PENHALIGON'S Much Ado About the Duke

A slim and slightly herbal rose greets me - a rose with a touch of slight spiciness.  Not a rich rose, more like a young rose before it fully opened up. 

The drydown adds a slightly boozy undertone, and the base a nonspecific woodsiness with the occasional whiff of cedars.  No real tannin here, but touches of a very soft and faint leather impression towards the end.  

I get moderate sillage, good projection and six hours of longevity on my skin.  

An unobtrusive scent for cooler spring days with original touches, but overall a touch too bland to impress; only the rose is nicely done.  2.75/5