Report Review

    Although Basenotes strives to ensure that all of the reviews that appear on the site follow the review guidelines, occasionally one or two reviews may slip through the net.


    Thank you for your help in making the site a more enjoyable experience



    Your details:



    Your Name

    Your Email


    Reason for reporting


    Add more information in the box below if required.
    We will review your report as soon as possible. Thank you for getting in touch.


    The review you are reporting:

    's avatar



    Show all reviews

    rating


    Héritage by Guerlain

    My father wore Heritage in the nineties, and I remembered it wrong. He is a dark, portly, effete, gourmand of a man, and his fragrances always seemed to be calculatedly classic, with an irreverent splash of, "I'm Latin." (Think Antaeus, Azzaro...) Good things, but not things I would go for, nor feel neither excited nor nostalgic about.
    BUT I smelled Heritage again today, and I find it wonderful. I am overcome by associations, i'm thinking of antique stores and old books, voyeuristic, estatesale jaunts into perfectly-kept, time-capsule, men's dressing rooms... I want a bottle as soon as possible for my collection.
    I must say though, that this is the fragrance of the man of the house. I tend to be perversely androgynous in my take on most fragrances, saying often that true classics may be worn by either sex and impart faceted, genderless character. But not Heritage. It's a man, this one. An established man with taste and exposure, but staid rather than adventurous. Yet venerable entirely.

    13th December, 2008





Loving perfume on the Internet since 2000