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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Heritage by Guerlain c1992

Heritage by Guerlain: launched in 1992.Created by Jean-Paul Guerlain.


Fragrance Composition:



So what does it smell like? It is classified as a sharp woody and spicy fragrance for men.
  • Top notes: bergamot, orange, aldehydes, green accords, lavender, lemon, petitgrain, violet, clary sage and nutmeg
  • Middle notes: pepper, coriander, orris root, along with rose, jasmine, carnation, honeysuckle, geranium and lily-of-the-valley
  • Base notes: cedar, vetiver, patchouli, amber, tonka bean, oakmoss, sandalwood and vanilla. 

I tested a vintage 1990s sample and it started off with sharp citrus and herbal notes, then the vetiver and spices became more prominent followed by a drydown of oakmoss, and a smoky wood note.

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