Memory of Scent for Fragrance Daily: Grossmith Golden Chypre, like Mitsouko on antidepressants


How the resurrection of a historical British perfume house calls the entire IFRA regulation drama’s bluff and proves that where there is a will, there is also a way. As I discovered smelling the current re-release of André Courrèges Empreinte and the current version of Jean Couturier Coriandre, classic perfumery is not being killed by regulations but by perfumers’ and perfume lovers’ over-indulgence to the dogma “everything new is beautiful”.

Click here for my full impressions

Notes from Grossmith: cardamom, nutmeg, citrus, rose, geranium, heliotrope, patchouli, vetiver, woody notes, amber, musk

Notes from my nose: geranium, bergamot, heliotrope, patchouli, nutmeg, cardamom, oak moss, musk

A sample of Grossmith Golden Chypre was offered for evaluation by Essenza Nobile


About Christos

Scientifically minded but obsessed with the subjective aspect of things. Photos copyright of MemoryOfScent, with special thanks to Pantelis Makkas You are welcome to link to my blog but you are definitely not allowed to copy text or use the photos without my permission. All text and main photos are originals and property of MemoryOfScent All perfumes are from my collection unless stated otherwise.

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