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Gentlemen Only Intense by Givenchy

Gentlemen Only Intense by Givenchy
Gender: Men
Release date: 2014
Brand: Givenchy

Key Notes of Gentlemen Only Intense

What Does Gentlemen Only Intense Smell Like

Gentlemen Only Intense by Givenchy presents a robust, warm scent, boldly starting with the unmistakable tang of birch leaf. The birch's natural, earthy aroma intertwines seamlessly with the tangy zest of green mandarin orange, giving an initial impression of walking through a sun-dappled orchard. A touch of black pepper cuts through, lending a heated spice that elevates the fragrance's early moments to an engaging complexity.

Transitioning to the heart of the perfume, a rich leather note emerges, capturing the essence of a well-worn, comfortable study filled with leather-bound books. Patchouli and Texas cedar mingle with the leather, adding a woody backbone that grounds and deepens the scent, evoking the tranquility of forest trails blanketed by fallen leaves.

As a fitting finale, the base blooms into a blend of rich tonka bean, amber, and frankincense. The tonka bean is a dominant presence, introducing a sweetness as extravagant as a gourmet dessert, tempered by the gentle warmth of amber. Traces of frankincense add a mysterious, ancient edge, leaving an overall scent full of depth, warmth, and a hint of saccharine indulgence.

Review of Gentlemen Only Intense

Givenchy's Gentlemen Only Intense is not one to shy away from making a statement. It's a perfume that exudes a strong masculine vibe, making it a particularly fitting choice for those who appreciate a bold, husky scent. Its appeal gravitates towards a more mature audience, finding resonance with men who carry with them an air of distinction and maturity.

The scent of Gentlemen Only Intense is intricately layered. It takes a journey through a complex arrangement of woody undertones, a spicy kick, a hint of sweetness, and an unexpected touch of leather. It's like walking through a dense autumn forest at dusk, the air crisp with a hint of spiciness, the fallen leaves crunching under your boots, and the lingering scent of the rich earth after a rain. Despite this robust blend, its gourmand and powdery notes delicately lighten the mood, preventing it from becoming overly heavy.

While the longevity of Gentlemen Only Intense may fade a bit quicker than some might prefer, it's still a scent that leaves an impression. Its sillage, while not overwhelming, is certainly noticeable. For those who prefer their perfumes to subtly announce their arrival rather than shout it from the rooftops, this is a benefit.

Givenchy's Gentlemen Only Intense is a solid choice for fall and winter where its distinct attributes can shine. It's a perfume that fits well with evening outings, business meetings, or simply a relaxed night out. However, it may not hold up as well in the heat of summer, nor does it lend itself to breezy daytime events.

Overall, Givenchy's Gentlemen Only Intense is an interesting choice for those seeking a confident, mature, and distinct scent.

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