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    Carticasi by Testa Maura

    Fragrance composition:

    Topnote: Mastic Resin
    Heartnote: Galbanum, Rose, Ylang-Ylang
    Basenote: Cedarwood

    Carticasi has probably one of the most realistic note list I've ever seen. It exactly smells like the sum of its parts. A minimalistic yet quite interesting mixture of extremely bitter green notes and resins with a non-powdery rose/floral accord and a woody base. If you like the typical resinous green aroma of galbanum, Carticasi is a mandatory test. Not to talk that this is one of the very few good rendition of mastic available on the market.

    As all the other fragrances from this line, it smells incredibly natural, simple with average longevity (considering it's 100% organic stuff).

    Fans of bitter green florals take note.

    13th June, 2012

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