notspendingamillion's Review of Vétiver by Christian Dior

All over vetiver

The opening somehow turns the smell of grapefruit green, but that bitter citrus never smells too much or takes over the opening to smell like a citrus scent. In its heart is displays different aspects of vetiver. It has the earthy reedyness, slight smoke, and peaking soapiness all swirling around. It feels like a study in vetiver. I would have sworn there were multiple different vetiver oils in here blended together, though I see nothing of that in the note range. I found it to be pretty strong for the first hour or so, almost feeling heavier than I usually prefer a vetiver frag to be. Doesn't smell harsh are chemically. For me, it is not something I would track down and pay drastic money for. It is competent, and well done, and I don't really get why it would be axed. Maybe those who are in the market for vetiver are generally looking for something less present and/or expensive. I'm grading this based on the fragrance as a thumbs up. In a retail setting at normal retail price it seems about right. Unicorn status, eh.

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