Exquisite Orange Flower !!!
Guerlains' AA line-up is lovingly referred to as "Starter perfumes" by perfume snobs.
IMHO, Nerolia Bianca is Guerlains' best AA to date, & also the truest, best Orange Flower represented in the perfume marketplace today. (Meaning, there may have been an era, 50+ years ago, when another house did Neroli as well, but idk about that).
This is straight up Orange Flower, w/ petigrain (leaves, branches, twigs)- In other words, the sweet, ripe, juicy fruit, the enchanting perfumed flower, & the entire tree. The only note I might possibly add: a touch of Honey. (Some say a base of White Musk, & although I'm unable to discern it, it's widely reported & thus warrants mention).
Please don't misunderstand- This is not yet another (ugghhh!) oversweetened, diabetic-coma inducing strawberry smoothie / caramel candy, fruity floral. Rather, Nerolia Bianca is a glorious, natural, tree-ripened orange, together with it's feminine flower, supported by the entire tree. Inhale deeply- You're walking through an orange orchard!
Nerolia Bianca is simple, linear, Orange Flower perfection! (I recieve frequent compliments during wear, & I keep at least a few back up bottles!). Although labeled EdT, sillage (scent trail) & longevity (duration of wear) far exceed most EdP's. Fresh floral citrus is gloriously refreshing to wear during sweltering Summer days! Lasts 10-12 hours+. Each year's issue of the AA line is meant to be a 1-season, limited release. Nerolia Bianca sells like crazy, so (apparently) Guerlain continues to offer it. This is an exquisite perfume: Quality of scent is 10/10; fragrance cloud & duration of wear are also 10/10. Fuethermore, at ~ $36/ 125 mls, this is an absurd steal-deal! Guerlain won't continue it indefinitely.
Lastly: As if the stratospheric quality of the juice & budget price wasn't enough... The perfume's gold-caged bottle = luxurious beauty for my perfume vanity! I'm rich just looking at it! :-D
7/24/2016 12:17 PM
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