Details and Care
British perfume house Ormonde Jayne launched Montabaco as part of The Four Corners of the World, a collection inspired by the travels of Linda Pilkington. The collection features several unisex fragrances that combine scent notes associated with iconic vacation destinations.
Montabaco Cologne is amber fougere, a classically masculine fragrance type that blends citrus, herbal, floral and mossy accords. Montabaco's heart and top note highlight the flora of Latin America by including scents like magnolia, orange and clary sage. The base is earthy and warm with notes like sandalwood, suede and tobacco. Wearing this cologne is like roaming a vast Argentinian plain after a spring rainstorm with the scent of earth, herbs and flowers lingering in the air.
Top Notes: air, bergamot, cardamom, clary sage, juniper, orange
Middle Notes: hedione, magnolia, rose, tea, violet
Base Notes: ambergris, iso e super, moss, sandalwood, suede, tobacco leaf, tonka bean
Questions and Answers
Q: How does Ormonde Jayne Montabaco Cologne smell?
Released in 2012, Montabaco by Ormonde Jayne evokes the rugged yet sensual aromas of Latin America by balancing a rich amber tobacco base with lighter aromatic, floral and woody accords. This fragrance is an elegant, versatile scent that men and women alike can wear to the workplace or daytime occasions.
Q: Where do you apply Ormonde Jayne Montabaco Cologne?
A: To increase the longevity of the fragrance, spray onto your major pulse points such as behind your ears, at the base of your neck, on the wrists, behind the knees and in the inner elbows.
Q: What is the fragrance concentration?
A: Montabaco is an eau de parfum, which means it has good sillage and longevity. Generally, eau de parfum concentrations are around 15-20% perfume oil in alcohol. You will only need to use one or two sprays for the scent to project.
Q: Is Ormonde Jayne Montabaco Cologne for him or her?
A: Although Ormonde Jayne Montabaco Cologne includes traditionally masculine notes like leather and tobacco leaf, it is a unisex fragrance with fresh herbal and floral notes that can appeal to anyone who likes woody, aromatic and amber scents.
Q: Does Ormonde Jayne Montabaco Cologne last long?
A: Typically, Montabaco by Ormonde Jayne should last around four to six hours. However, factors like climate and body chemistry can impact longevity. For example, wearing a scent on a hot day may cause it to fade more quickly. By contrast, applying your cologne to clean, moisturized skin can help it endure longer.
Q: What fragrances smell similar?
A: Oud Wood by Tom Ford, Green Irish Tweed by Creed, Geza Schoen by Project Renegades
Q: What season should I wear Ormonde Jayne Montabaco Cologne?
A: Montabaco is a great daily scent for spring or autumn. The balance of robust aromas like leather, moss and ambergris with fresh citrus, herbs and floral notes makes this an ideal fragrance for temperate weather.
Q: Where can I buy it?
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