Hello you scent freaks! I greet you once again to a new comment from me. Today I'm talking about one of my favourite brands, namely Atelier Cologne. Even though at least half of the fragrances are rather average for me, I think that the brand still has some highlights to offer, comes in beautiful flacons and I simply love everything, especially the summery fresh scents like Bergamot Soleil or Orange Sanguine.
Today I'll try Café Tuberosa. A fragrance that is supposed to smell like the beloved hot drink as well as flowers, of which once again I don't know what they look like at all (which means I have to google again and again what these flowers look like...) In any case, you can be curious how it might smell, because coffee is something like tea, which always tastes delicious and smells good. And unlike tea, by the way, I don't think it's bad or even delicious to drink coffee with milk (but tea with milk is and remains barbaric! That's disgusting, man... even worse would be hot water with milk, just like the British drink it, at least in Asterix with the British :D).
Bah, tea with milk, that's... oops, I'm rambling again. But surely some of you will comment that especially East Frisian tea with milk is so great :DD
All right, before I digress any further, I'll get back to this scent. And since I like the smell of coffee, I'm really excited about it. Especially unbrewed powdered coffee is really great, the scent you like to inhale every now and then when you open the coffee can (or the package, if you open it again) and stick your nose into it (so into the package, NOT into the coffee :D). With scents, this scent is never that intense, but you'll see what the scent is like right away. I start to sniff then!
The fragrance begins with a mix of café and patchouli, as well as a slightly chocolaty scent. To start with, there are fresher scents like lemons for a very short time. The earthy patchouli quickly fades away or at least weakens, so that the café mix is now much more in tune with the chocolate or cocoa, which is a nice combination, especially if powdery, soft vanilla notes are added.
Only a little later you can still smell a mix of coffee, some patchouli and cocoa. But of course everything seems to be very perfumed, so that the coffee scent is not very authentic anymore and is more hinted but still smells nice. There are also the flowery-sweet scents like tuberoses, now mixed with slightly sour roses, which also seem to become more and more intense.
In the end, I smell patchouli again, as well as continuing sweet scents that remind me of a nice mix of vanilla, cocoa and a little tonka bean. The vegetable sweetness is now less or I just don't recognize these vegetable sweet scents so well. At the very end, you can already guess that almost only the powdery vanilla remains.
The Sillage and the durability:
The Sillage is okay, not a firecracker, but not so weak that you would have to get extremely close to smell the scent on you. So for a while you are wrapped in a small but fine fragrance cloud and you emit a sweetish-smooth scent. I also found the shelf life to be okay with over six or seven hours!
The bottle is rectangular with rounded edges. A red, patterned label runs from one part of the front to the back, on which the brand name is written in haptically slightly raised lettering. Depending on the size of the bottle, the lid can be wrapped in leather or simply chrome-plated. At first glance, AC's flacons may look quite simple, but together with the beautiful labels, they all in all look simply beautiful.
Soo people, that was Café Tuberosa. A beautiful fragrance with a suitably chosen name, as it smells of coffee, tuberose and also roses, especially at the beginning. The fragrance is for me an all-rounder, because despite autumnal scents like vanilla it doesn't smell very intense after the individual fragrances and therefore moderately sprayed on it could actually be worn even in spring.
For me, it suits well for going out because of its lovely soft and sweet scent, but could also be used every day. Frahlinglovers could take a look in here, or should I rather say: put a nose in it? D
Anyway, for me it is one of the great Atelier Cologne fragrances and despite the unisex statement it is a bit more feminine and therefore more for the ladies here.
You shouldn't necessarily expect anything extraordinary, as I'm missing a bit of the "wow" effect and the fragrance loses its sillage a bit quickly, but still it smells nice, so you could try it, especially if you like coffee notes. I'm not sure about tuberoses, but I don't find the scent very flowery, especially not at the end, and I also think that the roses were more noticeable in the middle part.
Well, no matter, scent perceptions are always different, maybe you smell something completely different and then you really know, unlike me, whether you can smell flowers or not. And I... well... this summer I should really try to learn at least some basic flowers, what they look like and stuff, like tulips, daisies or immortals... whereby the latter sounds like a superhero group: The immortals! Mu ha ha ha ha, okay okay okay, I'm gone already :DD
So take care and have a nice evening! So long :)