Noir Exquis is an addicting gourmand fragrance. This fragrance contains notes of chestnut, orange, orange blossom, coffee, maple sap, ebony, heliotrope, vanilla, tonka bean, and sandalwood. The notes in this fragrance make it gourmand, sweet, woody, vanillic, and slightly spicy. When I wear Noir Exquis, I get mostly chestnut, maple, coffee, and vanilla. It's such a cozy, comforting, warm fragrance that is perfect for autumn and winter. Although it is well-suited for day wear during colder months, it makes for a perfect evening fragrance. The longevity is great, as I get at least 8 hours of wear from one application. The sillage is moderate; it's not a skin scent, but won't fill a room either. People close to you and those who walk past you will definitely smell it. I would characterize Noir Exquis as fairly dark, seductive, rich, sensual, and sophisticated. If you like gourmand fragrances, or fragrances containing the aforementioned notes, I would highly recommend Noir Exquis.