Close Up by Olfactive Studio
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Close Up is a perfume by Olfactive Studio for women and men and was released in 2016. The scent is sweet-fruity. It is still in production.

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Perfumer

Annick Ménardo

Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesGreen coffee, Spices, Sour cherry
Heart Notes Heart NotesWhite tobacco, Patchouli, Atlas cedar, Rosa centifolia
Base Notes Base NotesAmber, Musk, Tonka bean

Ratings

Scent

6.8 (69 Ratings)

Longevity

7.4 (52 Ratings)

Sillage

6.9 (55 Ratings)

Bottle

7.4 (59 Ratings)
Submitted by OPomone, last update on 03.10.2019
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Mantus

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Mantus
Mantus
Helpful Review    3
Mature femininity
The first thing you can notice is an intense and powerful powdery, sweetly fruity note, which has a very light jamy consistency and I have tipped on black cherry instead of sour cherry.

At the same time, the sour cherry is enveloped in a very unpleasant sour, animal-like, slightly old-fashioned aura, which reminds me a little bit of a station toilet, which unfortunately hasn't been cleaned for some time and my research has shown that this scent property could well come from green coffee, as its description of scent is declared to be unpleasantly acid
In the background and in my case only directly on the skin, there is a discreet sweet, spicy and aromatic, carnation-like nuance, which gives the top note a certain tangibility and I suspect the use of cinnamon and clove.

A little later a very dense and voluminous deep spicy, very slightly sweet bitter note is perceptible, which reminds me very much of pipe tobacco and comes from the white tobacco
The Tabk is accompanied by another spicy note, which has a light, dry earth-scented tone and gives the fragrance a pleasant depth and comes from Indonesian Patchouli.

In the background, a sweetish, slightly creamy, light rosy note gives a mature feminine aura and comes from the centifolie.

Directly on the skin a deep, discreetly oily dark chocolate shade can be perceived, accompanied by a mystical dark woody note, which gives the fragrance an unexpected heaviness and is due to the Atlas Cedar.

In the last 3.5 hours, a clear, sweet, creamy almondy-like note can be perceived, which brings with it a very fine, powdery, warming, spicy hint, which ensures a pleasant finish and comes from the musk in combination with the tonka bean.

In total, the fragrance lasts 7 hours on my skin.

The Sillage is designed from the beginning in such a way that one is perceived well at half an arm's length and this is maintained also 3 hours in such a way, before it is reduced up to the conclusion of the smell in quiet steps.
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Meggi

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Step forward, please!
But not too fast, because the fragrance needs some time. First there's some pretty sour morello cherries - like out of a glass. It follows cumarinig-sweeter as well as coarse-bitter tobacco; the latter even slightly dirty-fecal, real herb.

But it will. Already the third wave of rough patchouli is on the one hand sourish - earthy - spicy, on the other hand first chocolate ambitions show up immediately. They herald an astounding character shift that a woody-grown intermezzo can't stop after half an hour: Soon brownies with dark chocolate will be served. Or rather a chocolate cherry cake.

The tobacco splint also prefers the sweet direction - pipe tobacco. Reminds in style of representatives like 'Tobacco Vanilla' or 'The Odd Fellow's Bouquet'. Above all, however, the name 'Tabac Rouge' rings a bell - undoubtedly because of the cherry. This can no longer be checked, the Phaedon has long since moved on.

The afternoon is dominated by the chocolaty aura of Patchouli; it keeps things cosy. The Kirsch idea, on the other hand, dwindles to occasional distinctive swabs. Fortunately, certain sensations of light wood remain hidden.

I am very positively surprised. Close Up is perhaps the "most beautiful" Olfactive. For me certainly a jag too sweet, but definitely a test tip.

I thank MisterE for the rehearsal.
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