After six years of smelling and testing, the perfumer Alessandro Gualtieri unveils in 2009 a creation that marks the world of perfumery: Black Afgano. Evoking the scent of hashish of the highest quality, this fragrance of the woody trilogy of the house Nasomatto presents a variation around the oud and plays the role of precursor within this trend in the 2010s. An opaque black water is captured in a bottle made in Italy, with a cap made of burnt oak wood in reference to the resin that is burnt and slowly consumed. The untraditional hashish scent of this perfume extract is built around oud, spiced with saffron and vanilla, mixed with the power of ambrox: a true tribute to the resinous substance taken from the flowers and leaves of the cannabis plant. A narcotic scent that ends with a chord of gaiac wood and gurjum balsam, for a woody, amber and spicy fragrance with a dark scent and an extraordinary hold. A fragrance coveted by my aficionados of very powerful notes that perfectly matches one of the other emblematic juices of the House: Narcotic V, with green and woody notes for a suave effect.
Top notes: Davana, Saffron, Thyme
Heart notes: Cinnamon, Coffee, Incense, Raspberry, Tobacco, Violet
Base notes: Agarwood, Amber, Animalic, Balm, Cedar, Gayac Wood, Gurjum Balm, Musk, Tonka, Vanilla
Nasomatto is an experimental olfactory platform founded by Alessandro Gualtieri. Each fragrance stands as an artistically personal expression of the creator. “Nasomatto” translates from Italian as ‘crazy nose’.