№ 02 - L'Air du Désert Marocain 2005 Eau de Toilette Intense

№ 02 - L'Air du Désert Marocain (Eau de Toilette Intense) by Tauer Perfumes
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№ 02 - L'Air du Désert Marocain (Eau de Toilette Intense) is a popular perfume by Tauer Perfumes for women and men and was released in 2005. The scent is spicy-oriental. Projection and longevity are above-average. It is still available to purchase. Pronunciation
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Andy Tauer

Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesCorianderCoriander CuminCumin PetitgrainPetitgrain
Heart Notes Heart NotesJasmineJasmine CistusCistus
Base Notes Base NotesAmbergrisAmbergris VetiverVetiver CedarwoodCedarwood

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8.81257 Ratings

Longevity

8.91067 Ratings

Sillage

8.21037 Ratings

Bottle

7.8953 Ratings

Value for money

7.9283 Ratings
Submitted by Kankuro, last update on 21.05.2022.
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ApiciusApicius 9 years ago
Andy Tauer's L'Air du Désert Maroccaine is like the signature fragrance of this perfumer. It contains the essence of something that can be found in a lot of Tauer...
WRothWRoth 8 years ago
This fragrance opens with an intense orange note that is sweetened by vanilla and boosted by lavender. Underneath these sweet and bright notes I smell...
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Carlitos01

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Carlitos01
Carlitos01
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The desert wind
The Moroccan Middle Atlas is the most traditional region of the native peoples known collectively as Berbers. These call themselves "Imazighen", which means "free man" or "nobleman". "Amazigh" is the singular form for this word.
Morocco has always been subject to intensive migration. Historically, it was first ruled by Carthage. About two thousand years ago, the region became the westernmost province of the Roman Empire. After the Arab expansion during the 7th century AD, most of its people accepted the Islamic religion. That vast area of North Africa became then known as the Maghreb (the Arabic word for 'West'). Later, the Moroccan kingdoms enjoyed significant political influence and extended far beyond the coastal regions of North Africa. In the 11th century, the first native "Amazigh" dynasty, the Almoravids, gained control of an empire that stretched from Iberian Andalusia to sub-Saharan Africa.
The Berbers were the only people who took over the desert as their home. As the dry land increased, most people migrated. The pre-Arab Berber ancestors decided differently. Instead of fleeing the advancing Sahara, they moved to the edge of the desert and found a way to thrive, getting used to a nomadic life as opposed to the sedentary agrarian life of other peoples.
The key animal for the Berbers has always been the camel. Unlike horses, camels can survive without water for long periods of time and have made nomadism possible in far-flung regions. This ever-moving lifestyle is the central focus of the development of Berber culture, and perhaps the main reason why they referred to themselves as 'free men'. Herding is traditionally done by the men, while the women handle more cosmopolitan tasks such as weaving their deep blue robes, and the magnificently colourful woollen carpets. Away from the cities, women rarely wear veils and, in some communities, belongs to them the initiative to select their own husbands.
Berber society is organised into tribes, usually made up of several extended family clans. As in other nomadic cultures, Berber clans live in large transportable tents, which provide a new home whenever they find a good grazing area.
Drinking tea is an almost obligatory ritual. Unlike traditional Moroccan mint tea, Berber tea is prepared with a wide variety of fresh herbs. This drink serves both the purposes of hospitality and conviviality, as well as providing a medicinal drink. Wild mint leaves, thyme, lemongrass, geranium, sage, verbena, pinches of mugwort and lots of sugar may be used. Traditionally, the tea is served three times. The amount of time used for each infusion gives each cup of tea a unique flavour, described in a famous Maghrebian proverb:
"- The first cup of tea is as smooth as life,
- The second is as strong as love,
- The third is as bitter as death".
A unique aspect of Berber culture is the obligations towards guests. Whenever a traveller receives food and drinks from a Berber, he becomes his guest. The host then takes responsibility for the guest's safety and well-being.
Saudade is a word taught by the people of the Maghreb to the Portuguese. It is a state of mind that is easy to acquire after letting the time go by at sunset gazing out over the desert, quietly sipping Berber herbal tea accompanied by homemade bread moistened in natural olive oil. It is just a wonderful whirlwind of aromas that portrays Berber hospitality. These aromas enrich the soul, marvel the eyes, and addict the nose! And your spirit runs wild and free like the Sirocco, the desert wind.

№ 02 - L'Air du Désert Marocain Eau de Toilette Intense hovers in the vicinity of the semi-desert steppes of the Atlas, and not really in the hot sands of the Sahara. With this fragrance, I build an olfactory image of lives hardened by centuries of struggle against nature, but also of the heritage huddled by simple existences laden with traditions deeply connected to the inhospitable lands of the desert edge. The aromatic herbs, the fresh spices, the leather of the tents, the warm infusions, the dense and almost liturgical atmosphere of the resins, the dry and hard woods... are all concentrated in a small blue bottle, portraying the same colour of the brave Berber women garments, gentle brides and mothers who are always smiling and are lavishly tattooed with henna with complicated geometric motifs laden with symbolism.
At the opening, I feel almost assaulted by crushed coriander seeds mixed with dried cumin. A slight herbaceous lemon, and not at all fresh, also suggests the presence of other herbs and fougéres. In the heart predominates the resinous cyst frame that connects all the notes and invites the awareness of the fainter chords of dried birch and cedar mixed with vetiver. My imagination retrieves experiences of this so wild but so beautiful environment. The aroma could even come from a Berber wedding party, where the aromatic herbs scent, and the light sweetness of geraniums, are covered with dried and coriaceous resins.

Beware this desert breeze:
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- Opening: 10.0 (Admirably different... coriander and cumin stand out amongst light hints of lavender, geranium and enveloping dry resins).
- DryDown: 9.0 (Dry resins lose their glow, but persist almost eternally between dry cedar and vetiver).
- Longevity: 9.0 (3 sprays last up to 10 hours)
- Sillage: 8.5 (6 feet of sillage and up to 3.0 hours of projection with 3 sprays)
- Uniqueness: 9.5 (unmistakable similarities only with its brother Au Coeur du Désert)
- Wearability: 8.0 (not suitable for hot weather)
- Versatility: 8.0 (can be worn almost anywhere, but I recommend it as a fragrance for dusk or night; beach and gym are out of the question).
- Praise: 7.5 (it will receive more curiosity than passionate praise).
- Quality: 10.0 (Fantastic)
- Presentation: 8.0 (Simple, effective and elegant, but similar to all Tauer)
- Price: 6.0 (110~120 euros / 50ml; prices vary only slightly around these figures)
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Overall rating: 8.50 / 10.00
- between 7 and 8 = above average;
- between 8 and 9 = recommended;
- above 9 = definitely not to be missed;

My opinion: This is a perfume that I consider timeless and a true olfactory masterpiece. Both its unusual aroma and its high price justify never making a blind purchase. But if you happen to wear it, I guarantee you'll catch the eye of the people around you. But for me, the greatest pleasure will always be given to the nose of the lucky person using it.

Music Charles Aznavour - "Hier Encore".
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CTD

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Intoxicating
Beautiful, intoxicating, enticing fragrance. Such an original creation. Definitely not for everyone and certainly more suited to cooler nights and winter months. An abundance of spices which combine to make a truly unique fragrance. For me, this is far more wearable than tauer’s au coeur du desert and lonesome memories.
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Kamillo
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Stardust in the Moroccan desert
This scent is an epitome of a desert perfume. It reminds me of my trip to Morocco. At night when the heat cooled down, it was so beautiful in Morocco. A clear starry sky and many starry scales could be seen. And I think of that as soon as I sniff this fragrance.

It is so deep and mysterious, like the starry sky on those nights.

There is hardly a more fitting bottle for this wonderful fragrance.

Mysterious, charming and mysterious notes highlight this fragrance.

He accompanies you throughout the day and is never intrusive.
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Scharlih82
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Confusion - at it's best
Yesterday was the day. Andy Tauer - The wunderkind of the perfume scene I read somewhere. If you look at the bottle, it already borders on a miracle to fill something as beautiful as perfume in something as terrible as this bottle. But well, beauty is in the yes known in the eye of the beholder.

So the filling rausgesucht un applied. Shortly evaporate let, off in armchair, close the eyes and smell. Ah, how beautiful. This is familiar to me. YES now very clearly. Forest. More precisely the Black Forest. Firs. Freshly felled firs that give off the scent of their wood and above all resin. YES who does not know it, if one has touched a fir trunk and the resin sticks to the hands and exudes its ethereal smell.
Some relaxing baths smell like that too. Oh how nice to lie in the tub with that scent in your nose. Or maybe it reminds you a little of Christmas. Of the fir tree beating in winter.

Wait a minute. I'm opening my eyes again. What the heck? Firs? Black Forest? Winter and Relaxation Bath? I think this thing is called "The Air of the Moroccan Desert"?

Hmm, maybe Andy got it wrong and it should actually be called "L'Air du Forêt-Noire Allemande". Sounds similar.
Or maybe he just slipped on the keyboard.

Or.

or...

or the dear Parfumo has simply made a mistake in the fragrance and accidentally sent me a wrong fragrance. Has mistaken because the flacons looked so similar;-)

or he is still developing and the desert head cinema just comes a little later. So I give the fragrance still some time.
I smell after about two hours on my wrist and.... frighten.
Hey! Scent! Where are you going? You're supposed to become the Moroccan desert air yet, not run away now.
Briefly opened again Parfumo. Durability 10 points? This can not be my fragrance.
Well, maybe he'll be great afterwards in the drydown. One has already experienced everything. In the transition, you think, that's it now and then comes the fragrance but once again very strong.

So after three hours once again sniffed on the wrist. Okay, that was probably really. Even closer with the nose ran. Hmm, there is now but och something happened. Even if only very, very close to the skin. But what is it? Ah, I know. Rubber gloves. Like the ones you use for cleaning. Maybe Bedouins like to wear them on their camels in the winter.
But wait, there was something... Open Parfumo again and scroll through the comments. Yes there, rubber, latex, etc.
So maybe this is the right fragrance after all??

I think I'll never know, as the money for a counter test is too bad for me.

Maybe this is all, so the bottle, the name and the fragrance also quite great art and I just a philistine.

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Siebenkäs
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Siebenkäs
Top Review    29  
The desert.
In the middle of the night he woke up.
He suddenly knew what it was that made many people
so excited and driven and somehow almost carries
about this stuff called "perfume."
And how the string that makes perfume sound
can vibrate in harmony with other strings.. for example, in mountains, raccoons, or second-hand
car dealers.
And what all this has to do with the core of the world,
with our reason for being and understanding of the world.
It was so amazingly simple. Perfectly clear.
Strange that no one had noticed it yet.
And now he, of all people!
He really had to write it down, right away.
And then - it was gone again.
What a shame.

The next morning, the scent he had
The day before was still hanging in his sweater.
It was L'Air du Desért Marocain.
He decided to spray it on himself again.
He could almost enjoy perfume immoderately.
"More than I really deserve," he often thought.
However, this fragrance was really something special.
What the name stoked in expectations, was first
times hardly fulfilled - he began with a startling
Freshness - but one that was anything but ordinary.
Of course, he had a list of ingredients,
but there was little to really unravel here.
There was something almost citrusy, with a slight bitterness
Mixed in it, but also a certain sweetness,
which in the background also carried something controlledly unclean
that he couldn't explain.
A wild mixture of spices seemed to resonate;
it, too, could not be grasped in any concrete way.
Something even reminded him of Open by Roger Gallet,
this somehow fresh-derbe spice perhaps.
And something seemed different about the scent than usual
poled - the projection seemed to him to
become stronger rather than lessen as time went on grow stronger rather than diminish.
What did all this have to do with "desert," even with the
Morocco? Well, there was something very dry in the
Fragrance, but also something flowing-creamy.
Something hearty, probably from spices like coriander
and cumin, but nothing derbes.
Something woody anyway, cedar and sandalwood,
though also hard to tell apart.
And what did the sweetness come from?
Lots of contradictions actually.
Maybe that was one reason why he liked the scent
so much.

The next night he dreamt nothing
that seemed worth writing down.
Basically, it was just two dreams, both of which he
among the "spoilsports dreams" which
at times.
At first he was a professor at an art academy.
His occupation was to forbid the students
to forbid them to use any other color.. please no cobalt blue and no Indian yellow and
very little cadmium red.
After that he taught composition at the conservatory -
and it was similar. Just no B flat minor and if E major,
then only without major thirds. And chromaticism only quite,
very limited.
He awoke and was glad that the sun was shining.
It seemed to him a good day for more L'Air du Desert.
As he wore the same sweater and sprayed again after-
spray, he now seemed to hear the full orchestra of the fragrance
to hear. The drydown was dominated by resinous
Sounds, arranged around wonderful amber.
Memories were there too - a faint, distant whiff of
Jicky, perhaps? But also still that cistus.
And spices, possibly dry vetiver too.
In any case dry, but also sweet.
A seeming contradiction, if you ever
thought of wine.
And again the question: what has all this to do with desert?
All sorts of things went through his head.
Contradictions that nevertheless form a harmony.
Like in this perfume.
The desert is very hot. And very cold at night.
In any case, it is completely dual.
Sand and light. Heaven and earth. Heat and cold.
And place of inner contemplation. 40 days in the desert.
Meditation, temptation, knowledge.
Inner contemplation. Or even conversion.
Deciding to change his whole life.
This very thought made him strangely uneasy.
This was the desert that Kerouak's heroes sometimes visited one finds it not only in Morocco, but also in Palestine
and Arizona. Or in Castrop Rauxel.
And this friendly, not at all austere sweetness, which even
reminiscent of vanilla?
Doesn't it go perfectly with what desert
is mostly made of - sand?
Children's sand, more carefully considered.
Ringelnatz's poem came back to him:

The most beautiful thing for children is sand There's always plenty of it.
It runs incomparably
through the hand

Because you keep your nose,
when you fall on it,
he is so soft.
Children's hands feel,
when they dig in it,
Nothing and the kingdom of heaven.

For no child laughs
At ground power.

There was indeed a great deal in it, in this
Fragrance. For him, anyway. A great deal was happening at once.
You might say - there was a certain disorder.
Wasn't that also stuck in desert - but here it looks "desert"
look?
But desolate could also mean "wild" - e.g. when
one was "ranting desolately".
And - did he still have a bit of that kind of desert
quality stored up inside him?

He was suddenly quite sure.

He would quit his job and go back to
his sister at the cafe.
Maybe even cook.
His job at that establishment just wasn't
right for him, even though it paid very well.
And despite the certain power it
appeared to give him seemed to confer.
There was something cold
about the very name of this institution and somehow ruthless sounding, something that
sounded like unquestioning submission.
He muttered her name to himself a few times,
as if to cast a spell: "IFRA, IFRA, IFRA..."
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CavoAdo
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CavoAdo
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An absolute masterpiece!
The scorching heat of the desert air burns his skin and takes his breath away. He won't last much longer without water. The only smell in the air is that of the bone-dry palm wood he has been leaning against. Apart from the old palm trees, there is nothing to indicate that there was once an oasis here. Slowly but surely he comes to terms with the fact that no one would ever find him here again and he closes his eyes in exhaustion. But suddenly something changes. Slightly at first, and then more and more strongly, he takes in the scent of cumin. "Impossible," he thinks. Is he hallucinating? Yes, there it is again, now very clear. Slowly he opens his eyes. He has to get used to the glare of the desert sun. He breathes a sigh of relief: a caravan is crossing the dune and coming towards him. Now he can smell the camels and the tempting sweetness of the dates. The caravan stops and offers to take him along. Together they move on into the sunset towards Marrakech.

This fragrance is a real work of art in my opinion. He is absolutely not linear, but changes over time. So he tells his own story for me. Unfortunately, he holds on my skin not too long. Nevertheless, I would clearly advise him to try out.
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Wayofscent

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Morroccan music to my soul!
You know that feeling when you're seeing your favorite band perform live for the first time and you're in the front row wondering if all that is even real..and in the next moment they're playing your favorite song and you're thinking it can't get any better than this!? This is how "L' Air du Desert Marocain" smells to me.

This was love at first sniff since I got introduced to @andy_tauer magnificent work back in 2012.

LADDM is inspired by Moroccan Desert in the moonlight so you can say this is one oriental and spicy scent!

Opening act are uplifting coriander and cumin with subtle petitgrain which heats up the atmosphere for rock n' roll rose and jasmin all untill smoky vetiver and amber firework take on the final crescendo!!

Thank you for the art! Never stop playing Andy. *clap,clap*
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TauroTauer
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One of the great WOW moments
I spray the beautiful glass test bottle on my skin for the first time....

Overload, incredibly good!

-Looking up in disbelief... Luckily I'm alone right now and can indulge in the coming.

First, this mixture of tart aromas emerged, an airiness, a sweetness, spiciness, creaminess, clean, yet dirty. Then the fragrance slowly opens up to you, the petitgrain of the top note gives the fragrance something light, carrying. L'Air du Désert Marocain is incredibly rich without being heavy or sticky. The slight sweetness that is in the composition from the start is never too overbearing, but defines itself more and more precisely as the fragrance progresses. The spices remain a mystery, which can send even the most trained nose on ever new journeys.

In my opinion, there are few niche fragrances that really justify their high price. L'Air du Désert Marocain is a perfume, what is outside the sphere of market adaptation and profit-maximizing perfumes. It stands for itself, is timeless, a true work of art.
The transparency of the perfumer, the quality of the fragrance simply result in a coherent overall package.

Too bad that you can not order the perfume via Tauers website to Germany. The prices there are unbeatable.
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Genesis666
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Perfume art on another level
What can I say? After I heard about the fragrance for the first time, I had an image in my head. A picture of what Andy Tauer is trying to describe with this composition and of the fragrance itself. I thought to myself, if it smells like it does in my head, this will probably be my new fave in my collection.

So then I ordered a sample, sprayed it on and.... It was exactly what I had in my head to right - only 100 times better. It may sound vllt. strange but every time I wear the fragrance, I get almost goosebumps, because he is so INCREDIBLY good. In my opinion, he fits into every season and every occasion (except vllt. to the sport).

About the fragrance description, I guess you don't have to say too much. The name actually says everything you need to know. He is DUST DRY, almost mineral. But at the same time incredibly spicy and woody. But in an absolutely unobtrusive way.

I would almost compare the scent to an oriental sauna infusion. When the dry, hot air mixes with the aromas of the infusion, the stones and the wood. Simply a masterpiece and probably the only scent in my collection so far to rival Alexandria II. Even people for whom perfume has no special meaning react "taken" to this fragrance.

H/S is good but not outstanding.

Price/performance is in my opinion. I just do not know anything comparable.
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Laurana77

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Laurana77
Laurana77
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Arabian Nights
I've just one word to sum up this fragrance: Divine!

Earlier today I was trying out sample of fragrances which were sent to my son some time ago from luckyscents and they're meant to be 13 'Masculine' scents in little bottles about 1.5 mls. Well, there were a couple of scents which I really liked, and so I decided to write a review for them beginning with this fragrance because it's most definitely my absolute favourite.

Immediately upon opening, the scents bring to mind a traveller moving slowly through the Middle East, likely the Arabian Peninsula, and having stopped at a bazaar which is filled with not only people selling and buying items but there are numerous hessian sacks full to the brim and spilling over with spices and various herbs, namely of coriander and cloves. These two spices are smoothly blended together to make the top note of this beautiful and unique fragrance designed for both women and men. And whilst I had reservations about how this would fair on my skin, as a woman, this fragrance actually smelled divine and the mix of Jasmine, one of the top notes, along with the Vetiver, one of the middle notes, give this fragrance it's ability to work on female bodies and not be overpowering nor too spicy or darkly resinous.

As soon as you have sprayed this fragrance onto your skin a few times - it has a moderate sillage, projecting and is still noticeable 24 hours after the initial sprays - you instantly receive a delicious burst of citrusy freshness, reminiscent of the sparkling lemon soft drink called "Solo" and of the "4711" Eau De Cologne. This is due, I believe, to the top notes of Coriander, a herbaceous plant whose use in perfumery dates back to Ancient Egypt and also Greece where it was cultivated for the manufacture of perfumes with its seeds became the spice for fragrances - and the leaves used for culinary purposes. Coriander seeds are described as warm, nutty, spicy, and orange-flavoured whilst the leaves have a refreshing and lemony or lime-like flavour. Coriander, therefore, provides a fresh and citrusy aroma and it is this top note which you definitely scent as soon as the fragrance is sprayed on your skin. Cumin is another top note which literally gives spice to the fresh green herbaceous aroma at this fragrance's opening. There is also the scent of Cloves which whilst is not listed in the ingredients is strong enough or m to believe that Clove is one of the spices in this perfume.

Petitgrain, another of the top notes, adds to the flush of citrus, providing the scent of slightly bitter oranges to the fresh burst of citrus at opening.The citrusy-spicy aroma is then followed up with smooth waves of fragrance consisting of a smooth and syrupy Amber and Cedar, giving the Cedar, Spices and Fresh bursts of Citrus a new accent of resinous wood.

Then, about 40 minutes in, the Labdanum (from the middle note of "rock rose") and Cistus, a resin extracted fro the "rock rose" flowers, create a scent which is a mix of incense, smoke, woody resin, balsamic, and smoky tobacco. This creates an entire new dimension to the fragrance, giving it subtle depths and light and shade which blends in perfectly both for lover f Amber and with the Amber note itself.

There's then a fresh note of Vetiver which gives the Amber-Spicy-Fresh Citrusy fragrance and its incense-smoke-tobacco-resinous-balsamic depths a heavier, earthy aroma which is similar to Patchouli with a touch of Lemon. Indeed, here the actual base note of Patchouli becomes noticeable and blends in well with the Vetiver, creating a pungent earthy scent and Labdanum, one of the base notes, wafts up in sweet, leathery dry Musk scents and gives the wearer a touch of Ambergris and continues the Woody notes from the initial opening.Ambergris is actually one of the base notes and so the Vetiver with its scent like Ambergris blends so perfectly into the Ambergris base note.

The drydown continues the heavenly blend of Amber and Ambergris with the Labdanum giving a mix of Leather and Musk accents along with Spices. Patchouli remains as a mild scent underlying the perfume. And then imagine you are bathing in a hot bath full of suds from Cashmere Soap, Jasmine petals, and Vanilla. These uplifting scents are joined by Lavender, Birch, and a hint of herbaceous green freshness again but instead of the initial Citrusy top notes it's from a mix of Birch and Oakmoss. The base note of Geranium provides a lemony green scent which is also a little peppery, mixing with the remain of the Spices that run throughout this fragrance from its opening to the drydown.

This fragrance, L'Air du Desert Marocain, is not only a divine Spicy Oriental perfume but it evokes images of travelling throughout the Middle East's Arabia Peninsula and its bazaars full of resinous spices and herbaceous Citrus spilling out of hessian sacks whilst the air is redolent wit the warming aromas of Incense being burnt on braziers, Ambergris and Amber mixing on charcoal briquettes to provide beautiful resinous balsamic and spicy aromas which now and again are accented by the scents of sweet florals like Jasmine and lemony green Citruses worn as essential oils on the skin of the many women moving through the bazaar.

This perfume evokes not only the image of a Morrocan desert on a hot evening but travelling along the Silk Road with the famous explorer, Marco Polo. Once you delight in the initial opening of Fresh, Greens, Citruses, Amber and Ambergris notes, you are vividly recalled to the spice markets and bazaars which Marco Polo, trained as a merchant as well as embarking on numerous diplomatic missions, not only wrote about but stopped at and explored. This fragrance brings to mind Marco Polo exploring these bazaars and spice markets, the resins and herbs, the beautiful jewellery and the plush multi-coloured rugs that decorated thew walls and floors of the bedouins such as those in Morocco which this perfume's name indicates.

This fragrance has been written about as "one of the most popular in the line" of Perfumerer Andy Tauer's fragrant creations, and this is stated with good reason. Composed f Spicy Oriental notes and inspired by Saharan deserts in the moonlight and evenings in Morocco, the perfume is suited to both women and men and its mix of Woody, Aromatic Amber and Balsamic, Soft and Fresh Spicy accords with its perfect blending of the various notes so they blend seamlessly into this absolutely divine fragrance more than justify its expense. It is ideal to wear for any occasion but it seems particularly suited to warm evenings and winter nights by a crackling bonfire, and to being worn to special occasions because it is, after all, a unique fragrance and so suits unique and special occasions, such as celebrations (from birthdays to anniversaries and Weddings) and to make an impression at a job interview, to wear to the office, occasionally, and on a night out whilst dressed both warmly yet elegantly, in a little black dress if one is a woman or a business suit if one's a man. This fragrance is beautiful, sophisticated, classy, elegant and unique and suits women and men who are intelligent, mature, creative and imaginative and know where they're heading in their lives and careers. It's not for the indecisive, the immature, nor for those who are afraid of challenge or change. This perfume is for the creative, confident and classy.
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ChaeChae 1 month ago
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Vicks Vaporub
Rossi09Rossi09 2 months ago
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Spicy, warm, sweet, intense. Quite intoxicating and addictive without being overpowering. A pure, sensual, radiating scent, a bottled hug.
RisingChaosRisingChaos 2 months ago
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Herbal blast opening sandwiched between dry woods + fresh spices, with a warm ambery undertone. More dry ACDD with +10% herbs, -10% amber.
XanthonXanthon 3 months ago
Beautiful experiment! Incense structured in a French manner. Uncontestedly, a milestone in perfumery! Albeit, unwearable.
ManCamManCam 3 months ago
10
Scent
9
Longevity
9
Sillage
10
Bottle
Incredible sense... An olfactory orgasm!
VinScentVinScent 4 months ago
9
Scent
9
Longevity
9
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9
Bottle
Breathtaking fragrance. Very visual. Picture warm windy desert dunes. It truly shines on hot dry summer nights.
SmellGoodGuySmellGoodGuy 10 months ago
10
Scent
8
Longevity
9
Sillage
8
Bottle
Agreed: Mind Blowing. 10/10. Can't ask for nothing more from a fragrance..
EstbienlaEstbienla 11 months ago
8
Scent
8
Longevity
7
Sillage
7
Bottle
Having already visited the great Maghreb desert. He reminds me of a late evening around a fire at the thousand sand dunes.
StaticStatic 1 year ago
10
Scent
10
Longevity
10
Sillage
10
Bottle
Everything else is nr 2.. this is the one and only everlasting definition of niche !
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GoldGoddessGoldGoddess 1 year ago
A masterpiece! Dry sandy desert, spices from Arabian souk, a bit of camels, expensive, perfectly blended. Masculine
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