Serge Lutens Sarrasins described as ""a sumptuous jasmin which smoothes its fur... a sigh of time" and "a stunningly beautiful jasmine, gloved in jet-black ink," this is jasmine served up feral and skanky (this is a good thing!), at least a little. If you prefer your jasmine unsanitized, this is the jasmine you want. There are a couple more indolic out there, but this is one of the best. While not as dark and feral as I would have loved it to be, it is the jasmine scent I find myself reaching for often. Sarrasins is in the Floral fragrance group.
Reveiws of Serge Lutens Sarrasins from noses that may or may not sniff like your nose.
from boisdejasmin - "Beautiful jasmine though it is, Sarrasins neither breaks new grounds in perfumery nor offers the same unexpected juxtapositions and exaggerations as other Serge Lutens’ fragrances. I see all of its shortcomings—the slight synthetic feeling of the leather notes, the relative linearity of its structure, the presence of commercial jasmine bases already familiar to me. However, the total is not just a sum of its parts, and the effect it has on me cannot be reduced to its lack of innovation on a technical level. I smell it, and I see jasmine in all of its simplicity and clarity."
from profumo - "Sarrasins is THE reference indolic jasmine scent. First I was disappointed as it's not as animalic as expected. Rather very wearable which can be a good thing:) People around me say it's floral but more I wear it, Sarrasins feels like highly unique, non-sweet fruity leather. I love it, one of the best scents from Lutens."
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