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    Default Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Hi, this is my first post. I was looking for a strong winter scent with sandalwood and can y'all check if my Aventus is legit?
    I also want to know what y'alls favorite scent with a dominant vanilla is.

    Batch number : A42B12R01.

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    Cheers.

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Since you already own Creed, I suggest Original Santal as a strong sandalwood scent.

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    I have Original Santal, the Sandalwood is pretty weak and it smells like dresser sheets, not that I mind. I just wanted a strong sandalwood note.

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Santal Wood by Montale
    Tam Dao by Diptyque

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    I believe you meant B13 instead of B12... but yes, it's real. Dunno about the other question, but the two above are probably solid recs.

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Eccelso by Profumum Roma.
    Currently wearing: Santal Imprial by Creed

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Chanel Egoiste


    Montale Dark Aoud
    Amouage Epic Man
    Le Labo Santal 33

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    +1 Tam Dao
    +1 Egoiste

    Creed Himalaya
    nu_be Carbon

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Does egoiste or Dark aoud have strong sandalwood notes?

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Seconding OS by Creed
    Currently wearing: Zara Man Gold by Zara

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Quote Originally Posted by abishekjamez View Post
    Does egoiste or Dark aoud have strong sandalwood notes?
    Yes. That's why I recommended them.

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Quote Originally Posted by JiveHippo View Post
    Yes. That's why I recommended them.
    Brilliant.
    Current Top Ten:
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    2) Chypre Palatin
    3) 34 Boulevard Saint Germain
    4) One Man Show Gold Edition
    5) Kouros (Vintage)
    6) Mamluk
    7) Tobacco Vanille
    8) Interlude Man
    9) More than Words
    10) Ungaro II (Vintage)

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    You should try Serge Lutens Santal de Mysore, it's quite strong.

    But my favorite would be Chanel Egoiste.

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Santal noble from Maitre parfumeur et gantier

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    I dunno where to buy Santal de Mysore , here in America.

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Quote Originally Posted by abishekjamez View Post
    I dunno where to buy Santal de Mysore , here in America.

    http://www.luckyscent.com/shop/secti...de_Mysore.html

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Quote Originally Posted by badarun View Post
    Santal noble from Maitre parfumeur et gantier
    Agree

    CDG Wonderwood
    Tom Ford Santal Blush

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Looks good to go. +1 for Original Santal.

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Quote Originally Posted by JiveHippo View Post
    Chanel Egoiste


    Montale Dark Aoud
    Amouage Epic Man
    Le Labo Santal 33
    You had me until you said Epic Man

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Quote Originally Posted by aphexacid View Post
    You had me until you said Epic Man
    It's quite sandalwoody, no?

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    I don't wear it but remember Chanel Egoiste as a full bodied sandalwood scent.
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    Terre d' Hermes EDT (2006-2009) (Jean-Claude Ellena, 2006)
    Green Irish Tweed (Probably Oliver Creed / Pierre Bourdon, 1985)
    Eau de Rochas Pour Homme (Gilles Romey, 1993)
    Bleu de Chanel EDP (Jaques Polge, 2014)
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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Chanel Egoiste. Grab the vintage EDT or some concentree. Current formulation isn't bad, just not as strong sadly. That could all change though according to the sandalwood series that was posted on here.

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Egoiste is a great sandalwood.
    Tiffany for men is also fantastic.

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    I'll recommend something I just got. Costume National Homme. To me, the sandalwood stands head and shoulders above the other notes.


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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Quote Originally Posted by andym72 View Post
    I'll recommend something I just got. Costume National Homme. To me, the sandalwood stands head and shoulders above the other notes.


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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    - Santal Noble +1
    - Egoiste +1


    - Geo F. Trumper: Sandalwood Cologne: Brilliant stuff, quite similar to Egoiste and lasting all day!
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    - Loewe: Esencia/Pour Homme/Solo
    - Davidoff: Leather Blend Edp
    - Revillon R
    - MPG: Santal Noble
    - Acqua di Parma: Colonia Intensa /Leather/Oud
    - Knize Ten
    - YSL: Kouros (Fracheur)
    - Dior: Aqua Fahrenheit

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Tam Dao edp
    for swap/sale:



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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Yesterday I opened my bottle of Chanel Bois des Iles pure parfum and wore it for the first time. Gorgeous stuff, and the "mother" of Egoiste.
    "Wonderfully wild, eminently civilized" - Derby by Guerlain

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Quote Originally Posted by Trilby Lark View Post
    Since you already own Creed, I suggest Original Santal as a strong sandalwood scent.
    Original Santal is hardly a sandalwood scent to begin with.

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    Default Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Quote Originally Posted by abishekjamez View Post
    Does egoiste or Dark aoud have strong sandalwood notes?
    Egoiste has been reformulated, you hardly get sandalwood in it, Bois de Iles by Chanel, Tam Dao EDP are good options. If your looking for a Mysore (Indian) Sandalwood, CDG Wonderwood, Montale Dark Aoud, Pal Zileri have that.

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