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    Default Acqua di gio vs Acqua di gio essnza

    well i went to buy a fragrance today i asked for ADG then i saw ADG Essenza i applied both on each hand, they smelled similer the price difference is big, i really wana know if u guys think it worth the difference? also if u guys can tell a lil difference between both of them bcoz to my nose essenza smelled like lemon or maybe i should go any try again.

    thanks in advance.

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    Essnza smelt a little sharper to me. But that's all. Certainly not worth owning both.

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    I'd choose Essenza, in fact, at least to my nose, this scent smelling quite different from ADG.

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    Essenza cause it lasts longer and apparently it projects, the original goes away really fast on me

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    Default Re: Acqua di gio vs Acqua di gio essnza

    Quote Originally Posted by Ken_Russell View Post
    I'd choose Essenza, in fact, at least to my nose, this scent smelling quite different from ADG.
    Agree.

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    Default Re: Acqua di gio vs Acqua di gio essnza

    I'll stick with the original.

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    Essenza is better done with the higher quality of components.
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    I think Essnza smells a little dry and muted compared to Gio, but they are too similar to own both. I prefer Essnza, but don't care to own either.
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sjg3839 View Post
    I'll stick with the original.
    me too
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    Default Re: Acqua di gio vs Acqua di gio essnza

    Essenza. I dont know if its just me, but i get a slight menthol/eucalyptus accord from Essenza, which is absent in the original. this is the signature note in Essenza to my nose.
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    I got a sample of this the other day, and immediately bought a bottle.

    it really brought me back to the 90's when i used to see a different lady every night of the week, had blonde "tips" and wore a choker made of rope.

    Its honestly exactly what i was hoping it would be. Its got the same basic idea that everyone loves about ADG, except its a thicker, more intense version. Almost slightly more mature.

    ADG became so watered down over the years.

    ADGE has crazy projection for an EDP, and was on my skin for almost an entire 24 hours!

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    Essnza for sure.

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    Default Re: Acqua di gio vs Acqua di gio essnza

    the original is better than the essenza flanker.

    but keep in mind on basenotes, people here are too uppity to support the best-selling fragrance, so they will naturally side with the newer lesser known flanker.

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    Default Re: Acqua di gio vs Acqua di gio essnza

    Essenza seems a little smoother but they are very, very similar. If you think they smelled about the same just buy the less expensive one.
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