Rima XI is mysterious and sensual, an intense spicy floral that evokes seduction and defiance. Captivating from the off, Rima appears pixilated in the initial flurry of spices and aromatics; cardamom’s cool sweetness pervades and is picked up by verdant, tooth-chilling mint until black pepper’s small shards of sandy heat add texture to this cool assemblage. Saffron and cinnamon clash in a battle over the definition of sweet heat, until nutmeg comes along and silences their contest with one swipe of its inimitable profile. Jasmine enters the frame, and with its solid, earthen stability, keeps this explosive spice float rolling. Coriander adds a touch of soapy cleanliness that stabilizes and lays the ground for the bittersweet aromatic vapors of cedarwood and the cool, delicate powder of sandalwood. A base of vanilla, benzoin, amber and musk morphs into one resplendent plateau of slightly savory, animalic character. Refreshing yet earthy, with a surprisingly creamy resolve, this jaunty modish scent is the perfect compliment for anyone interested in versatility. Deliciously flexible, Rima XI winds us round it’s dexterous finger and into our hearts.