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    Cuir Mauresque by Serge Lutens Les Salons du Palais Royal Shiseido


    This Lutens entrant into the land of the cuir is nicely polished and comes with an interesting evolution. However, given my preference for extravagant and expressive leathers, Mauresque's lack of charisma renders it something of an also-ran.

    It is an introduction of considerable promise, with an accord of unabashed leather and light floral sensibility. As it evolves, it softens, and an early introduction of amber is a temperate hand on the tiller. Despite the general trend towards comfort, there are a number of interesting flourishes along the way. It feels richer in the heart notes, and on occasions feels slightly dark, charred and sticky.

    Regrettably, as a whole, Mauresque is a little too reticent for me, and as long as I have Knize Ten within easy reach, owning a bottle of Cuir Mauresque would be a considerable indulgence

    07th January, 2012





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