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    Pure Black by Ettore Bugatti

    This juice smells immediately citric (a bit angular), humid and grassy before to evolve towards something spicy, musky/powdery and finally silky (a sort of orangy/creamy suede with woody/spicy/musky accents). It smells a tad about the new Veni Histoires de Parfums and a bit close to the Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense's dry down. The combination of musky tonka, orange, sandalwood, sweet spices and patchouli is plain under my nose. The woodiness is prominent for long but is surrounded by a dark shampoo splashed around by a musky tonka, some cloves, synthetic fruits and obscure patchouli. The leather (more fruity suede than properly leather) comes out at distance (just clothed as a sort of olfactory smoothness and not properly projecting a detectable leathery substance) and represents, together with moss, patchouli and herbs, the dark side of the work. Personally i find this aroma inoffensive, averagely pleasant and finally a bit boring. Nothing groudbreaking or innovative but nothing particularly despicable.

    23 April, 2013

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