Most of the action happens up top with spicy and scratchy notes of nutmeg, coriander, and saffron. There also seems to be something similar to cherry pipe tobacco swirling around the opening. Ultimately, though, this is a vanilla scent. All of those top notes are still lingering, but mostly around the edges, while the vanilla soft some soft woods take the focus. This is a comfort wear, perfect for fall and winter. It feels like your favorite sweater on a cold holiday morning and will keep you cozy for hours.