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1872 for Men by Clive Christian

1872 for Men by Clive Christian
Gender: Men
Release date: 2001
Perfumer: Geza Schön

Key Notes of 1872 for Men

What Does 1872 for Men Smell Like

Clive Christian’s 1872 for Men opens with a bright rush of citrus scents. Bergamot, lime, grapefruit, and mandarin orange blend seamlessly, offering a refreshing and zesty first impression. Adding depth, subtle tones of nutmeg and pepper give an unexpected spicy edge while the softness of lavender and peach balance the overall sharpness. Underlying hints of exotic pineapple and earthy rosemary add complexity to this already intriguing opening.

As the perfume settles, the heart notes emerge more prominently. Clary sage introduces a green, somewhat bittersweet edge that complements the initial citrusy blast. The floral undertones of cyclamen and freesia mingle gently, not overpowering, but conferring a light, airy quality. The unexpected inclusion of tagetes adds a warm, almost apple-like aroma, while whispers of jasmine provide a tender sweetness.

The base of this fragrance is anchored in cedar and musk. These two notes create a sturdy, masculine foundation that shines through as the perfume wears on. Amber and labdanum bring a slightly sweet, resinous quality, while patches of patchouli add an earthy richness. The faintly smoky hint of frankincense rounds out the base, giving 1872 for Men a timeless and subtly mysterious finish.

Review of 1872 for Men

1872 for Men by Clive Christian is a perfume that stands out in the crowd. Its formulation, designed specifically for men, delivers a satisfying balance of scent profiles. At the heart of this fragrance, you'll discover a dominant green and fresh scent, accented with a hint of spice and citrus. The underlying notes are slightly floral and woody, with a subtle fruity touch and a whisper of fougère, making it an excellent choice for those who enjoy complex, layered fragrances.

This perfume showcases its peak performance during spring and summer months, although it can adapt to the crisp air of fall as well. It's a remarkably versatile scent, fitting a range of occasions from business meetings to casual outings or nights out. The longevity and sillage are commendable, ensuring your presence lingers even after you've left a room. However, given the premium nature of the brand, it might weigh a bit heavier on your pocket. But for the distinguished scent it delivers, many deem it a worthy investment.

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