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Ambre d'Alexandrie (2017)
by Boucheron


Ambre d'Alexandrie information

Year of Launch2017
GenderShared / Unisex
AvailabilityIn Production
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PerfumerJean-Christophe Herault
Parent CompanyInter Parfums

About Ambre d'Alexandrie

Ambre d'Alexandrie is a shared / unisex perfume by Boucheron. The scent was launched in 2017 and the fragrance was created by perfumer Jean-Christophe Herault

Ambre d'Alexandrie fragrance notes

Reviews of Ambre d'Alexandrie

Shisa. Narguile. Tobacco. These linguistic markers seem to converge on the same note I encounter with such frequency that oversaturation is on the near horizon if not closer. Neutral from my wearing because it is still a quality, pleasant blend. Tobacco lovers would be wise to take heed of rogalal’s observation of the sweet wood dry down. Boucheron’s Ambre is quite long-lived with a tenacious sweetness that is the last to leave the party. Amber? Alexandria never heard of her.

Review based on a carded spray vial. As of the time of this writing discounters have this about $85-100 for 4.1 oz.
03rd December, 2020 (last edited: 02nd December, 2020)
An awfully close copy of Hermes Ambre Narguile.

That means it's a fruity take on pipe tobacco, like a classic humidor - rich tobacco and woods - but matched with fruits and pie spices. There's a smoky ash note in the background and a vanilla gourmand richness underneath.

Late in the day, when Ambre Narguile would have dried down to spiced vanilla amber, Ambre d'Alexandrie finally goes off in its own direction and fades to sweet wood instead.

I question why this even needs to exist from an artistic standpoint, but it copies one of my old favorites, so I have no choice but to give it a thumbs-up because it smells so good.
04th September, 2019

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