Saffron

Release date:

2013.

Created by:

 

Described by Jo Malone London:
"Golden Saffron. Spiced with pink pepper and the heat of incense. Striking against the creamy warmth of pale woods. A vivid statement. "

Notes:
Top:Incense, pink pepper, bergamot
Heart:Saffron, iris, sandalwood
Base:Blond wood, guaiac wood, white musk, warm amber.


The story:

Sensual, balsamic incense, elegant and comforting blond wood, with spicy, leather notes of the saffron entwined throughout, designed to create an intriguing and captivating fragrance.

Review:
Saffron is divine! Let me just start there! 
Saffron as a note itself is pleasant enough, but possibly not enough to make me feel like a fragrance would be anything special.
But here, 
the saffron is interwoven throughout the slightly medicinal smelling incense, that becomes smokey and deep when hitting the warm dry down - Managing to somehow capture how we imagine saffron to smell, rather than how it actually does. That's not to say saffron isn't detectable, rather it's amplified here by the additional notes.

The dry down is not quite woody, despite the use of wood notes, it's the warmth and musk that win here.
Sensual, and captivating, this is your cashmere date night sweater - with a twist!

 

Special editions:
I'm not aware of any special editions for this fragrance.

This fragrance is now discontinued.

The Jo Malone London name, fragrance names images and graphics are all copyright and trademark of Jo Malone London/ The Este Lauder company.

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