A nice woody vanilla scent that doesn't last as long as I had hoped (Not as beastly as I have heard) but is a great fall/winter scent. Very masculine and does have a nice flow from the open of peppery cypress to the vanilla toned incense. A winner and very affordable. Enjoy!
In spite of a strong association with an ex I'd love to forget, this fragrance is wonderful enough to associate with new memories. It's got a kind of unique, pleasurable quality that feels like real, honest, round, plump... tasty, but not really truly a gourmand.
The opening, it's a strong one, cypress HEAVY like crushed arbor vitae twigs. Tobacco, nutmeg, spiciness comes next. Genuine nutmeg, like freshly grated. The vanilla lasts and lasts, with tobacco and I get occasional hay (like the absolute).
Perfect for fall, perfect for masculine wearers. An 8.5/10
A wonderful woody cypress opening! I was amazed by the longevity and sillage of this L'Occitane EDT. It lasted all day and I'm still getting wafts of it almost 14 hours later! It does change a lot in the dry down, and becomes a strong vanilla and incense, but I can still catch just a tiny bit of woods. I like this fragrance. It's somewhat unusual, but in a good way...a thumbs up for me.
jrod85 is right on.
A gourmand you cannot gourmandize...
The opening will repulse most, but you've got to be patient.
I find it to behave indeed like Tom Ford's Tobacco vanilla, but EDB would be a cologne strength while TV would be a Pure Parfum concentration.
Takes time to love it, but it can be easily loved.
I like this fragrance, however it is one that people who smell it will love or hate it based on the opening. Some say it starts off like Shoe Polish. I do not see that, i admit that it is strong though and slightly odd smelling. The opening is the Red Peppercorn that seems to take over. This fragrance is original and it is fair to say that you will not have anybody wearing juice like this unlike Cool Water or one million. The dry down is good and is like an incense stick fizzling out.
Longevity is excellent, lasts and lasts. Silage is great if you can get passed the initial opening which as I have said will take over the space.