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View Poll Results: Best of the Uomo line?

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  • Uomo

    8 28.57%
  • Uomo Intense

    17 60.71%
  • Uomo Acqua

    1 3.57%
  • Uomo Noir Absolu

    2 7.14%
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    Default Best of the Valentino Uomo line?

    What are your opinions on this line?

    I just got the Valentino Uomo(2014 version) after having previously bought the Intense and the Acqua flankers.
    Imo, this is quite a bit underwhelming compared to the other two, like something just doesn't click. Weirdly enough, when I previously tested it on a paper strip, it seemed to have a bit more sparkle. That isn't to say it's bad, it's a solid 8, but the Intense and to a lesser extent the Acqua seem overall more refined to me.

    Have yet to test the Noir Absolu(2017 flanker) though, but I'd love to hear your opinions on how they all stack up.

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    Default Re: Best of the Valentino Uomo line?

    I love the original most, but the others are enjoyable. The original is most like a coffee drink I love. Stuck on it!
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    Default Re: Best of the Valentino Uomo line?

    Of the four in your list, for me, which I have tried, Uomo I found to be the most pleasant.pleasant.
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    From a personal viewpoint alone and within the current lineup, the Intense, at least up to this point
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    Default Re: Best of the Valentino Uomo line?

    My vote goes for the original too. It is a wonderfull fragrance and I really like its notes of myrtle and roasted coffee beans.
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    I have opted for VUI. Having briefly only tried VUI and VU I can't comment overly explicitly but VUI I was more taken aback with on account of tending to dislike 'makeup' scented fragrances.

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    In my humble opinion Intense is in a league of it's own. Great fragrance. One of the best designer releases of the past 10 years.
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    Default Re: Best of the Valentino Uomo line?

    Intense gets my vote.

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    Intense gets my vote.
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