Chanel Cuir de Russie parfum
Thread: S o t D, Wednesday, 12 May 2010
Aromatic Oriental Cologne
Top Notes: Juniper Berries, Cypress, Iris
Middle Notes: Myrrh, Patchouli
Base Notes: Amber, Woody Notes, Musk, Vanilla, Honey, Leather
Woody, spicy, oriental. A hint of leather in the base and the civilizing influence of iris in the top. Some people find this a bit sweet, with honey and amber, but I prefer to think of the juniper, cypress, myrrh and patchouli. It seems to me that these balance the sweetness and never really let it dominate the scent overall. This is a bracing scent to me, it keeps me focused and energizes me. While I mostly turn to it in cold weather, it seems perfectly suited for cool summer nights as well. It can make a very nice dressed-up evening scent.
Last edited by JaimeB; 12th May 2010 at 04:53 AM.
Yr good bud,
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Chanel Cuir de Russie parfum
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