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Aoud Shiny
by Montale

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Aoud Shiny information

GenderShared / Unisex
AvailabilityIn Production
Average Rating
(based on 26 votes)

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HouseMontale
PerfumerPierre Montale

About Aoud Shiny

Aoud Shiny is a shared / unisex perfume by Montale. The fragrance was created by perfumer Pierre Montale

Aoud Shiny fragrance notes

Reviews of Aoud Shiny

Aoud Shiny is sort of a lowest common denominator among Montales, though definitely not the worst. This is supposedly a rose-oud-patchouli concoction, though I get very little of each. Instead, what largely dominates is sort of a fruity-spicy-woody ‘aoud’ accord, the sort of accord that is bread and butter for Montale. It lacks the exoticism of Black Aoud, and has less depth, and is eventually a little crude and cheap-smelling. I detect a hint of violets and saffron, but mostly very subdued. The dry down becomes less fruity, as more woods come to the fore. It exhibits average sillage and acceptable duration, though slightly below par for Montales.

Aoud Shiny is far from a total disaster, however it brings nothing new to a crowded niche, where it is outshone by many others, including several from Montale. This is more suited towards casual buyers and blind completists.

2.5/5
03rd August, 2017
this juice shines like a crazy diamond
ancient M 7 vibe--love it or hate it1
I love it!
15th May, 2013
Yet another rose/oud combo from Montale? You have to be kidding...Rose and aoud with a slight patchouli note and some Violet on top. Not very interesting. Please, give us a break!

Moderately powerful yet long lasting.
21st November, 2011
Aoud Shiny opens up with a rich Aoud note, that after about 40 minutes, decreases it's intensity and gives way to a floral aspect that in my opinion, makes this fragrance much more appealing to me feminine side than masculine. Anyway, a very linear and long lasting fragrance.
21st August, 2011
It was a slow evening. Nobody at the bar, the dimly room room light on chatter. But the music was pleasant enough, if a little uninspired. Ms Violet Leaf was on treble duty, Ms Rose and Mr Patchouli forming the mid section, and Mr Sandalwood on bass. I asked the bartender where the lead vocalist was. He gestured. My eyes followed. Slumped in the corner with an empty bottle of moonshine in his hand was Mr Oud, drunk as a skunk.
20th May, 2011
Very nice scent! I like it.
18th January, 2011

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