Silver Mountain Water by Creed
Thread: S o t D, Friday, 28 May 2010
Mauboussin Homme (2003) Alberto Morillas Oriental Fougère
•Top Notes: Lavender, Bergamot, Rosemary •Middle Notes: Cinnamon, Sage, Patchouli •Base Notes: Sandalwood, Musk, Vanilla
According to Michael Edwards, this is a woody oriental, but other sources class it a s an oriental fougère; in any case, it has a fairly prominent lavender note, which gives it a distinctly fougère feeling. The opening is very bright and pretty, but gets slightly muddied by the strange combination in the heart notes; one hopes it might have worked better if it had been balanced differently. I think cinnamon and sage is probably a tricky pair to pull off together. The base notes, however, are pure musky oriental, sandalwood and vanilla with musk, giving just a touch of powder. All in all very wearable, it does approach some of the great scents in quality, recalling the feel of Chanel pour Monsieur in some ways, for example.
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