Costes - what can i say. it smells exactly the way a indian spice chest would smell. every household in india has this small chest filled with spices from cumin to anise to cardamon to cinnamon to you name it...it smells exactly like opening one + incense+smoke. just amazing how they captured all this smell, this was my first true introduction to niche, where every note is so clear and defined and most importantly, makes you go wow! one needs to be in a mood for this one..its almost medidative kinds....room lit with scented candles, lights thru ancient stained glass, heavy carpets from turkey...and freinds.