Eastern Perfumery: Pierre Montale’s Aoud Rose Petals

Montale Aoud Rose Petals Scent Dynamics: Opens up with a field of roses, or at least a giant rose bush.   Oud comes out strong 5-10 minutes later and wrestles with the rose about 20 minutes.   During this stage, Aoud Rose Petals is a sharp.   I think that the medicinal quality of oud hides in its […]

Frederic Malle Noir Epice

Frederic Malle’s Noir Epice. This is a delicate perfume. There is orange, geranium and rose. It is an aged perfume. There is cedar, nutmeg, and clove. I find the composition to be nostalgic. Smelling Noir Epice is like finding your favourite fall coat from your college days. You remember how much you loved it, the […]