When I was a kid, my grandfather was somewhat of a cigar aficionado—I spent many an afternoon watching him comb the shelves of his favorite cigar shop, searching for rare finds. This probably explains my proclivity for looking for tobacco notes in perfumes, as these notes tend to remind me of a specific moment in time.
Luckily, tobacco notes in fragrance seem to resonate with other people, too. Every time I wear a fragrance with tobacco notes in it, it’s almost guaranteed that someone will ask me to tell them what fragrance I have on. Keep reading for the top ten fragrances that have tobacco notes and what makes them smell so alluring.