Fortis, ‘the strong one’ is certainly an apt name for this woody scent with oriental leanings. A nice nutty vetiver / cedar combo is here pitted against a not-so-nice cherry cough-syrup inflected oud base that smells very generic. Eventually, the rougher edges are rounded with a tonka/coumarin-vanilla-musk chord, but the medicinal quality persists.
Nose: Sonia Constant
House: Les Liquides Imaginaires
Release date: 2014
Notes (per Fragrantica): saffron, cumin, agarwood (oud), cypriol oil, guaiac wood, cedar, amyris, vetiver, ambergris, patchouli, sandalwood, vanilla, musk.