DSH – Essenza dell’Ibisco

Perfume: Essenza dell’Ibisco
Perfumer: Dawn Spencer Hurwitz
Source: DSH – Parfums des Beaux Arts
Size: 1 mL

Top notes: Apricot, Boronia Absolute, Mandarin, Osmanthus
Middle notes: Centifolia Rose Absolute, Grandiflorum Jasmine, Orris, Tuberosa, Ylang-Ylang
Base notes: Ambergris, Benzoin, Ciste Absolute, Civet, Labdanum, Olibanum (Frankincense), Sandalwood, True Arabian Myrrh

Date: 12/23/07 Weather: 50 degrees and damp

Comments: Myrrh. Citrus. Woody. Indoles. Heavy and suffocating. According to the perfumer notes, this is supposed to mimic hibiscus. I’m not so sure. VERY indolic. Really a scrubber for the first 30 minutes – livable at the drydown.

~ by Wendy Wickham on February 5, 2008.

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