Saturday, 6 September 2014

Intoxicated Review

Intoxicated sees By Kilian create a heavily Mugler-inspired gourmand, featuring a familiar coffee/cocoa/ patchouli blend that’s sweetened with enough sugary Maltol and Ambrox-type woody-ambers to turn its wearer diabetic. This is overlaid with a citrus accord that starts fresh-metallic-ozonic-grapefruit before turning aldehydic-waxy-herbal-agrestic-bergamot. Smuggled amidst it all also seems to be a pinene-y resin which idea could have been developed further.
Intoxicated is a bit like a conversation where both sides are talking yet neither is listening.

Nose: Calice Becker
House: By Kilian
Release date: 2014
Notes (per Fragrantica): cardamom, nutmeg, cinnamon, coffee.

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