So what does it smell like? It is classified as a warm woody fragrance for men. It starts off with a fresh herbaceous top of lavender, followed by a floral, dry woody heart of geranium and sandalwood, resting on a mossy, ambery base.
- Top notes: bergamot, lemon, orange, lavender, petitgrain, clary sage
- Middle notes: sandalwood, geranium, cedar, basil, patchouli, vetiver
- Base notes: treemoss, tonka, musk, labdanum, opoponax, amber
Town & Country - Volume 119, Issue 4521 - Page 62, 1962:
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