Tag Archives: Frapin

An Impassioned Man – Review: Frapin Passion Boisée

By Tara Passion Boisée is a tribute to a material which may not be glamorous but is an essential part of Frapin’s cognac making process – wood. After distillation, the brandy is aged in oak casks for several years. During … Continue reading

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Graveyard Rose – Review: Frapin Nevermore

By Tara Nevermore is the beautifully wistful name of the latest release by Frapin. It comes from Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous poem, “The Raven”, which was first published in 1845. In it, an increasingly distraught narrator pines for his … Continue reading

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Gone To Pieces – The Hopefully Impermanent Drama Of Frapin 1697

I am devastated. Everybody who reads this blog regularly knows that I am very, very taken with a perfume I found this winter – Frapin 1697 by Bertrand Duchaufour. I hadn’t worn it for a while since the weather got warmer, … Continue reading

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Last Week In Perfume Land – Weekend Link Love

I am alone this weekend, my husband has flown to London, the lucky guy. I would rejoice in the fact of a weekend alone, but as we know I am never alone… The kids and I will go to the … Continue reading

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Work Horse – Review: Frapin Caravelle Epicée

My infatuation with Frapin 1697 led me to explore the rest of the line, Caravelle Epicée was the only Frapin I had heard of before. And there are mostly good things to be heard. Caravelle Epicée is easy to love. … Continue reading

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Belle Of The Ball – Review: Frapin 1270

After the sheer adoration that the most recent Duchaufour creation 1697 for Frapin unleashed in me, I wanted to further explore the line of fragrances this house primarily known for Cognac, produces. I tried Terre de Sarment, Fruits Boisée and 1270, as those … Continue reading

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Desire – Review: Frapin 1697

After reading and commenting on this review about Frapin 1697 on PST, the generous Marla contacted me and offered to share her sample with me. I gladly accepted of course. Frapin 1697 is the new launch from the House of Frapin … Continue reading

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