The house of Carner Barcelona is a relatively young fragrance house. Nonetheless, they have already created quite a few fragrances, among those, some very popular ones. But what are the best Carner Barcelona fragrances for men?
The House Of Carner Barcelona And Its Fragrances
The house of Carner Barcelona is a Spanish niche fragrance house. This house was founded in 2009, by Sara Carner, with the desire to create authentic fragrances, inspired by emotions and experiences in our lives. With this beautiful message, the house of Carner Barcelona has produced 20 different fragrances, spanning in 5 different collections.
Among these different collections are the following: ‘Black Collection’, ‘Floral Collection’, ‘Fresh Collection’, ‘Oriental Collection’, and ‘Woody Collection’. All these different collections come with a different colored cap, making them distinctive from each other. The first Carner Barcelona fragrances were introduced to the world in 2010, and to this day, this fragrance house is creating new masterpieces.
The house of Carner Barcelona has 20 different fragrances, 19 unisex, and 1 women’s fragrance. This leaves 19 Carner Barcelona fragrances for men, which is quite a lot. Below are some of the best Carner Barcelona fragrances for men, in no particular order.
1. Carner Barcelona El Born
Scent: Carner Barcelona El Born is a beautiful, oriental, floral fragrance with the most amazing scent. This fragrance opens with a very nice scent of honey and some citrusy notes. This comes together to create a syrup-like scent. This is then accompanied by some beautiful floral notes, balancing out the sweetness. The base of this fragrance adds a beautiful note of vanilla, which goes perfectly with the note of honey. This creates a sweet, but not sugary sweet scent that truly falls under the gourmand category.
Notes: The top notes of Carner Barcelona El Born are honey, angelica, bergamot, and lemon. The middle notes are jasmine, benzoin, heliotrope, and fig. The base notes are musk, sandalwood, Peru balsam, and vanilla.
Best for: Carner Barcelona El Born is a fantastic fragrance to wear during the winter and fall. This fragrance has a gorgeous, sweet scent that works perfectly with the colder temperatures. During those cold days, this fragrance provides you with a warm and welcoming scent. Such a scent works wonders when worn casually, but it’s also fantastic to wear at night, especially if you have a date you need to impress.
2. Carner Barcelona Fig Man
Scent: Carner Barcelona Fig Man is a fantastic fragrance with a fresh fig scent. This fragrance opens with a slightly spicy, but mostly citrusy fresh fig scent. After a little while, you can start to notice a very subtle floral touch. Added to this is a salty, fresh, aquatic scent. The base adds a nice woody undertone. Overall, you get a very fresh scent that smells like a fig tree, on a Mediterranean coast, that has its scent carried by a salty, ocean breeze. This is truly a stunning fragrance.
Notes: The top notes of Carner Barcelona Fig Man are cardamom, bergamot, and fig. The middle notes are violet, fig tree, and sea notes. The base notes are guaiac woods, patchouli leaves, and tonka bean.
Best for: Carner Barcelona Fig Man is a fantastic fragrance to wear during the summer and spring. This fragrance has an incredibly fresh, aquatic, fig scent, which stands out from most fig fragrances. Carner Barcelona Fig Man is quite easy to wear, as this is in no way an offensive fragrance. Therefore, it makes for one of the best summer niche fragrances. With its ever-evolving scent, from fresh to slightly spicier, you can’t really go wrong with this fragrance.
3. Carner Barcelona D600
Scent: Carner Barcelona D600 is a fragrance with the most fantastic blend of spices and the floral note of iris. This fragrance opens up slightly fresh and spicy. The freshness fades away quite quickly and makes way for a fantastic, powdery scent of iris. Along with the iris is the note of cardamom, which provides the fragrance with a spicy, sweet scent. The dry down of this fragrance leaves you with a slightly spicy, but mostly sweet scent, courtesy of the note of vanilla. This is truly a fantastic fragrance and one of the few iris fragrances that are great for a man.
Notes: The top notes of Carner Barcelona D600 are grapefruit, pepper, and bergamot. The middle notes are cardamom, iris, and jasmine. The base notes are vanilla, cedar, and vetiver.
Best for: Carner Barcelona D600 is a fantastic fragrance to wear during the fall and spring. This fragrance has a beautiful scent of spices and iris, which places this fragrance into a position where it works best with cool weather. During those seasons, this fragrance can be worn both casually, as well as formally. But this fragrance also works great as a nighttime fragrance, as the sweet, vanilla dry down gives this fragrance a seductive vibe.
4. Carner Barcelona Rima XI
Scent: Carner Barcelona Rima XI is a fragrance inspired by the Spanish poet, Gustavo Adolfo Becquer. When you translate ‘Rima XI’, you get ‘Rhyme Eleven’. But the fragrance itself is also great. This fragrance opens with a spicy, peppery scent, along with a nice floral scent. This creates an interesting and slightly sweet scent that stays like that for a while. The base of this fragrance adds some woods, as well as the note of vanilla, adding to the creamy sweet scent. Overall, you get a beautiful, spicy, sweet scent with an underlying hint of florals.
Notes: The top notes of Carner Barcelona Rima XI are saffron, mint, cardamom, and black pepper. The middle notes are coriander, jasmine, nutmeg, and cinnamon. The base notes are amber, benzoin, vanilla, musk, sandalwood, and cedar.
Best for: Carner Barcelona Rima XI is a beautiful oriental fragrance that works perfectly during the spring and fall. Although being quite sweet, this fragrance is a little toned down, making it perfect for those cooler seasons. This fragrance makes for a nice casual scent, but it also works perfectly as a date fragrance, as it has a seductive vibe to it. Overall, this is an easy to wear, mild oriental fragrance.
5. Carner Barcelona Cuirs
Scent: Carner Barcelona Cuirs is a fantastic fragrance with a woody, leathery, and slightly spicy scent. This fragrance opens with a strong scent of saffron, which has quite a dark scent. After a little while, you can start to notice a gorgeous scent of woods. This goes perfectly with the spicy opening of saffron. The base of this fragrance adds a nice touch of leather, as well as the notes of amber and tonka bean. These provide a new layer to the fragrance, as well as give it a warm feeling.
Notes: The top notes of Carner Barcelona Cuirs are caraway and saffron. The middle notes are violet, cedar, guaiac wood, patchouli, and sandalwood. The base notes are cypriol oil, oud, Amyris, tonka bean, leather, labdanum, amber, and musk.
Best for: Carner Barcelona Cuirs is a fantastic fragrance to wear during the fall and spring. This woody, leathery scent strikes the perfect balance between being fresh and being sweet. It just fits in those cooler, transitional seasons perfectly. During those seasons, you can wear this fragrance casually, but it also works great as a formal fragrance. There really is no going wrong with this likable, versatile scent.
6. Carner Barcelona Megalium
Scent: Carner Barcelona Megalium is a beautiful fragrance with a warm, spicy scent. This fragrance opens with a strong scent of cinnamon. This cinnamon smells both sweet and spicy, as well as a little earthy. This creates an interesting contrast. After a little while, you can notice a few more spices, as well as a green smelling scent. But the main star, next to the cinnamon, are the resin notes. These provide the fragrance with a sweet, somewhat dusty scent. All in all, you get a cinnamon heavy scent with an earthy, resinous undertone.
Notes: The top notes of Carner Barcelona Megalium are mandarin, calamus, cinnamon, and cinnamon leaves. The middle notes are rose, pepper, pimento, and nutmeg. The base notes are styrax, opoponax, myrrh, and olibanum.
Best for: Carner Barcelona Megalium is a great fragrance to wear during the winter and fall. The strong scent of cinnamon and resins create a very warm scent. And warm scents go perfectly with cold temperatures, as it provides you with a warming, comforting vibe. This fragrance is also a great one to wear at night when you’re going to a bar, or even when you’re going on a date. Overall, this fragrance will provide you with a great scent that will get you many compliments, whenever you wear it.
Are Carner Barcelona Fragrances Worth It
The house of Carner Barcelona is a niche fragrance house that aims to create fragrances inspired by memories and experiences in our lives. With this message, they’ve created some fantastic fragrances.
With their fragrances, Carner Barcelona has created some of the finest on the market. Especially within their ‘Woody Collection’, they’ve gained many fans. Scent wise, a Carner Barcelona fragrance is more than worth it. However, this is a niche fragrance house, and usually, niche fragrances are a little more expensive.
Luckily, the house of Carner Barcelona has prices thier fragrances reasonable. Despite them being a niche fragrance house, they don’t price their fragrances as high as other niche houses. And this is perfect. However, they are still somewhat expensive. Luckily, there’s a great way to get your hands on these fragrances for a little cheaper. The way to do this is to purchase a fragrance decant. A decant is basically a smaller bottle, usually 5ml or 10ml, filled up with the original fragrance. This way, you can get your hands on an expensive fragrance without having to pay full price.
In any case, a Carner Barcelona fragrance is definitely worth it. They smell great and are priced reasonably. I’d suggest you take a look at your current collection and see which Carner Barcelona fragrance fits in perfectly!