Derviche 2018

Derviche by Rogue
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Derviche is a popular perfume by Rogue for women and men and was released in 2018. The scent is oriental The longevity is above-average. It is still available to purchase.
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Manuel Cross (Brand Owner, Perfume maker)

Fragrance Notes

BergamotBergamot
LabdanumLabdanum
VanillaVanilla
JasmineJasmine
FrankincenseFrankincense
SandalwoodSandalwood
MuskMusk
TobaccoTobacco
LeatherLeather
SaffronSaffron
CivetCivet

Ratings

Scent

8.552 Ratings

Longevity

8.546 Ratings

Sillage

8.046 Ratings

Bottle

7.936 Ratings
Submitted by Carlitos01, last update on 12.10.2021.
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Reviews

7.5
Scent
7
Longevity
7
Sillage
7
Bottle
Chizza
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Chizza
Chizza
Top Review    28  
Olfactory floral allure
A dervish is somewhere also the oriental personification of art, grace and elegance. With respect, however, that fits Rogue for me. The label has already released numerous high-quality and imaginative fragrances, not rarely floral, not rarely old school. Manuel Cross has often been able to convince and win over even self-confessed skeptics as far as floral fragrances are concerned. Empirically, I can say that. Now Derviche smells for me like a typical Rogue but also different because much more complex. One must devote himself to the fragrance several times for hours, read it to understand what has been created here.

The musk as a foundation seems well chosen here. For me, musk can quickly become too much, here it is clearly worked out but especially the combination with the tobacco gives it a dirty-rough aura. If one dedicates oneself to Derviche intensively, so quickly animalic notes peek out. The civet is not dominant but noticeable - in the spirit of earlier classic fragrances. The more time passes, the more the smoky vanilla emerges. The incense, however, only marginally envelops the vanilla, and so does the smoky note. The base continues to tower over everything and you can't help but teleport to distant desert landscapes in your mind and sit out there at night sipping tea while cool wind comes up and takes the intensity out of the heat. Gentle wind, heated ground, that too is Derviche. Again and again one notices the jasmine, the unmistakable, floral-honey element of this flower, which grows precisely where the deserts are not far away. Thereby it becomes successively more sensual, more tempting.

Derviche radiates different, even diametrically opposed properties. On the one hand, the fragrance is floral-bitter, seems so unapproachable. On the other hand, but also inviting, oriental with Wohlfühlaura. Only the persistence of the perfume seems quite low, fades too quickly but who does not mind, who expects after a good three to four hours a graceful, floral fireworks full of heavy passion.
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Bottle
Drseid

797 Reviews
Drseid
Drseid
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Pipe Tobacco, Anyone?...
Derviche opens with just a hint of nose tingling orange bergamot, combining with much more substantial relatively sweet starring amber-like labdanum rising from the base with a supporting cherry pipe tobacco accord underpinning it before gradually moving to its heart. As the composition enters its early heart the amber-like relatively sweet labdanum and now deepening pipe tobacco accord remain now as co-stars, as the the labdanum adds a leather-like facet to the mix along with supporting gentle warm saffron spice and subtle hints of floral jasmine. During the late dry-down, the composition remains linear as it eschews some of its early sweetness and the jasmine floral, as a mildly sweet vanilla and soft woody sandalwood tandem in the base gradually emerges and takes the fore, coupling with remnants of the labdanum and pipe tobacco remaining from the heart now in a supporting role through the finish. Projection is very good and longevity excellent at over 12 hours on skin.

It took me a bit of time to completely come around to Derviche. The early amber-like sweetness comes off a tad synthetic smelling and a touch too sweet for this writer's aversion to sweet compositions. That said, the ambery labdanum calms down as time passes as the pleasant smelling pipe-like tobacco accord takes hold. While the composition is pretty linear so changes happen very gradually, the subtle emergence of the less sweet vanilla and sandalwood from the base sneaks up on the wearer as a nice surprise that almost goes unnoticed and ultimately clinches the deal. While I doubt Derviche will go down as perfumer Cross' best work, when viewed as a relatively straightforward ambery sweet pipe tobacco and vanilla composition, it is a successful one that is hard to dislike and much easier to fall in love with, as I did. The bottom line is the $150 per 100ml bottle Derviche may not show off Mr. Cross' immense talent like the much more complex Chypre-Siam does, but for what it is, the composition is an addictive and successful relatively sweet pipe tobacco focused "excellent" 4 stars out of 5 rated perfume that is recommended in particular to lovers of compositions like Tobacco Vanille, but want a bit more complexity.
2 Replies
8.5
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8
Longevity
7
Sillage
8
Bottle
Pepdal

226 Reviews
Pepdal
Pepdal
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Derviche. Rogue.
My first review from this fascinating house out of the U.S., composed by owner Manuel Cross. It is clear that most of this line is inspired early 20th century perfumery, but from what I have smelled so far, they very much have a place in a modern wardrobe.


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Longevity
8
Sillage
8
Bottle
Maggy4u

76 Reviews
Maggy4u
Maggy4u
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Dance, Derviche, Dance!
Derviche shines deep golden in the bottle. Like sweet, tempting honey. And exactly this picture transfers and unfolds to/on my skin. The bergamot melts into the amber and the animal notes shimmer lustfully behind the curtains. Anyone who knows honey animalics knows what I'm talking about.

This subtle sweetness that is so incredibly sensual.

Light leather and tobacco swing together with saffron on the second level of the fragrance and claim more and more spaces. However, the fragrance does not break out of its subtle eroticism at any moment, but creates further facets that are very harmonious and fascinating.

Derviche barely misses the mark as an animalic gourmand and yet is much more than his ingredients might suggest. It is sensual and playful - at the same time absolutely unisex and really unique.

Statements

BoBoChampBoBoChamp 1 month ago
8.5
Scent
8
Longevity
8
Sillage
Initially animalic spicy-floral, a warm and resinous, gently leathery, oriental spicy-sweet Winter fragrance, on a smooth musky-woody base.
RisingChaosRisingChaos 3 months ago
6
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9
Longevity
8
Sillage
Fizzy tobacco leaf and leather pop from skin. Thick and syrupy. Tobacco-first, vanilla-second frag, but less sweet and more dry than most.
BertolucciKBertolucciK 7 months ago
8.5
Scent
8
Longevity
7
Sillage
8
Bottle
The opening smells like extremely sweet etanol with sour jasmine, strong, off-putting. After toned-down, it becomes a quite good musky scent

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