Shooting Stars: Nio (2009)
    by Xerjoff




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    Shooting Stars: Nio is a men's fragrance by Xerjoff. The scent was launched in 2009

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    gimmegreen's avatar

    Netherlands Netherlands

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    Nio or the lemon that ate the wearer for breakfast. If mouth puckeringly fresh citruses are your thing, Nio will not disappoint with its lime and lemon overdose. The usual culprits are there in the supporting cast: some neroli to tame the acidity, soft, barely there spices and a touch of dry vetiver to root things. At the top green notes resembling foliage help it breathe. A finely judged entry into the summery cologne genre which also means that similarities to cheaper options are unavoidable.
    The deep drydown spotlights a sweet and inviting cedar note with the citrus pretty much fled.

    14 November, 2013

    Kaern's avatar

    United Kingdom United Kingdom

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    The most beautiful 'green' scent that I have ever worn. Smells as though some oils and distillation has taken place here (for this price I should hope so). Less of a fougere than Fiero, but it's a quality wear -- the drydown is deep and endless.

    07 May, 2013

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    Singapore Singapore

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    Men have worn trousers for a long time. They still do. Trousers keep the legs warm and offer a freedom of mobility without compromising one's 'privacy'. If it ain't broke, why fix it? With a budget for better quality materials and superior styling, the trousers has outlived fashion trends and remains a mainstay in any man's wardrobe. The same may be said of citrus colognes. With better quality ingredients, Xerjoff is able to extend the enjoyable sparkling topnotes further than hitherto possible. But it is the cut that defines the style and Xerjoff Nio has wisely chosen to keep things classic. The well-crafted spicy green-inflected neroli makes this one a winner even if the base is somewhat ho-hum and strictly functional.

    A timelessly classic citrus/woods cologne for the man with the means.

    28 February, 2012

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    Italy Italy

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    Long story made short: Top quality (synthetic) citruses on a well balanced spicy/woody base. Far from being original or groundbreaking (I think I've seen this before) yet pretty darn good if you like the genre. Fresh and energizing. Overpriced.

    27 February, 2012 (Last Edited: 01st March, 2012)

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