frapin: 1 post

Frapin 1697 : Fragrance Review

22222

1697

Star rating: 5 stars–outstanding/potential classic, 4 stars–very good, 3 stars–adequate, 2 stars–disappointing, 1 star–poor.

Where is the exhilaration and intoxication? Where is the delicious darkness of a fine aged liquor? Where is the opulence typical of ambers and woods? For a fragrance that comes from a venerable cognac producer, Frapin 1697 seems like a particularly disappointing offering. It delivers none of darkness and richness one might expect from an amber oriental liberally dosed with rum notes and instead falls apart into musk and sour fruit. If it were a cocktail, I would have asked the bartender to remix it.

Continue reading →

From the Archives

Latest Comments

  • OperaFan in Ukranian Petrykivka Ornaments : Holiday Gifts: Victoria – I just wanted to follow up on this post. I finally did order 5 wooden balls and a bell. The package arrived today and they are even more… February 3, 2023 at 11:01pm

  • mansur sultani in In The Rose Capital of Iran: I went to Isparta in 2017 just to see the rose festival. It seemed growing roses for rose water was a recent and late activity for the area. Surprising for… February 3, 2023 at 4:31pm

  • mansur sultani in In The Rose Capital of Iran: This is an old post that I have seen it now. Yes you can. from Persian shops across Europe. These shops all have the Kashan rose water (I assume they… February 3, 2023 at 4:28pm

  • Michelle in Rose Retreat in Bulgaria May 2023: So they do this every year? Would love to plan a trip for maybe next year. Do you know of any other fragrance focused travel trips like this? Perhaps in… February 3, 2023 at 3:54pm

Latest Tweets

Design by cre8d
© Copyright 2005-2023 Bois de Jasmin. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy