Gerhard Steidl PAPER PASSION:-
Back in his lab, Schoen worked on nailing the scent, and sourcing the necessary ingredients. “It was hard,” he admits. “The smell of printed paper is dry and fatty; they are not notes you often work with.” But the art of perfumery is to hold a catalogue of aromas in your head, and he eventually managed to locate the most relevant, and managed to round out the scent with just four or five ingredients, including ethyl linoleate and a selection of woody ingredients to add dryness. Most perfumes are more likely to contain between 20 and 100, but Schoen stuck to his vision of simplicity.
So four/five ingredients including Ethyl linoleate (mild fatty fruity)
and selection of dry woodys...
some papery sorts and I'm completely guessing here. Don't quote me for the real ingredients.
amber formate (dry woody amber dusty powdery)
cedarwood or type of
guaiacwood (sweet dry woody spicy powerful)
timber propanol (dry sawdust woody powdery amber sandalwood)
ambroxan perhaps (ambergris sub)
Ramon Monegal DRY WOOD
FG perfume notes
citron, bay leaf, pepper, moss, sandalwood, cedar, cashmeran, amber, woody notes and satureja.
Norlimbanol - dry like patchouli uber longevity
Montale DARK AOUD
Frag notes off here
Sandalwood, Oud, Black Pepper, Saffron, Vetiver, Teak, Leather, Grey Amber
sandalwood and agarwood (oud).
If paper-ish astringent, I'm guessing cedarwood or types of synthetic woods.
They have a resinous quality and a medicinal citrus nuance without citrus.
If plaster-ish, then a good oudh would have that about it and a synth would emulate that with something similar to sweet birch.
It could be an accord of woods/ambergris in a good balance perhaps.
This is utter guesswork and could be way off.