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Route Mandarine Manuel Canovas for women

Route Mandarine Manuel Canovas for women
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male 25- 25+

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warm spicy
citrus
balsamic
white floral
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rose

Route Mandarine by Manuel Canovas is a Citrus Aromatic fragrance for women. Route Mandarine was launched in 2007. Top notes are egyptian pelargonium, madagascar ylang-ylang, ceylon cinnamon, orange, madagascar cloves, lemon, bergamot and italian mandarin; middle notes are patchouli, orange blossom, tahitian vetiver, sandalwood, lily-of-the-valley, bulgarian rose and egyptian jasmine; base notes are amber, incense, white musk, madagascar vanilla and spanish labdanum.

Perfume rating: 4.28 out of 5 with 30 votes.

Perfume Pyramid

Top Notes
Egyptian Pelargonium Madagascar Ylang-Ylang Ceylon Cinnamon Orange Madagascar Cloves Lemon Bergamot Italian Mandarin

Middle Notes
Patchouli Orange Blossom Tahitian Vetiver Sandalwood Lily-of-the-Valley Bulgarian Rose Egyptian Jasmine

Base Notes
Amber Incense White Musk Madagascar Vanilla Spanish Labdanum

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This perfume reminds me of  
Coco Eau de Parfum
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Route Mandarine Fragrance Reviews

SuzanneS
SuzanneS

This is gorgeous if you are a COCO lover. Its beautiful, done in a similar vein, updated, big sillage and nothing comes off as synthetic. Orange and spices..warmth for an autumn day. Not as heavy as the classic orientals like Opium or Cinnabar, but not a lightweight either. Nice balsamic presence.Great buy for a 3.3oz bottle and golden liquid.

Sep
21
2016
nhledger
nhledger

Just wanted to ask does anybody else have a bottle of Route Mandarin with clear liquid in it, like pictured above? Mine is a brown liquid. I'd have thought it would be brown with those notes in it but wanted to check. Thanks

Sep
17
2016
Xango
Xango

For $9.99 at TJ Maxx, I feel pretty good about this scent. It *smells* very high quality - someone mentioned Coco and there's definitely something reminiscent about it in Route Mandarine. There's also a hint of orange + clove pomander smell, which is oddly comforting and reminds me of the holidays, so definitely save this one for a cold day.

Caution: there is heavy, heavy sillage on this one so spray lightly - less is more!

Edit: first time wearing this to work. I went easy on the spray, and it lasted from 7 am to 8 pm, and it's only just now become skin-scent. WOW!

Sep
11
2016
nhledger
nhledger

This is gorgeous. The initial spray reveals a hit of spicy citrus, quite potent. Not long afterwards though this heady blast warms up and the potency mellows a little. Then it begins to sweeten slightly, the jasmine and perhaps the orange blossom coming through, still mingling with the spices. It is reminiscent of a Christmas smell but in a more sophisticated and elegant way. Less Christmas pudding and more warmed spices by the fireplace. Gradually the vanilla amber scent emerges, with the sandalwood, still mingling beautifully with the spices, and then the incense starts to come out to the front, more sweetly than smokey, and this lovely fragrance continues to sweeten softly...and on it goes.

This is a beautiful, warm, rich, quite complex and almost nostalgic scent. I adore rich spicy oriental scents and I'm also quite partial to orange accords, so I was fully expecting to fall for this blind buy. Route Mandarine is certainly good enough to rub shoulders with the likes of Opium and Youth Dew IMO, both of which I love, but is probably a little softer, more mellow than those two powerhouses.

Spicy, sweet, delicious. I love it.

Sep
03
2016
MattChartier
MattChartier

This smells quite reminiscent of vintage Chanel Coco EdT, but lighter - perfect for summer. If you see this at TJ Maxx like I did, and you like Coco, buy it. You will be so pleased!

Jul
27
2016
pattyk
pattyk

Another blind buy. WooooHoooo! It is awesome and I love it! It is put together so darn well that I just couldn't believe it when I spayed it on. Stayed with me all day. Keep getting whiffs of myself and thinking, nice! I wish I could tell you each aroma that goes into this beautifully done scent but I can't. It's just one of the best put together fragrances I've EVER had the pleasure of buying and trying. It smells fresh but yet a bit floral and soft musky vanilla in the background. It's just so well rounded and grounded. Maybe I can update you as time goes by after wearing it EVERY DAY!

Jun
25
2015
Cereza
Cereza

"Route Mandarine" is a very high quality fragrance. It did not come off as very citrusy, it more had an oriental vibe on my skin.

The opening is gorgeous incensy rose - full, opulent and very complex. I got bits of orange, bits of jasmine and warm cinnamon accompanying the rose-incense combo. When it goes closer to drydown the whole composition turns more to what it's called - Route Mandarine - I get soapy natural smelling orange filled drydown and it keeps going strong on my skin for more than 8 hours.

Impressing quality, worth a try.

Mar
27
2014

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