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Description
Santal Wood is like discovering a gorgeous, hard-carved inlaid box while browsing through an antique store. Juniper and seawater accords blended with a heart of pure sandalwood make this fragrance both satisfying and mysterious. The oakmoss in the base is as soft as brushed green felt – all that remains is for you to place your memories inside the box while you wear it.
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Scent type
Woody
Personality
Casual
Occasion
Hanging Out
Season
Fall
Complexity
Refined

Montale Santal Wood rating and reviews

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Average rating (47 reviews)
4.4 out of 5
Rated5on the scale of0to10
02/15/2019
Feb 2019
This is my first time trying something like this. I'm the type to just keep buying the same scent just cause I'm used to them & just refill them when empty. I like the first one, the smell, how long it lasts & how it quickly I get a comment as I walk into a room...
Reviews: 1
Upvotes: 0
Downvotes: 0
Products received: 2
Rated4on the scale of0to10
02/10/2019
It was nice
Really like the smell after it had been on the skin for a bit, smelled a bit soapy when 1st sprayed. Will definitely continue to wear.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
02/03/2019
Excellent
This fragrance matches my sandalwood shaving products exquisitely, after I've taken a clean shave, I use this and receive many many compliments.
Rated2on the scale of0to10
02/03/2019
Nothing special
I love Montale fragrances but this is average at best.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
02/01/2019
MONTALE SANTAL WOOD
Light leather woody scent, exactly what I was looking for! I will be buying this cologne!
Rated4on the scale of0to10
02/01/2019
Fresh and clean!!
This is my second scent to get and it was great. Many compliments.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
01/28/2019
Sandalwood for the win
Just because sandalwood invokes a warm emotional feeling, I don't always favor scents that incorporate it. This one though. Delicious.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
01/27/2019
oh yeah
this fragrance is SO nice...I'm not going to explain...just get it...trust me
Rated4on the scale of0to10
01/22/2019
Good smell
Definitely a little more masculine but I dig that
Reviews: 2
Upvotes: 1
Downvotes: 1
Products received: 0
Rated3on the scale of0to10
01/19/2019
I like it - complex and intense
I like this but I wouldn’t purchase a full size. It is definitely pleasant and unusual.
Rated3on the scale of0to10
01/17/2019
Light and Sweet
Reminds me of a more manly, woodsy CK One. Agree it could be unisex if worn by the right person.
Rated4on the scale of0to10
01/11/2019
I love it.
Definitely a woodsy fragrance, but much lighter and sweeter than I was expecting; I'd categorize it as a unisex scent. My only issue is that it completely disappears from my skin in about an hour, so I'll have to reserve it for my hair and clothes instead. It's a fairly strong scent at least, a little will go a long way.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
01/09/2019
Great
My ol lady loves it! I love it and will be buying a full size. Stays on my skin long but never wears off my clothes.
Rated4on the scale of0to10
12/26/2018
nice
it was okay
Rated5on the scale of0to10
12/26/2018
Great fragrance
Always great fragrance from Montale. They all last long.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
12/06/2018
Pure heaven
GET THIS ONE!!! PERIOD!
Rated5on the scale of0to10
12/05/2018
A delicate blend of oriental and floral
Montale makes perfumes that are very exquisite, unique, and arousing. The use of natural ingredients such as Oud (agar wood), Sandal Wood, florals and fruits makes the perfume natural and balanced. When I smell perfumes from Dior, Prada, Paco, etc., they smell artificial compared to Montale.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
12/05/2018
Very fall
Best fall scent so far
Rated4on the scale of0to10
12/05/2018
Just plain good
I’ve had this scent for almost a month now and have put off writing a review for it. I’m still a relatively new frag head and this scent is difficult to accurately describe. Let me make this clear- Montale Santal Wood is an extraordinary fragrance. It’s blended so well it’s hard for me to pick out individual notes in the opening. I catch hints of black pepper, cardamom, frankincense and definitely sandalwood. But none are out of line or screaming “look at me”. It’s just smooth as glass and smells amazing. This is a powerful fragrance. It’s performance is extremely high with great projection and longevity. Less is more when applying. 2-3 squirts max until you see how it reacts with your body chemistry. You can choke a room out if heavy handed. What I particularly like about this one is both me and my wife can wear it. I personally hate unisex fragrances. Until this. When it’s on me, it comes off with a subtle masculine presence but when she tried it out, the fragrance seemed to soften and become sensually feminine. The House of Montale are geniuses when it comes to creating amazing fragrances. Highly recommend this!!!! Could be worn almost year round, by male or female, when the temperature is below 80, but is a superstar in cooler weather (in my opinion).
Rated4on the scale of0to10
11/30/2018
Ooops
I have become obsessed with Montale's offerings and I didn't notice this was a male fragrance. No matter! It's very subtle compared to the other Montale fragrances, but it is wonderful anyway! It seems very beachy to me rather than woodsy, which is a little odd. The scent is not very strong, but seems to be holding out...changing as it matures. This one is very nice and should be labeled as unisex!
Rated4on the scale of0to10
11/26/2018
good out of the blocks
Montale Santal wood starts out great, smells fantastic and I get a great respons from the women at meet and greats after our shows. However, it all but dissappears within a half an hr. not the best "Staying power"
Rated5on the scale of0to10
11/26/2018
so nice
I'm a sandal wood man through and through. This was perfect.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
11/22/2018
Amazing
Crazy great scent. It last all day just 2 sprays I love it.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
11/20/2018
Great
Got lots of compliments!
Rated5on the scale of0to10
11/15/2018
Ohmygawd, it's AMAZING
I LOVE this one!! Years ago I bought a tiny (and I mean TINY, about 2.5ml) bottle of high quality sandalwood oil. That tiny bottle lasted me a good three or four years, but I had never been able to find anything to replace it. And then I found this! While it does include other notes, and doesn't have *quite* the staying power of the oil (a literal drop of that stuff would last through two or three showers!), this fragrance is damn close. I get complements from everybody, men and women, whenever I wear this. I think I even started a perfume addiction for another woman with this, as she smelled it once, and has been buying up sandalwood fragrances left and right since. :) I will absolutely be purchasing a full bottle (or two, just in case)!
Rated5on the scale of0to10
11/09/2018
LOVE IT.
This scent is hard to describe but I love it. I selected it because it was listed as a good autumn scent and I can see why. It totally fits with the season. It's really unique and unlike other fragrances.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
10/29/2018
I am Impressed
I didn't know what to expect I just chose it because of the Main Notes which were kinda woody and spicy, and had good reviews. My wife really loves it. Everywhere we go she wants me to wear this one over "Creed". So I guess I will purchase the full bottle. I would have never known that I would have loved this scent if it wasn't for scentbird.
Rated3on the scale of0to10
10/24/2018
Decent
It first opens up very flowery and feminine, but after after 10 minutes it’s powdery and manly with intense notes of sandal wood. Lasts a long time.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
10/23/2018
Awesome
Loved the smell
Rated5on the scale of0to10
10/22/2018
Yup
This scent was pretty fire it got really lit when it settled down
Rated5on the scale of0to10
10/05/2018
Love this one!
I love the scent. Woodsy and comforting. Great for fall. Wish it was a bit longer lasting. Not the greatest staying power.
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Christian
10/15/2018
You not supposed to smoke it!!! This STuff lasted a full day into the next morning.
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Rated4on the scale of0to10
09/26/2018
Solid
I like it but nothing too special. Had decent staying power, not too feminine for me. Just lacking any strong redeeming quality scent-wise.
Rated3on the scale of0to10
09/08/2018
More for Women IMO
A touch to much on the female side for me. Not bad but smells like a soapy perfume. Pretty powerful also and could be overwhelming if over sprayed. Hope this helps
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Christian
10/15/2018
completely accurate just isn't soapy
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Rated4on the scale of0to10
09/06/2018
first scent more of a cologne guy but not bad
i seen a review on youtube for Montale so i decided to give it a shot.... when i first got it and sprayed it i was like o shit this is some strong shit , i put it on my neck, its definitely a perfume . it felt more for a chick but hay i never really were this kind of stuff only but it took time to get used to dont get me wrong not bad at all. but before you spray, do so on the wrist men, then rub on the on other and do a start from the kneck down to the ankle swipe so you don't die from the potency . other wise will give you a headache and you may not enjoy as much. over all projection its strong as shit first 30 min then stays for a long time , the dry down is nice, and stays for a long time.no complements yet but i like it . last pretty long bout 24 hour marker but faintly
Rated5on the scale of0to10
09/05/2018
Great
It was good
Rated4on the scale of0to10
09/04/2018
Great
This is a very fresh and inviting fragrance
Rated5on the scale of0to10
09/03/2018
scent review
i love this scent
Rated4on the scale of0to10
09/03/2018
Montale Santal Wood
It seemed versatile so thats why i like it
Rated5on the scale of0to10
09/03/2018
.
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Rated5on the scale of0to10
08/31/2018
Exotic- hypnotic...mmmmmm
Beautiful scent, I smelled so good💜
Rated4on the scale of0to10
08/26/2018
Very good
I like this one. It’s a very good scent. A safe scent in that there are no unpleasant notes. That being said it is also not one that is going to be like your signature. Good, safe, office environment type.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
08/23/2018
Good
Great fragrance,... good quality not overpowering. I know they say it's a unisex fragrance, but it smells more on the masculine side to me. Lasts a minimum of 6 hours on my skin. Doesn't project much in a public outside setting though, only I could smell it on myself and other people couldn't
Rated5on the scale of0to10
08/22/2018
Love
I really liked the smell of this, all my friends comment on it all the time. Scent only last about an hour or so though from what I can tell
Rated5on the scale of0to10
08/20/2018
Excellent
Excellent perfume!!
Rated4on the scale of0to10
08/20/2018
Samuel
it smells very nice it smells like special wood
Reviews: 9
Upvotes: 12
Downvotes: 3
Products received: 9
Rated3on the scale of0to10
08/17/2018
Santal Wood / revised
I LOVE Montale house fragrances. They are all brutal, unique, heavy hitters. This however is very feminine. In my opinion all fragrances are unisex, it’s your nose, wear what works. This, aside from its strength, does not really smell like a montale fragrence. I wrote strong words about my initial impression of it, but after 3 days of wearing it. It’s still too sweet for me, but I will acknowledge it grew on me. Not bad, but not what I expect from Montale. Try it. You might love it.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
07/28/2018
generally don't care too much about woody fragrances but this one certainly got me some impressive compliments
I generally don't care too much about woody fragrances but this one certainly got me some impressive compliments this does better in cooler temperatures. if you plan to wear this indoors try putting this in your fridge for about 1 hour then apply the scent is better the suggestion came from a friend that works in a perfumery in London. it works with both woody and spicy fragrances
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