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    Default Granville Dior alternatives

    It' s very difficult to find here in Italy the fantastic fragrance Granville by Dior, collection privee. It may only be sold in Dior boutiques, very few in Italy and not close to my city. And also, it' s not even ever available there.
    So, I wish I could find a very similar fragrance. As similar as possible, in its aromatic, fresh and woody notes, in a masculine way. I love the pine, but not in the rough way of Pino Silvestre...I love the aromatic invigorating accents, the sparkling citric freshness and the conforting soft warm woody base.
    I don't love too much Eau Savage, as I find it quiet linear and too unbalanced and shifted too much on the citrus side only. I need someting more complex and refined, as the wonderful Granville is indeed.
    Thanks !

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    It's a one off. I could name lots of scents with a pine note included but they won't be the same. It is available in London at Selfridges, not sure of their export policy. Definitely worth having though. Maybe others can help.

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    Default Re: Granville Dior alternatives

    Perhaps Double Zero by Galimard although not exactly the same.

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    Default Re: Granville Dior alternatives

    I haven't tried Granville. But perhaps Fille en Aiguilles by Serge Lutens, Polo by Ralph Lauren or possibly Slumberhouse Norne might compare.

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    I haven't come across anything that does the same job - Granville is quite unique, IMO. It's possible there may be some vaguely similar coniferous gems from the 80's but in terms of readily available stuff dunno. If you like it as much as I do I would suggest making the effort to order from Dior - maybe go for a 250ml or 500ml, the bigger the better price per ml.

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    Default Re: Granville Dior alternatives

    Blenheim Bouquet by Penhaligon's is very close.
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    Default Re: Granville Dior alternatives

    Aside from the top notes, I have tried nothing like it to date...
    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)
    Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz) - tie
    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

    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) Polo vintage (Ralph Lauren) - tie
    9) Patou pour Homme Privé (Jean Patou) - tie
    9) Oud Shamash (The Different Company) - tie

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    Default Re: Granville Dior alternatives

    Blenheim Bouquet is the closest I smelled.

    Definitely not a replacement though. More of a complimentary item.
    for swap/sale:

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    Slumberhouse Norne.

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