Vétiver Extraordinaire by Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle
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Vétiver Extraordinaire is a popular perfume by Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle for men and was released in 2002. The scent is woody-green. It is being marketed by Estēe Lauder Companies.

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Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesBergamot, Bitter orange
Heart Notes Heart NotesClove, Pink pepper, Vetiver
Base Notes Base NotesOakmoss, Musk, Myrrh, Sandalwood, Cedar

Ratings

Scent

8.2 (248 Ratings)

Longevity

7.6 (168 Ratings)

Sillage

6.3 (158 Ratings)

Bottle

7.6 (153 Ratings)
Submitted by DonVanVliet, last update on 04.06.2018
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Bottle 7.0/10 Sillage 7.0/10 Longevity 6.0/10 Scent 9.0/10
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Woody - earthy - green
A crisp, decent, neat and weightless woody fragrance with precise amount of earthiness to woo without being vulgar. This is by far one of the best tributes to vetiver. Green peppery citrus opening solves in a slightly pharmaceutical vetiver that gives you goosebump if you're fond of this... Read more
Bottle 5.0/10 Sillage 7.5/10 Longevity 5.0/10
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The "Real" Vetiver...
Let me start off first of all by saying that I am a huge fan of vetiver in all forms, and a huge fan of vetiver based fragrances. I find this one very authentic and extremely well made. The fragrance starts out with a hit of smoky, earthy vetiver and some citrus. I get the cloves and some dark... Read more
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Vetiver Extraordinaire
Vetiver root has been used in perfumery since day one, but the eponymous masculine Vetivers fixate on it with a particular reverence. Vetiver isn’t simply the masculine equivalent of the feminine white floral. It’s become a ceremonial totem of male toiletry, ranking with the fougère as a... Read more
Bottle 7.5/10 Sillage 2.5/10 Longevity 10.0/10 Scent 8.0/10
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Ropion's Successful Take On Vetiver...
When I first tried Vetiver Extraordinaire, I immediately was worried as I got a decent amount of cumin in the top notes, and I don't like cumin in most scents... That said, I give Ropion credit for being able to balance the cumin so it blends with the vetiver gradually, and it becomes a seamless... Read more
Sillage 5.0/10 Longevity 5.0/10 Scent 6.0/10
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Vetiver for the Sake of Vetiver
Frédéric Malle VETIVER EXTRAORDINAIRE is a vetiver lover's vetiver cologne. It smells spare and streamlined to the point where I am reminded of recent wearings of aromachemical niche perfumes such as MOLECULE 01. I really smell vetiver and just about only vetiver, which is a result no doubt of... Read more

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Syzygy73 107 days ago
Scalpel like clarity. A precision vetiver by which all other vetivers should be measured. Beauty and austerity in one superb creation.+3
Bottle 8.0
Sillage 7.0
Longevity 8.0
Scent 8.5

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