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The other day I received samples of a new leather fragrance from called Grand Cuir by a new company called Parfums Retro.  It becomes a very excellent natural leather fragrance, if you let it.  It starts off terribly.  I can't quite place the smell, but it's something like a muscle ache rub; or a nasal congestion relief medicine, but not Vicks Vap-o-rub.  If you make a snap decision about this, you will hate it.  If you give it some time you might love it.  It is not as strong as Knize 10, or most of the Spanish leathers out there; nor as flowery as Cuir Pleine Fleur by Heeley.  It is very subtle, natural and captivating.  I don't know how it is "retro" but it seems fairly modern to me, but not austere or sweet. This is very much worth a try, after a rather strange opening.