maze, Montale Aoud Damascus, and Micallef Rose Aoud.

    Malle Portrait of a Lady and Guerlain Rose Nacree are both breathtaking, but they don't read as "rose/oud" to me - there's too much other stuff going on in there.

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    Default Re: Rank your favorite rose oud fragrance

    While busier than a normal rose/oud fragrance, I'll agree and say Portrait of a Lady has those 2 notes in it, and would make the top of my list.

    So from what I've tried:

    Portrait of a Lady - amazing
    Bond New York Oud - very good
    Noir de Noir - a standout among TF
    Black Aoud - other than strength, it did not impress me

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    Default Re: Rank your favorite rose oud fragrance

    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Rosissimo by Parfums de Rosine is my preferred.
    I wouldn't call this a rose oud if I remeber correctly, rather citrus aromatic with a rosy tough, isn't it?!

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    Default Re: Rank your favorite rose oud fragrance

    My favorite is Kilian Rose Oud, followed closely by TF Noir de Noir and Bond NY Oud. Then again, I haven't sampled many rose oud fragrances (have yet to try any Montale ouds).

    If FM Portrait of a Lady is considered a rose oud, then I'll add that to the above. I don't think of it as a rose oud, personally...

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    Oud Ispahan
    Portrait of a Lady
    Noir de Noir

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    King Fahad oil blend by Arabian Oud to my nose is the most harmonious and seamless combination of rose and oud, with musk and patchouli providing a perfect backdrop for the duo. Can't really see this theme executed better.

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    I am loving By Kilian Rose Oud right now. Next is Noir de Noir and then C&S Dark Rose.

    I really want to try Portrait of a Lady!

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    I can't believe it took 32 posts to mention Aoud Cuir D'Arabie.


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    From what I've sampled New York Oud is the winner for me. Getting a bottle in the near future
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    Quote Originally Posted by alfarom View Post
    I can't believe it took 32 posts to mention Aoud Cuir D'Arabie.
    Not my favorite, but definitely a fragrance that wouldn't be the same without rose. ( Most badass rose fragrance ever, possibly in a dead heat with Tauer's Orris ).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sugandaraja View Post
    ( Most badass rose fragrance ever, possibly in a dead heat with Tauer's Orris ).
    Definitely, Suga. Expecially for those who have a special fetish for animalic/rose combos...Not to mention that this was one of the first fragrances to play the rose-oud accord in the western market...In concept, this is Leather Oud for people who love rose.


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