Cardinal (2006)

Cardinal by Heeley
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Cardinal is a popular perfume by Heeley for women and men and was released in 2006. The scent is smoky-spicy. It is still in production.

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James Heeley

Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesLinen, Pink pepper, Black pepper
Heart Notes Heart NotesLabdanum, Myrrh, Frankincense
Base Notes Base NotesAmbergris, Patchouli, Vetiver



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7.4 (144 Ratings)
Submitted by Andi136, last update on 20.10.2017
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Sillage 7.0/10 Longevity 10.0/10 Scent 9.0/10
Helpful Review    2
A Longlasting Purity
Cardinal is best of what you expect - a clean incense intertwined with something else clean - lily-of-the-valley or perhaps linen. It echoes Passage D'Enfer by L'Artisan, but the latter is a deeper, more mysterious incense. Cardinal I enjoy quite a bit, but not enough to own both it and Passage.... Read more
Sillage 7.5/10 Longevity 7.5/10 Scent 7.0/10
Helpful Review    6
Hope in the Post-Pope Period
It's official: the man formerly known as "The Pope" has left the Catholic Church flapping in the wind. There is no pope, as of today at 7pm GMT. In honor of this historic event, the first of its kind in six hundred years, I have decided to don Heeley CARDINAL. How could the pope leave... Read more
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Sillage 5.0/10 Longevity 7.5/10 Scent 7.0/10
Very helpful Review    5
A religious affair
Incense, especially the dark, atmospheric kind, has been a rather new interest for me. Since falling in love with Chanel Coromandel, I have been so eager to find other well-done incense based fragrances. Cardinal by Heeley has been suggested a few times as being true church incense. I'm not a... Read more
Bottle 5.0/10 Sillage 5.0/10 Longevity 7.5/10 Scent 7.0/10
Greatly helpful Review    7
CARDINAL by Heeley
Cardinal, created by British designer James Heeley, is loaded with a churchy incense vibe and a touch of modern gothic. It conjures up visions of grey stone cathedrals, a bit of dank gloom that's swaddled in white linen. If you love that type of fragrance concept, you'll love Cardinal. It's warm... Read more

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