Orange, Rose, Geranium
Nutmeg, Cinnamon, Clove, Pepper
Patchouli, Sandalwood, Cedar
Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle – M. Roudnitska – Noir Epices
Perfumer: M. Roudnitska
Originally, this fragrance was an attempt to create an oriental fragrance without using Vanilla. The result: A woody oriental theme, streamlined and reinvented…
Some fragrances revel in their ambiguity. Noir Epices is one of them: an Oriental which spares the vanilla and instead is drowning in spicy notes that suggest exotic and disconcerting journeys. Long on nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves and pepper, Michel Roudnitska’s scent is topped with orange and geranium and backed by precious woods, including sandalwood and patchouli.
A woody oriental, a near chypré, its sensuality is elegant, never lascivious.