Wood Noir (2016)

Wood Noir by Zara
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Wood Noir is a popular perfume by Zara for men and was released in 2016. The scent is woody-spicy. It is being marketed by De Ruy Perfumes.

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Fragrance Notes

Woods, Bergamot, Lavender, Sage

Ratings

Scent

7.8 (32 Ratings)

Longevity

7.6 (30 Ratings)

Sillage

6.7 (30 Ratings)

Bottle

6.9 (29 Ratings)
Submitted by Elysium, last update on 04.03.2019
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Elysium
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Helpful Review    3
A mysterious woody, aromatic, and floral accord
To me all three Exclusive Oud, Wood Noir, and Ambre Noble, which are part of the "Exclusive Accords" collection are similar in a way, all sharing the same vibe in the base and pretty linear.

Wood Noir introduces itself with the woody accord, not so common in the top notes, very mysterious and profound, a sort of black ebony wood essence. There is a hint of resinous oud from the very first whiff blended with bright bergamot.

The initial "woody" notes flow into a very rosy floral vibe after about half an hour, which could be off-putting to some, though I have no issues with it. Happily, it mellows into a more "oudy" scent that is polished by the floral lavender which, in turn, has now lost a little of its rosiness and found a bit of its aromaticness. The heart is even enriched with an aromatic and green sage, which melts harmoniously with the lingering oudy and rosy facets.

From this point forward it remains a very pleasant scent. A sweet oud aroma that enfolds you and creates an enigmatic aura all around you. Not overpowering, warming, calming, and soothing.

Initially, you might think it is targeted to aged people, but after a while, the smell turns into something modern and contemporary, suitable for younger people, either. Its woodiness and warmness make it adapt for fall and winter seasons, day and evening, yet the amazing longevity and moderate sillage make it very versatile for office and spare time.

Just another jewel in the ZARA collection!

-Elysium

Statements

Carlitos01 12 months ago
Outstanding scent but under average performance.
Dark, smoky, woody, and a bit sweet.
Do blind buy it. It's that good. I have 3 flasks.+1
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Elysium 13 months ago
The initial woody notes flow into a very rosy floral vibe after about half an hour, then a sweet oud aroma enfolds you with a mystic aura!+4
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