Photograph courtesy of Alexandra Star of Parfums de Paris.
Stradivari fragrance notes
- aldehydes, bergamot, clove, coriander, cinnamon, allspice, bay, marjoram
- lavender, basil, thyme, frankincense, carnation, rose, myrrh, jasmine, orris
- oakmoss, benzoin, vetiver, patchouli, sandalwood, ambergris, cedarwood, musk
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Having very very limited experience with less than 40 fragrances and almost none with identifying notes in any scent, I'm rather handicapped in reviewing this one, but will attempt it anyway because of requests to fill the void.My very vintage bottle of this intriguing fragrance(cologne parfumee) still packs a spicy punch at the outset despite its age.Some unfamiliar florals dance with the spices to produce a pleasing masculine & herbal aura for the first half hour, reminiscent of some of the Aramis colognes, but with less bite.It then settles down into a consistent muskiness, which mutates into a pleasing aroma of cedar and perhaps sandalwood towards the drydown.Something between what is perhaps an Indian barbershop scent and a perfume that you would wear to a gathering of familiar folk, when the warm woody aroma would open up hearts and induce a sense of closeness and intimacy among those within its thrall.