This one opens with a strong hit of wintergreen, which is not at all bitter, but lends a darker edge to the narcotic tuberose, giving it a cool, dark-green feel, along with a hint of anise. There is an underlying sweetness & warmth, though, which gradually comes to the fore as a creamy, rich & complex floral accord. This hums along nicely for several hours, before collapsing into a soft pillow of vanillic benzoin, lightly spiced with cinnamon.
This is the longest-lasting of any that l've tried from this line, only fading after nine hours. This may be due to the inclusion of Africa stone or hyraceum, known to be a powerful fixative. lt's like a much richer, more filled-out & satisfying version of Tubereuse Criminelle, & it impressed me far more.