Bois de Copaïba (2006)

Bois de Copaïba by Pierre Guillaume
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Bois de Copaïba is a perfume by Pierre Guillaume for women and was released in 2006. The scent is woody-spicy. The longevity is above-average. The production was apparently discontinued.

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Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesCandied orange, Red ginger
Heart Notes Heart NotesAmaretto, Copaiva balsam, Myrrh
Base Notes Base NotesAcajou wood, Sandalwood

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Scent

7.5 (85 Ratings)

Longevity

8.4 (63 Ratings)

Sillage

7.3 (57 Ratings)

Bottle

7.4 (55 Ratings)
Submitted by Andi136, last update on 18.06.2019.
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I can' t help, Again I associate a gem-crystal with a parfum. During I was testing Bois de Copaiba some weeks ago I have noticed: I desired to wear my amethyst-jewels. That was when I prepared myself to listen to a concert. When I came to the choice of fragance I decided for 'Bois de Copaiba" though it's a risk to test a scent the first time in a situation like that. I wore black clothes. But before wearing the jewels the fragance has to be layed on the skin. However: Then I sprayed the scent on my skin. First there was developing a traditional full citric-flavour which was changing within a short time to a sweet and flowry unity mixed with a slight scent of ginger and vanilla.
But then the copahu-balm was laying down over the top note with a perfect woody flavour. It was overwhelming and at the same time in my mind and inner eye I saw violet. Before I had decided for pearls, but now I was longing to put on my amethyst-jewels. Not at all I had that in my mind before. First I had to hold it against the light enjoying the beautiful crystals. The smell of the fragrance was not allowing to forget it. It was changing then to a combination with mahagony-wood and mhyrre which I alway find a little disturbing at the first few moments. The bitter-almond-scent of the amaretto was following undoubted together by a very tiny touch of flavour of the poisenous cyanid. At first I was rejecting this bitter-sweet smell: No, this is not mine at all, never! But I did not have time any more so I had to go with that scent. And not only I was going to get accustomed I was beginning to like it very much. This parfum-composition was fraganting constantly and steadily with the strong intensity all over hours. Fortunately it does not have more than a strong sillage. The concert I am still remembering as violet music. In fact it was Mozart, Puccini etc. Bois de Copaiba has convinced yet conquerd me. I love it since then but will not wear it very often as far as I know now.

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