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    Darvant's avatar

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    Private Collection - Cedre Sandaraque by Parfumerie Generale


    The first 5-10 minutes after the application on my skin are misleading because of a certain averagely sweet, waxy and ambery balminess which i soon suppose to longly appreciate. After ten minutes anyway a sort of (cedary and utterly grassy/resinous) "metallic, ostensibly pharmaceutical and damp acidity" a la Odeur 71 comes out for a while along the central stage and the juice becomes almost disturbing ( i would paradoxically write "soapy/metallic"). Along the trip fortunately the grassy vibe starts to fade and the smell morphs in to a sort of neutral, opaque and vaguely aromatic scent of cereals, soap and woods. I've been thrilled by the articulated development of this unique fragrance and despite it is not for sure my cup of tea i like its first stage and not dislike the dry down (while i find the central stage almost off-putting). My neutral rating would like to prize the balmy (almost edible) wheat of the base and the general uniqueness of the development. Original.

    02nd March, 2013





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