Encens Chembur (2008)

Encens Chembur by Byredo
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Encens Chembur is a perfume by Byredo for women and men and was released in 2008. The scent is spicy-smoky. It is being marketed by Manzanita Capital.

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Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesBergamot, Lemon
Heart Notes Heart NotesGinger, Nutmeg, Temple incense
Base Notes Base NotesAmber, Labdanum, Musk

Ratings

Scent

7.2 (106 Ratings)

Longevity

6.7 (75 Ratings)

Sillage

5.7 (75 Ratings)

Bottle

7.2 (75 Ratings)
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8.0/10
ScentFan

325 Reviews
ScentFan
ScentFan
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Feminine Incense
I like the mix of citrus and sweet spice in this fragrance and since I'm partial to elemi, to say nothing of labdanum, this works for me. It's a fresher, more accessible incense than most I own and for me leans toward the feminine side, if with sophistication. Very pleasant and very wearable for a variety of occasions.
ColinM

516 Reviews
ColinM
ColinM
Helpful Review    4
Smoky dullness
... and another dull, synthetic, vaguely “fizzy” incense with the usual base nuances of “pencil sharpener” cedar wood, here contrasted by spices and a sort of citrus-candied note (elemi). A bit ambery and vanillic, with a pleasant undertone of musky-soapy notes which provide a decent sort of “dusty” mood, a bit moldy too (ambroxan, I guess), enhanced by the slightly “rotten” sweetishness of some nuances of elemi. Then pepper, ginger, nutmeg. Basically, think of some (neo)classic woody-spicy scents like Cacharel pour l’Homme or Envy Men, rewritten with a prominent synthetic incense note to fit the current requirements of fashion (back then). In my opinion: uncreative, plastic, overpriced, still decently pleasant albeit in the least interesting meaning ever.

5,5-6/10
ArkangeL

49 Reviews
ArkangeL
ArkangeL
Bois d'Encens Eau Fraiche
Lately, I've found myself roused by Byredo Parfums, but Encens Chembur smells to me like a sheer, zesty impression of Armani Bois d'Encens. For all of the obvious reasons. Incense confined by citrus notes and a faint smoke of burning resins. Perhaps I'm not partial to citrus, but this line has much more to offer.

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