Sacred Wood (2014)

Sacred Wood by Kilian
Bottle Design Carré Basset
Where to buy
Where to buy

Search on

7.2 / 10     118 RatingsRatingsRatings
Sacred Wood is a perfume by Kilian for women and men and was released in 2014. The scent is woody-spicy. It is still in production.

Search on



Calice Becker

Fragrance Notes

Milk accord, Woods, Spices



7.2 (118 Ratings)


7.5 (84 Ratings)


6.7 (89 Ratings)


8.5 (95 Ratings)
Submitted by DonVanVliet, last update on 15.11.2019.
  • RateRate
  • CollectionCollection
  • SoukSouk
  • ClassifyClassify
  • NotesNotes


8.0 8.0 8.0 7.0/10

147 Reviews
Helpful Review    4
Scent of Serenity
Massive Attack – Unfinished Sympathy

As the name correctly suggests, Sacred Wood is an extremely woody fragrance. The milky sandalwood note is really prominent. As not being a sandalwood specialist, I cannot identify which variety is used in this fragrance. A strong menthol accompanies the sandalwood accord with a touch terpene-like elemi resin and Indian spices (like a very faint immortelle or cumin) in the background. Some darker note, incense or oud, gives a little bit dirtier kick to the composition. The sandalwood-theme is well supported by a strong cedar backbone, which reminds of Comme des Garcons Wonderwood.
Although having a great performance on my skin, I find this fragrance overly one-dimensional. It reminds me more of isolated woody base. Like it is not finished nor possessing a quirky interplay with more volatile notes. Still, it is well constructed, enjoyable and serene, but lacking that wow factor. I would like to see this creation more expanded.

Rating: 7/10

More on Scentimentalwords


Cozzin 7 months ago
Milky, steamy, sandalwood - no complexity but it's not needed as it smells great!+1
Hitchslap 23 months ago
If I come across as uncouth I apologize, to me, it's just sandalwood. Why the hype? If u luv sandalwood, this is it, if not, don't bother.+2
Syzygy73 2 years ago
Terre D'Hermes with sandalwood in place of the flinty citrus note. Not bad, but nothing to get excited about either. Redundantly pleasant.+2
Hermesh 4 years ago
Soft wood with a smoky undertone is quite pleasant. What is disturbing, is a sourish note, which is particularly noticeable in the beginning.+1

Perfume Classification by the Community

Photos by the Community

by ExUser
by ExUser

Popular Kilian

Back to Black by Kilian Black Phantom by Kilian Intoxicated by Kilian Straight to Heaven by Kilian Incense Oud by Kilian Straight to Heaven Extreme by Kilian Rose Oud by Kilian Amber Oud by Kilian A taste of Heaven by Kilian Single Malt by Kilian Apple Brandy by Kilian Love by Kilian Gold Knight by Kilian Cruel Intentions by Kilian Moonlight in Heaven by Kilian Royal Leather by Kilian Killing Me Slowly by Kilian I Don't Need A Prince By My Side To Be A Princess by Kilian Lemon in Zest by Kilian Sweet Redemption by Kilian