Of all the delicate scents of spring

Of all the delicate scents of spring, that of cherry blossoms is the most elusive. It smells neither fruity nor sweet like most perfume interpretations, but rather bitter and green. If you bury your face in the petals and let the yellow pollen settle on your cheeks, you notice hints of Amaretto, honey and green sap.

— Victoria of Bois de Jasmin writes about spring florals in Spritz into spring: perfumes whose blossoms beguile at the Financial Times. (But no, she doesn't know a good cherry blossom perfume either.)

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