Enigma pour Homme
Creation-E pour Homme
2013 Eau de Parfum

Enigma pour Homme / Creation-E pour Homme (Eau de Parfum) by Roja Parfums
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8.4 / 10 741 Ratings
A popular perfume by Roja Parfums for men, released in 2013. The scent is spicy-sweet. Projection and longevity are above-average. The production was apparently discontinued.
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Main accords

Spicy
Sweet
Woody
Floral
Gourmand

Fragrance Pyramid

Top Notes Top Notes
BergamotBergamot
Heart Notes Heart Notes
Grasse jasmineGrasse jasmine HeliotropeHeliotrope GeraniumGeranium May roseMay rose NeroliNeroli
Base Notes Base Notes
CognacCognac TobaccoTobacco BenzoinBenzoin VanillaVanilla CardamomCardamom AmbergrisAmbergris GingerGinger PatchouliPatchouli PepperPepper SandalwoodSandalwood

Perfumer

Ratings
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8.4741 Ratings
Longevity
8.4466 Ratings
Sillage
8.0422 Ratings
Bottle
8.8407 Ratings
Value for money
5.7181 Ratings
Submitted by TheDrake, last update on 01.06.2024.
Variant of the fragrance concentration
This is a variant of the perfume Enigma pour Homme / Creation-E pour Homme (Parfum) by Roja Parfums, which differs in concentration.

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Taurus

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Taurus
Top Review 24  
Solution of the riddle
When an Englishman like Roja Dove calls his creation Enigma, he will have thought something of it. Finally this name is firmly connected with the encryption machine, which was used in the 2nd World War by the Germans to encrypt messages and was regarded as unbreakable, until the British captured a copy and decrypted it with very high personnel, machine and time expenditure. Only in this way was it possible for the German Kriegsmarine to find out about and refute its secret missions. This was the turning point of the German superiority in the Atlantic as well as in the North Sea and finally decisive for the war.

So much for the historical significance. Roja Dove himself sees his puzzle olfactorically in such a way that it seems to be something different for everyone, but is very determined and certain in itself, even though it triggers this ambiguity in others.
How right he is, because this fragrance is probably one of his most multi-faceted and complex.

Enigma is very opulent in the first seconds with plenty of citrus and floral notes, especially heliotrope and patchouli. It comes across very full, fresh, blooming and absolutely alive. You know right away: there's something precious here and it goes on.

A few bars later, the eau de parfum slowly radiates more softness and warmth. The floral notes are enhanced by tobacco and vanilla, surrounded by many other pleasant nuances. A bit, as already mentioned with some people, the Vanilla/Cherry-Cola theme is touched upon, but for my feeling it is rather short and not really concise.

Rather, the creation reminds me of a round in the traditional men's club, where luxuriant bouquets of flowers are to be found and exude their fragrance, plus the warm smoke of Cuban cigars, blended with the aroma of swivelled cognac and delicately sweet vanilla biscuits.

Interestingly, however, not everything sniffs at the same time, but again and again the individual scent impressions come alternately, like small morse signals that one wants to receive and decode. And that for hours and hours and hours and hours and hours and hours and hours and hours. Like Tom Ford's Tobacco Vanilla, only with more exciting, sparkling magic all around.

Even the scent remains on the textiles on the following day flatter the nose and lift the personal mood many times higher. I want to overlook the price again, but in the end one has the certainty that one has sprayed on an eau de parfum whose value one can directly sniff out.
The only mystery for me is how not to like Enigma pour Homme. And an even bigger riddle: why was this little masterpiece only discontinued?
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Puschek95

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Puschek95
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Cola Zero Vanilla with Spice for the successful & awesome men who are quite sweet in their spare time
As I noticed with its more serious counterpart elysium, Roja scores with its drydown. Again, I have been absolutely overwhelmed by the delicious scent. Please be patient! You will be rewarded.

Enigma is for the reigns who want to go to their leisure time with Elysium after their hard and successful day at work. Your workday consists of a work-conform strong cool attitude in a suit and upscale professionalism. Everything is perfectly organized. No mistakes. Not too many emotions. That's Elysium.
In leisure time, the serious and cool facade is discarded.
The gentleman leaves the workplace elegantly and gracefully with Elysium and enters the deserved leisure time with Enigma.

Fragrance:
Every few days, he buys a single red rose at the end of the workday. No. Not for a lady. He buys the beautiful rose for himself. He likes to have a rose on his dresser in the vase, and he maintains having one throughout. He just loves little details. The flower shop smells so beautifully green and pure. It's worth buying a single rose after work for that scent alone where he usually only smells files, leaves and leather.

He buys an iced Coke Zero Vanilla at the nearest kiosk in a glass. It has to be glass and the Coke has to be chilled too. Otherwise, the Coke does not taste and will not be bought.

He asks for ginger because he always adds ginger to his Coke. No one but him drinks the beverage that way. After a long day at work, though, he needs the extra ginger. It's like a kick for him that reminds him of how successful he was today.

Straw, of course, he doesn't need. He always has his own cleaned black leather straw with him. He won't use a plastic one after all. That wouldn't be him.
The first sip of that Coke and a fresh breeze blows in my face. Finally made it through the day.

Once home, the gentleman drinks a small shot of cognac in a heavy 100% crystal based glass. He sits down in his brown leather chair, puts his keys down on the wooden dresser and his brown briefcase neatly and conscientiously on the floor. With the cognac, a cigar must be smoked for the feeling. This one is not finished. The gentleman does not smoke. It is more about the ritual.

The day is over.
Enigma is definitely sexy like its cool counterpart Elysium! I don't think a man can wear better perfumes. The two are my personal must haves on men.
While elysium remains serious, conscientious and professional without being playful, Enigma is like the revelation of the not-so-serious soul of a man who is not at all as serious in his spare time as he has to pretend to be at his workplace. This man has a multi-faceted and unfathomable heart.

Huge huge recommendation to you men. I love it. :) Woman & man must like sweet scents though. My mom he has not liked at all.

Ps, no I was not inspired by any YouTube videos & opinions of known (and unknown to me ) YouTuber. I get my bottlings as gifts or order them myself and the ones I like I Reviewe. :)
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Serenissima

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Serenissima
Serenissima
Top Review 21  
the stuff of which luxury is made
"Enigma pour Homme" lights up!
Not only as a men's fragrance - no, women also wear a very big fragrance trobe with it: glamorous and mysterious!

In order to recognize this, one does not need a deciphering machine and does not have to solve any riddles; even Gustav Holst's variations of the same name lose their sonorous charm to this scent.

I've seldom met a bergamot as glittering as this one. Usually this fragrance seems a little musty to me, not very lively and often dampens the citrus freshness: it loses a part of its perceived bite.
But in this fragrance trio the faithful bergamot shines, without which a fragrance prelude hardly seems possible.
She opens the curtain and presents the flowery-opulent heart of this fascinating composition of fragrances.
The rose geranium is still a little shy, but the vanilla-heavy scent of the deep purple heliotrope makes up for that - it generously spreads its warm and creamy aroma.
Elegant rose queens and powerful white jasmine with its large golden-faced flowers exude enticing sensuality. They whisper: "Come closer, my dear, come much closer!"
Neroli, on the other hand, enchants with a hint of a slightly brittle virginity: these contrasting scents attract each other and complement each other perfectly.
And thus prepare the "Red Carpet" for a luxurious, wonderfully spicy base: an almost creamy fragrance heaviness unfolds.
A powerful whole, which should not be deciphered at all: it is simply noble and beautiful!
Warm and spicy due to precious resins, warm spices and noble woods surround this densely woven something; surprisingly sweet and soft and at the same time smoky and strong.
Old golden-brown cognac with aromatic smelling tobacco sits comfortably by the fireplace, in which a wonderful fire flickers: a magical moment!
This fire jumps over to "Enigma pour Homme". The velvety golden streams of patchouli give this fragrance final depth and body.
This physicality can possibly frighten or even deter.
Or dress and enchant: just like me!

"Enigma pour Homme" awakens in me the need to be held and to spend the long, long time of its durability together with this fragrance magician.
Longing for harmonious hours at the fireplace, accompanied by mysterious whispers, enticing flames ...
Somewhat mystically old and bubbling with vitality, passionate young reveals this fragrance course.

"Enigma pour Homme" cannot be unravelled and not only for gentlemen - it is a rich and lavish embrace of the universe!
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Realeperson

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Realeperson
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So dreamers, a little more of this please.
The mystery. The mystery of what makes this scent so mysterious. For days I've been searching. And I think I've figured it out. Of course, it's not that simple, because there are certainly alchemical processes going on here.

So let's try it this way, with a spell:

The pepper is is the roast aroma
The ginger falls into a coma in the cognac
Jasmine stripped for neroli
The creation tipped into the fire
Fingers burned on tobacco
Coke on ice at the fast food restaurant
And really just for the cool guys gadacht.

What can I say, this is certainly a fragrance for someone who thinks something of himself. I think very much of the choice of such a perfume - here also quite in the slightly lighter version absolutely remarkable.
In the continuous course, the patchouli-tobacco combination is the exciting secret. Yakisugi or when you chew tar. Above it fizzes bubbly. The sharpness of the pepper rises into the head at the stronger pull.
Wearing this is a well-groomed man in his prime, a cool, humorous, stylish guy in an old-fashioned bar with creative drinks. I certainly move a little closer with my bar stool.
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SunnySmiles

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SunnySmiles
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What lasts long will finally be good?
Before perfume became my big hobby, I had another weakness.
Not less burdensome for the wallet, but far more unhealthy the love for a certain (please not with sugar caramel colored) golden brown liquid flourished.

>WHISKY<
Starting with Johnnie Walker Red Label I tried my way through the ups and downs of the Scottish, American, Irish, Japanese and generally all known whisky producers and countries. Also the different Vattings/Fassorten and which there are not everything I did not let take me to explore.
So I went from fruity to smoky and from mild 40% to brute >55% barrel strength.
Until I found MY whisky.

For a while there was a break for the wallet, THE whisky was found and I had no too much interest to try myself in others anymore. I already knew roughly what the next whisky tastes like before it was in the Glencairn - purely from experience and only on the basis of the production / maturation which can be taken from the label.

>Perfume <
Fragrances caught me in exactly this phase and made me discover a related sense organ further. The step wasn't far. And so it started with mainstreamers and I was drawn through Chypres and Oriental, from Indie to drugstore scents through fresh citric to resinous and to the Attars. And now it's like whisky.
I found THE scent for me.

><font color="#ffff00">-==- proudly presents I have tried to convince myself that these "overpriced" fragrances cannot have any other unique selling points. As the saying goes "diminishing returns" - after a certain price fragrances can't get any better?

But Enigma convinced me of the opposite at least in this (and some other) individual cases.
Enigma starts lemony fresh, but quickly brings more complexity.
He swings into the powdery, spices you up beautifully and warms you with "savoury" cognac like a down jacket in the cold wind. Enigma saturates the air and is clearly audible. He smells noble and grown-up without drifting into the "stuffy".

Enigma was initially a fragrance I had to justify to myself, one I wanted all to myself, without making a big number out of it. A scent where I was "scared" to regret the purchase after all.

Instead, Enigma is the fragrance that makes me feel at home like I've never felt before. Familiar, good and contented. Enigma's not perfect, but he is to me. Which doesn't mean, by the way, that other fragrances don't inspire me too. You want to get out of your home, even if it's so cosy and great ;)

The only question that remains is whether my nose can surprise me after all, or whether the next meaning will be explored.
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EmorandeiraEmorandeira 4 years ago
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For me this just a warm spicy masculine generic scent more like the hundred that we can find in the market. Similar to declaration parfum
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ZenshiZenshi 11 months ago
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8.5
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Sweet, sweet release. Fizzy cherry cola, warm, spicy booze. Amazing whilst not fascinating.
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GreMuserGreMuser 2 years ago
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Very unique and sophisticated, complex and boozy, but I don't get the "magic". It's fine but nothing special to me.
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BertolucciKBertolucciK 3 years ago
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Sparkling and zesty Cognac with citruses in the opening. Powdery heliotrope and tobacco in the heart. Vanilla and ambergris in the drydown.
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AldestAldest 4 years ago
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On my skin, this was Coca-Cola - with poor performance ...
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