||Serge Lutens Fourreau Noir
||Exclusive Bottles - Resineux/Ambres
||Tonka bean, lavender, musk, almond and smoky accents
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Serge Lutens Fourreau Noir was created by Christopher Sheldrake. It starts with a blast of incense, abating slowly, revealing a milky almond, tonka smoky core. As I noted when I reviewed it in 2009 - "it’s the Sonic Drive-in where Encens et Lavande, Chergui and Fumerie Turque all show up, their brakes go out simultaneously, and they all wind up in an incredibly interesting jumble on the menu, something like: 'Lavender Pancake Syrup with Hookah.' It's Serge Lutens so that's pretty normal and not nearly the mess it sounds like.
This from Fragrant Fanatic's review - "I'm thinking about a post apocalypse movie photage. First you see a deserted city, houses in ruins, fires, rubble everywhere. You zoom in on the rubble and you see it consists of burned childrens' toys and smashed up household items. If anyone remembers the intro of Terminator 2 you know what I mean. Then the camera zooms out and in the midsts of all destruction there is a single lunatic in a tattered robe, conducting a caricature of a Catholic mass by himself. That's the start of Forreau Noir."
I think I like that description a lot. Starts out as complete chaos, with no idea what it will become, just strap yourself in for the journey, it's not boring.
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