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Basil & Neroli (2016)
by Jo Malone London

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Basil & Neroli information

Year of Launch2016
GenderShared / Unisex
AvailabilityIn Production
Average Rating
(based on 36 votes)

People and companies

HouseJo Malone London
PerfumerAnne Flipo
SupplierIFF
Parent CompanyEstee Lauder Companies

About Basil & Neroli

Basil & Neroli is a shared / unisex perfume by Jo Malone London. The scent was launched in 2016 and the fragrance was created by perfumer Anne Flipo

Basil & Neroli fragrance notes

  1. Top Notes
  2. Heart Notes
  3. Base notes

Reviews of Basil & Neroli

rbaker Show all reviews
United Kingdom
The opening was indeed a mix of Basil and Neroli - Jo Malone is pretty good in keeping the results the names of their products promise. More basil on me though, a basil that had a nigh-indolic chemical undertone initially that, fortunately, resolved with time. The neroli grew stronger; a brighter biut not a very fruity or intense neroli that expresses a touch of bergamot-like characteristics at times.

Later on a bunch of white musks took over, with sone white florals in the background. A very subtle vetiver comes and goes, a vetiver without any earthiness or any mojo of note, more a perfunctory vetiver as far as it developed on my skin.

I get moderate sillage, adequate projection and a very decent nine hours of longevity on my skin.

A simple creation for spring days, with ingredients that never really display and excellence or beauty to any significant extent. A nice and well-crafted composition though. 2.75/5
25th August, 2020
Very perfume-y. Herbal and heady floral aroma. No sweetness. A steady "green"... Stays fresh and green, fairly linear for a long time.

Vetiver increases the green vibe and musk gives it a soft coating. A rather safe fragrance; not overly creative.
04th June, 2020
Kotori Show all reviews
United States
Basil & Neroli by Jo Malone
Category: 2 Eau de Cologne type
Rating: 5/5
Longevity: 3/5

A green floral masquerading as an EDC. Love the snapped stems of the basil note. This Basil note is more assertive than the one in Lime, Basil & Mandarin. I really like the basil with the neroli; they’re a great team! Neroli can get sickly sweet, but the basil keeps it in check. Despite it being technically a green floral, this has a lot of resemblance to 4711 and the like, minus the lemon introduction. This has possibilities.
12th January, 2020 (last edited: 25th January, 2020)
Smells very similar to Ferrari Bright Neroli. That's a good thing. The Neroli note is well crafted and the Basil note gives it a slight greenness that is essential for warmer weather. 7.5/10
06th May, 2019
Ultra-clean and simple, Basil & Neroli felt to me more like a ladies' scent than masculine.

Both neroli, with its waxy-lemony floral trait, and tasty basil are the stars of the show, with slight support of musk and dry, woody chocolate-y vetiver.

Fresh, sensual, spicy and full of greenness, B&N does feel so easy and basic a scent to wear.
05th October, 2018
Among the many anonymous scents in the JM range, this is a winner. Citrus and herbs, an excellent feminine (largely) summer scent.
04th August, 2018

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