Dark Rebel by John Varvatos is a Amber Woody fragrance for men launched in 2015. The nose behind this fragrance is Rodrigo Flores-Roux. Top notes are Rum, Sugar Cane, Cardamom, Clary Sage and Artemisia; middle notes are Leather, Fir Resin, Pepper and Styrax; base notes are Tobacco Leaf, Woody Notes, Castoreum, Akigalawood, Mexican Vanilla and Juniper.
The composition is smoky, oriental – woody, with sweet tobacco mixed with sensual, resinous woods. It opens with accords of Jamaican rum, Cuban sugar cane, davana, cardamom and clary sage. The heart includes black leather, fir resin, nutmeg, pepper and styrax. Akigala wood, tobacco leaf, Mexican black vanilla, castereum, balmy wood and juniper are in the base.