Review of Estee Lauder Tuscany Per Donna by hontapocasgreen
I used to wear this back in the 90's and remember it being such a sensuous fragrance.For a moment I thought this fragrance was discontinued or just MIA for some time. I guess limited distribution is a better term for it's infrequent availability. I finally bought a bottle for myself this year from Ulta. I do believe it's also available at the Estee Lauder counters in Dillards. It's also available to purchase on line from most high end department stores.
The notes for Tuscany Per Donna are as follows:
Top Notes: Rose, Muguet, Citrus, Mediterranean Herbs
Middle Notes: Jasmine, Carnation, Honeysuckle, Peony
Base Notes: Sandalwood, Amber, Vanilla
The sandalwood/amber/vanilla accord really blooms with my chemistry. I also get a little bit of the rose & jasmine. The sillage is decent, but as will EL fragrances, it can be a bit strong at first. It's lasting power is also decent (6 hours). It's somewhat like Guerlain Samsara, but only lighter & less jasmine. I used to wear Samsara as well, but Samsara was more feisty & even testy. If you applied too much, you risked getting the indolic notes. So far, I hadn't experienced this with Tuscany Per Donna.
I will say that this scent has gotten me many compliments from the men I work with this week.
Would I buy it again? Definitely. I just wish the executives at Estee Lauder would bring back the lotion for this & Cinnabar. IMO, they are focusing too much on their Pleasures and White Linen and Beautiful lines. I understand that those are their top sellers, but I feel it's because they are being pushed more than the other fragrances.