Thread: Your favourite winter gourmand?
One I enjoy - Matin Calin
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Dries van Noten par Frédéric Malle and Tonka Imperiale.
I would say Guerlain Tonka Imperiale if I had to pick one.
Not a huge fan of gourmands but I do rather enjoy Pure Malt.
Sergei Lutens "Chergui"
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A*Men Pure Havane by Thierry Mugler
Ambre Narguile. Not sure its classified as gourmand, but its sweet and yummy.
New Haarlem is good too.
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Favorite...Chergui. Most worn? Dior Homme Intense. Although, I'm trying Lanvin Avant Garde today for the first time and I think I could see myself wearing this more than DHI to be honest.
A*Men: Mainly wear it in bed. Not into sweets when I'm out and about. Man I love the way it smells. Smelled damn near every niche out there over the last ten years and and none of them can touch it. I don't love the flankers.
I also love Theorema (women's) but I get a little tired of it. Whatever. Easily one of the best masculine gourmands ever made.
Like M7 a lot, too. And I love to smell Chergui. Too much benzoin and amber to wear most times but it sure as hell smells great. If you want to call it a gourmand Santal de Mysore (Lutens) is excellent as well.
Last edited by pluran; 19th February 2014 at 03:12 PM.
From what I own: Rochas Man
From what I tested: Endymion Penhaligons, Pure Havane, DHI among others
(frankly, I could use all of the aforementioned not just in winter, but also as an all-year gourmand)
+1 for Pure Havane.
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Is DHI considered a gourmand?
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