Notes: Clary sage, Fig, Jasmine marmalade accord, Mastic, Pine needles
A new scent by L'Artisan.
Wow! A great scent! Hits all the right buttons for me. The opening is excellent. It is a fig note which is green and refreshing. It works well with the dusky clary sage and a hint of violet leaf, which ameliorate the fig note and provide a very nice, complex opening chord. The lentisk further develops the dusky-green theme. I also get a forest and forest-floor note from the pine needles. Overall, this is a very good scent in the garrigue style -- a breeze wafting over resinous shrubs.
Hm, maybe this will be the sole fig frag I can do!
Right, the fig is "there" but does not dominate. Well balanced with the other ingredients. It is my first fig scent, after debating the issue for several years.
Yeah if there is a facet of the fig that I'd want to emphasize it's along the clary sage - violet leaf spectrum.
Hello Coneheads Group Members,
This is my first time ever to join any group here on Basenotes and just want to say hello.
I am also digging Caligna at the moment. Agree that the fig note is not very prominent and it's so well blended with other notes that I cannot help think of it as a tea scent every time I wear it ( don't know why? May be due to Sage?). Any how, I also sprayed some on my shirt and got whiffs of it all day long. It's fantastic! I think I am going to get a back-up..... soon.
Hello CapriDog, welcome to the group! Thanks for the note. Glad you like Caligna.