Montale Chocolate Greedy.
Thread: Creamy hot chocolate
Everyday I'm reading someone reviewing a fragrance and saying how "dry" and "powdery" the chocolate note in that fragrance is. Here's a few: "Guerlain L'Instant Pour Homme Extreme" and "Bond No9 I Love NY For All"
Now, is that what I want? No. I'm looking for a chocolate scent but not a dry one, nor do I want a powdery one. I want a creamy, warm hot chocolate smell that is well combined with another good note that blends well with chocolate. For instants, orange.
Thanks in advance.
Les Senteurs Vanille Chocolate
Serendipity 3 Serendipitous is just like hot cocoa with a little orange rind.
Serge Lutens Borneo, hot chocolate mix and patchouli... very dry/dusty and wonderful.
Chocolovers by Aquolina
Unfortunately discontinued but still widely available on Ebay for a reasonable price (this stuff used to be super cheap when it was in production though).
Despite most people describing LIDGE as having dry powdery cocoa, I find it quite sweet and creamy, probably due to the vanilla, which disappointed me a bit at first (vanilla? in a Guerlain? I know! Who'd have thought...). I find the dryness comes more from the patchouli and cedar, but I think my evaluations of sweet and dry differ from the average in that I'm quite sensitive to sweetness, and anything that smells sweet on paper will be even sweeter when I spray it on my skin.
i think i know what you are looking for - AOMASSAI by parfumerie generale. top quality hot chocolate-baked caramel nuts... a typical gourmand (and the best typical gourmand i know) great smell but i personally don't like to smell like that... when i try it out of the sample i always crave some good coffee or hot chocolate. it is just too gourmand for me.
borneo 1834 by lutens is dark (hard) chocolate - patchouli. less gourmandic, more perfume-artistic, and my preference between the two.
I want to try every scent on here...please send samples this way! J/k. I think I tried Chocolat by Profumo. I didn't get much chocolate from it..at least the chocolate I was looking for anyway. Wasn't very gourmand at all.
There is a niche brand, Noblie 1942, and the line is Le Petit Chocolatier. Try the 1, Confiture. Chocolate+orange. Samples can be found on Luckyscent(not affiliated). I think all three chocolate samples from the LPC line come together when you choose the sample option. All worth trying.
Last edited by kalli; 11th November 2012 at 10:50 AM.
"One gives freely, yet grows all the richer; another withholds what he should give, and only suffers want." Proverbs.
Red Aoud by Montale
Givenchy Play Intense by Givenchy
Rochas Man by Rochas
If ou're fine with very sweet stuff, give a chance to Parfumerie Generale's Musc Maori.
Further seconding DHI and Rochas Man
Current top 10:
1. L'Artisan Dzing!
2. Lorenzo Villoresi Yerbamate
3. Guerlain Bois d'Armenie
4. L'Artisan Al Oudh
5. Bond No. 9 Andy Warhol Silver Factory
6. Parfumerie Generale Bois Blond
7. Andy Tauer L'Air du Desert Marocain
8. Guerlain Derby
9. Geo F Trumper Eucris
10. Parfum d'Empire Ambre Russe