Collectible PHI - Une Rose de Kandahar (2013)

Collectible PHI - Une Rose de Kandahar by Tauer Perfumes
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Collectible PHI - Une Rose de Kandahar is a popular perfume by Tauer Perfumes for women and men and was released in 2013. The scent is floral-spicy. The longevity is above-average. It is still in production.

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Andy Tauer

Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesApricot, Bergamot, Cinnamon, Bitter almond
Heart Notes Heart NotesAfghan rose, Bulgarian rose absolute, Bourbon geranium, Tobacco leaf absolute
Base Notes Base NotesPatchouli, Vetiver, Vanilla, Tonka bean, Musk, Ambergris



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Submitted by Colognissimo, last update on 17.06.2018
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Bottle 6.0/10 Sillage 6.0/10 Longevity 6.0/10 Scent 5.5/10
Phi - a simple rose
the progression of scents for me went like this: 1 - very strong acrid rose, the metallic acridity went away quickly however then came a very fresh, green rose. 2 - rose strongly infused with peach. 3 - a very lovely powdery rose finish. very beautiful at the end. for me this scent did not have... Read more
Bottle 5.0/10 Sillage 7.5/10 Longevity 7.5/10 Scent 4.0/10
Another Tauer, Another Pass...
PHI opens with a slightly fruity apricot, with whiffs of piercing rose and bitter almond. As the composition moves to its early heart the rose remains in support, but moderately powdery, slightly creamy vanilla emerges as co-star with the slightly bitter almond. During the late dry-down the... Read more
Bottle 5.0/10 Sillage 7.5/10 Longevity 7.5/10 Scent 10.0/10
Rose of the mountains...
This is a phenomenal fragrance! Really beautiful stuff. So far I have never been disappointed by any fragrance by Andy Tauer. This is my third one. I have to say I am enjoying this one quite a lot. To me this is typical of most Tauer fragrances. It is a heavy, spicy kind of smell. My first love... Read more
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Sillage 7.5/10 Longevity 5.0/10 Scent 8.0/10
A Gentle Rose, Wrapped in Silk.
This is the only Tauer I have tried, that has come across as soft. I was expecting a deep, dark,and rich fragrance, and I was really surprised at how this came across, well, for me anyhow). The opening is really interesting..I didn't detect any rose first off, it is more of a wisp of gentle... Read more
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Marzipan Noir
Opening is a handful. It starts out unapologetic. All notes radiating at maximum capacity. Bitter almond (no sweetness) and apricot made dusty by the tobacco leaves. A faint sparkle from the bergamot. The tonka balances the patchouli. No dainty frills. There's an overall austere mood to... Read more
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Bottle 5.0/10 Sillage 5.0/10 Longevity 7.5/10 Scent 9.0/10
PHI - Une Rose de Kandahar
Andy Tauer's latest rose creation is another gem. A gem as such. I don't know what PHI stands for, but I read in his blog that it is a rose scent with precious, natural absolue ingredients ... and therefore a limited edition. The next harvest oil may not turn out the same exact batch. Notes and... Read more
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Hermesh 2 years ago
Versatile and voluminous: noble rose, sweet and fruity (apricot), slightly vanilla, at the same time spicy (tobacco leaf) and subtly earthy.+1
Bottle 8.0
Sillage 8.0
Longevity 8.0
Scent 8.0

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