Don't own it, haven't smelled it either.. but have many of his others. Signature is said to be the opposite of all of his others and actually a good one. Though keep in mind they are made by Coty and longevity is usually an issue, but that all depends on your skin too. Much like yourself Instinct was just blah to me. Not good, not bad.. nothing special..pretty generic with a little more put into the top notes though, horrible longevity and poor projection.