I like it, and much of the series. I just updated my earlier BN review.
I have worn this many times over the years and have a better understanding of what is at stake. As I interpret this, it is an herbal-incense scent. The spices are of a dry and austere sort -- not rich. For me, this is all about clary sage. Either you like it or you don't. It is a substantial scent, a bit musky at times, other times a cousin to mint. Dried fruit? Don't really get that. Maybe the balsamic note from the early labdanum suggests that but for me it isn't a factor. Well-balanced, hauntingly cool for much of its development. Even the 10+ hr dry down, somewhat powdery due to the labandum, is not over-done.
Here's my earlier review.
Fragrance notes: incense, pepper, nutmeg, clary sage, wenge, musk, vanilla, labdanum absolute, kashmir wood.
Ouarzazate (pronounced war-za-zat) has one of the best openings Iíve ever smelled. It is green, strikingly resinous, dry, sparkling, spicy and invigorating. There is a sweet balsamic tang, and the incense character of this scent remains throughout its development. Clary sage gives a green dusky-herbal note that is very complex and attractive. Ouarzazate is very classy, slightly reserved in character, dry, elegant, green/woody... my idea of an excellent scent.
The name of the scent is difficult to spell! :P It is wrong in the title of this thread.
It is OUARZAZATE.
That is all.
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