Absolu (2002)

Absolu by Rochas
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Absolu is a popular perfume by Rochas for women and was released in 2002. The scent is spicy-oriental. The production was apparently discontinued.

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Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesFig leaf, Mandarin
Heart Notes Heart NotesLily, Orange blossom, Pepper, Rose
Base Notes Base NotesBenzoin, Labdanum, Tolu balsam, Cedar



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Submitted by DonVanVliet, last update on 18.08.2017
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Sillage 5.0/10 Longevity 7.5/10 Scent 7.0/10
Very helpful Review    6
Sexy orange blossom oriental
Rochas Absolu is an orange blossom infused oriental. It has a rather demanding presence, however it also has a sweet, feminine side that I can't help but admire. This is one of those fragrances that start soft, then increasingly become stronger the more it has a chance to develop. You'd be... Read more
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Bottle 5.0/10 Sillage 2.5/10 Longevity 5.0/10 Scent 7.0/10
Helpful Review    4
Ladylike Discretion
Absolu seems to have 2 openings to me, or is it 2 hearts? Anyway: to me it opens fresh and sweet, but very soon after it dries on my skin, a strange "fat" and cloying note comes out. I have no idea what it is, but I've met it in various forms in other perfumes. In Absolu this is not a... Read more
Sillage 7.5/10 Longevity 10.0/10 Scent 10.0/10
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A rich, ambery and gorgeous oriental fragrance with woody undertones that I know will go with me many years to come. It was a blind purchase, but o´boy what a fantastic blind purchase! I spray a little behind the ears and on wrists in the morning and can still smell the fragrance in the late... Read more
Bottle 7.5/10 Scent 8.0/10
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Tolu Balsam Benzoin and i think there's a note missing Myrrh gives it a dark woodsy scent and it dries down to a powdery texture this can be weared by Men and Women i love the color the color of Yellow Topaz Liquid and i love the Bottle design it's shaped like a top or the Top looks Like... Read more
Scent 6.0/10
Helpful Review    5
L'essence de Jacques Cavallier
Another smooth oriental creation in the same olfactory neighborhood as Boucheron TROUBLE, albeit quite a bit simpler, Rochas ABSOLU is so benzoin and tolu balsam and labdanum-rich that the flowers (lily and neroli?)—and whatever else is supposed to be here—lie below my threshold detection... Read more

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