Süleyman Le Magnifique 2017

Süleyman Le Magnifique by Fort & Manlé
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Süleyman Le Magnifique is a popular perfume by Fort & Manlé for men and was released in 2017. The scent is spicy-oriental. The production was apparently discontinued.
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Fragrance Notes
Turkish galbanumTurkish galbanum AmberAmber MuskMusk BenzoinBenzoin PatchouliPatchouli VetiverVetiver AmyrisAmyris RoseRose TuberoseTuberose CinnamonCinnamon VanillaVanilla AmbergrisAmbergris Red appleRed apple
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Scent
7.655 Ratings
Longevity
7.346 Ratings
Sillage
6.747 Ratings
Bottle
8.745 Ratings
Value for money
6.311 Ratings
Submitted by FRAgrANTIC, last update on 06.09.2022.
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Mlleghoul

242 Reviews
Mlleghoul
Mlleghoul
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A perfume for airing your grievances to the gods
The first few times I tried Süleyman Le Magnifique from Fort & Manle, I couldn’t figure it out, but for whatever reason, today it feels different. This is a dispassionate cool, woody floral incense. An ornate, centuries-old chest with polished wrought iron embellishments, once brimming with rare woods, precious flowers, and sacred resins, but which has slowly emptied over the years. It is a vessel which now holds but the barest perfumed memory of its past riches, alongside the bitter, vanillic fragrance of the aged container itself, and a thin scrap of parchment, a fragment of poem; not of youthful frenzied hearts and fevered love, but a sober observation from one who has been around the block and seen some things– and has something to say about it. Perhaps in the vein of these lines from Sappho’s tablets:

Death is an evil.
That’s what the gods must think.
Or surely they would die.

Süleyman Le Magnifique is the scent of your collected wisdom and experiences– and having lost some parts of yourself in the process of gathering. Some of those pieces you lost were hope. But many of them were fear. And if you want to give the gods a piece of your mind, this is the perfume to reach for before fearlessly airing your grievances.
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10
Bottle
6
Sillage
7
Longevity
9
Scent
Emorandeira

372 Reviews
Emorandeira
Emorandeira
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Oriental Apple & cinnamon
I am really surprised with this perfume...and in a good way! Honestly i thought that i wouldnt like this perfume very much... I thought this would be the typical oriental with a fruitytchouli vibe... However i have found a very special perfume. The only issue i find is the longevity as in most perfumes of the brand...It last only 4-5 hours on my skin with a very soft sillage... And this is something that i cant understand because It is a very rich and intense fragance at the opening, very oily and with a very good quality ingredients but... It fades away too Soon... :(
The perfume is centered in an apple & cinnamon combinatión (but not the typical home spray scent)... The background is resinous and very ambery with a soft touch of flowers...
I think It is a very versatile oriental perfume, similar to rodoass by bebolar but a bit weaker and weareable most of times (but maybe avoiding summer days). Totally unisex and very pleasant!

Scent: 9
Longevity: 7
Sillage: 6
Q/p: 5
Versatility: 8
Originality: 8
Global: 8.5
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8
Bottle
7
Sillage
7
Longevity
7
Scent
Chizza
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Chizza
Chizza
Top Review 8  
The Hamam in Alanya
Because of the current free time, which is in surplus, I deal with some fragrances more often and write some words. Freely according to this motto I have dared to approach Süleyman Le Magnifique once again. A powerful, a heavy fragrance and above all, abundantly overloaded. Nevertheless, it awakens an image in me. I go back to many a vacation in Turkey and to the wellness area. The entrance is mostly nicely scented but still reserved. It usually only became olfactorically intensive when I had the good Hamam Sultan or whatever I had sold. Usually, massages are also included and so one is already extensively creamed somewhere. In no case with the camomile ointment, it must smell accordingly. I now automatically associate this scenery with Süleyman le Magnifique. Certainly pleasant if the perfume reminds of holidays in the bathing resort Alanya; especially in the relaxed environment where it was only called: sauna or steam bath ?

But this is where the shortcoming begins, because here a heavy scent becomes feathery light. But at home? In everyday life, at work? Not everyone will be able to cope because Fort&Manle are brute-force. The whole thing runs in familiar Fort&Manle tracks, it starts almost epic, takes out more and more speed and gets lost in sweet monotony. If you like that, the beguiling scent will make you feel as if you were mentally travelling. All others will be annoyed if necessary. You can compare it well with the roller coaster Taron from Phantasialand. From a standing position into the full throttle, further full throttle to then flatten out and again burn down a speed firework. Only that Süleyman Le Magnifique ends up flattening.
Sure, who wants to have the prelude with the hammer again? I'm sure hardly anyone. Anyway, it'll be sweeter and sweeter, and it'll be heavy. The cinnamon, it's clearly perceptible. It seems dark; apple accompanies it. The rose dominates the tuberose, everything is poured around by Amyris, it fits well to the Hamam feeling.

Everyone who appreciates the scents of sauna or hamam will enjoy it. Normally I do not appreciate too much honey clogging everything up. But here it would not have harmed the mass suitability. Whether the perfume should express this? Probably not with the name sponsor. Either way, Suleyman Le Magnifique lets me travel to the right region.
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9
Bottle
7
Sillage
7
Longevity
8.5
Scent
Ovaissaleem

61 Reviews
Ovaissaleem
Ovaissaleem
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Royalty
Notes: Galbanum, Cinnamon, Amber, Musk, Oud, Benzoin, Patchouli, Vetiver, Sandalwood, Rose, Vanilla, Red Apple

A gorgeous, smooth, classy and Hypnotic fragrance. Starts on a fruity side with Apple note being prominent followed by Cinnamon, which fades away pretty quickly. As the fragrance develops Ambergris, Benzoin and Amber are noticeable and give this fragrance a warm and comfy feeling. As the fragrance drys down the woody aspect of the fragrance comes alie bring forth vetiver, Patchouli, Sandalwood and Oud.

Even with all these heavy accords this fragrance give moderate sillage and projection.

This one is blended to perfection by Rasei Fort.
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7
Sillage
5
Longevity
8.5
Scent
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FvSpee
Top Review 23  
Ruler Qualities
The nickname "le Magnifique" of the Ottoman Sultan Süleyman l. (1495-1566), known in this country primarily for commanding the first Ottoman siege of Vienna (which was just as unsuccessful as the second one about 100 years later), is actually traditionally rendered in German as "the Magnificent". But that would not fit this fragrance very well, which is why I do not object when Parfumo, contrary to what is said here, translates as "Süleyman the Great".

Süleyman le Magnifique is anything but an opulent, voluptuous fragrance. His sillage is noticeable but slowed down and his durability in my perception and that of my fellow testers is rather too moderate than of excessive duration. Of the individual notes, none stands out dominantly; indeed, I cannot even smell a single one out with certainty, rather everything forms a tightly interwoven, dense and somewhat mysterious network; a total work of art. Yes, there may be a certain sweetness and fruitiness; apple, vanilla and rose cannot be denied outright, but they are anything but obtrusive. Woody and bitterish, almost leathery notes, with perhaps serious varieties of vetiver and patchouli, are present, but don't make the fragrance a firecracker or stinker. A certain balsamic softness and freshness is there (galbanum and benzoin perhaps), but Süleyman does not become a flatterer by this.

I am not able to decipher what moved Mr. Fort to name this fragrance after Süleyman I (and the other after Mehmed II), i.e. what is supposed to be the specifically "Süleyman-like" aspect of this one (if the naming concept was even thought through to such an extent).

In any case, the two historical figures are quite similar (not only with regard to the usual strangulations): Süleyman the Magnificent (who was killed about 100 years after Mehmed II. was a great and versatile ruler: as a far-sighted codifier (another epithet of him is "Süleyman the Lawgiver"), as a builder, as a conqueror and commander (he won the territory of Iraq and Transylvania for the Empire), but also, for example, as a poet. He is special in so far as his long-time main and favourite wife, who was captured as a girl by slave hunters in the Ukraine and transferred to the harem, where she made a rapid career, was actively involved in the affairs of government, which is the subject of operas and therefore need not be deepened here.

In any case, in my opinion Fort&Manlé succeeds in doing what I failed to do with the Mehmed fragrance, which I did not comment on favourably: an original and (except for the slightly too short shelf life) beautiful, successful, round, sultan fragrance that fits the theme.

For Süleyman le Magnifique shows not only very masculine but also domineering qualities: he is just as distinguished and gentle as he is powerful and firm, serious and structured, and masters himself without allowing individual traits to be excessive. He always remains mysterious and ambiguous and does not let himself be seen in the cards. So he always remains sovereign - I like this fragrance sultan!
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EmorandeiraEmorandeira 2 years ago
10
Bottle
6
Sillage
7
Longevity
9
Scent
This is a gorgeous Apple & cinnamon scent with a very ambery and resinous background and a soft touch of flowers. Performance very moderate
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