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Not quite Supremacy!
After using up my favorite clone Al Haramain L'aventure, I also ordered Afnan Supremacy Silver and Armaf CDNIM EdT in addition to L'aventure in early July 2021.
One thing in advance, I was so far very enthusiastic about L'aventure and am disappointed beyond measure by the current batch, which you can read here:
Back to the Supremacy Silver...just by that name "Supremacy" I imagine absolute domination among the Aventus clones. Domination in every way "fragrance, scent progression, projection, sillage and longevity". In my experience so far with the old batches of L'aventure, this one can in no way compete, except for the more pleasant top note.
Compared to the other clones, this one comes a little closer to the original, since the Annanas note is clearly perceptible.
A scent progression is given, but rather one that quickly flattens. At the beginning you take very nice the combination of smoked pineapple and the pleasant citrus perceived...whereby the citrus scent for me rather represents a more mature citrus than a very fresh / tangy / sour. The smoky is also perceived here from the start, which becomes more prevalent over time. I credit this fragrance very positively for that. For my nose, the smoky here but has something very slightly "ham-like". It is not at all unpleasant but perceptible to me. Until the pleasant mossy-woody base note penetrates about 1 hour.
Projection and Sillage:
Initially, the fragrance has decent projection and the sillage is also good. But once the base note has penetrated after about 1 hour, the projection and sillage flattens out significantly. After about 3-4hours, the scent is only perceptible to me from half an arm's length. Similarly, the performance of the sillage.
The fragrance is no longer perceptible on the skin after 3-4 for me. On clothes, the fragrance lasts more than 8 hours, but you have to sniff it to perceive it.
If I now make a comparison between the current batches between Supremacy Silver, L'aventure and CDNIM EdT, then the order across everything (fragrance, scent progression, projection, sillage and durability) for me looks like this:
1) CDNIM (Batch# 316667, 09714 - PD:01/2021, Made in France) - despite the reformulation!
2) Supremacy Silver (BN: 4727/20 - PD:07/20, Made in UAE) -> If the performance were better, I would see this one at #1
3) L'aventure (BH:050421011604, Made in UAE) -> With the old performance, I would see this one at #1
I will be getting Al Dur Al Maknoon by Lattafa and Montblanc Explorer soon to compare them accordingly.