Profumum Roma Eccelso Perfume Review

Profumum Roma Eccelso Perfume Review
Profumum Roma Eccelso Perfume Review

Profumum Roma Eccelso Eau de Parfum opens with a zesty citrus, slightly bitter and tangy, that gets blended with earthy spiciness before tangling with fruity-floral sweetness. The musk comes in within 15 minutes and brings all the notes together. It was more linear for the first hour, then sweetened slightly with the floral notes, before becoming red and fruity with light woodiness and muskiness in the drydown.

Eccelso Notes

  • top notes: bergamot
  • heart notes: nutmeg, magnolia
  • base notes: sandalwood, musk

What does Eccelso Smell Like?

It opened with a zesty burst of sharp lemon peel–slightly bitter but still recognizably lemon to my nose. Soon, an earthy, slightly spiced quality emerged (likely the nutmeg) that sat atop a musky background. A whisper of floral sweetness from the magnolia diffused into the musk and really wove all the notes together. It had characteristics of soft, sweet florals with a tangy fruitiness to it with an underlying musky feel. The nutmeg seemed to ground the fragrance, too, and later on, about 40 minutes in, there was a bit of a lift–something slightly green and branchy.

The floral quality intensified during the second hour, as did some of the sweetness. The sandalwood came through as a smooth and woody, mixed with the musk, and softened the sweetness of what had become red and fruity, and this seemed to make up the remainder of the perfume through the drydown,

Longevity

It lasted for five hours until it was a skin-scent and about eight hours before it was quite difficult to detect on my skin. The sillage and projection were moderate with the sillage dropping faster than the projection within the first hour of wear.

Testing Methodology

For testing, I used 1/3 of a 0.7ml sample vial dabbed to the underside and topside of my wrist area. I used an unscented moisturizer prior to applying the scent as I found scent did not hold well here otherwise.

I purchased my sample in January 2022; fragrances are known to be reformulated over their lifetime, so be mindful of when a review was made, e.g. a review from 2010 may not reflect what the same-named perfume smells like in 2022.

Availability

Eccelso is available for $275/100ml., though there may be a $93/18ml smaller size available, often sold at non-US retailers.

If possible, I highly recommend trying a fragrance before purchasing a full bottle because fragrance can wear differently just because of skin chemistry. Skin chemistry can effect not just the longevity of a fragrance but also what notes are prominent or hidden.

Eccelso Samples

We recommend the following retailers for purchasing decanted samples (typically 0.7ml to 2ml in size). This is a fuller list, so individual availability may depend on inventory.

Where to Buy

Comments

Comments that do not adhere to our comment policy may be removed. Discussion and debate are highly encouraged but we expect community members to participate respectfully. Please keep discussion on-topic, and if you have general feedback, a product review request, an off-topic question, or need technical support, please contact us!

Please help us streamline the comments' section and be more efficient: double-check the post above for more basic information like pricing, availability, and so on to make sure your question wasn't answered already. Comments alerting us to typos or small errors in the post are appreciated (!) but will typically be removed after errors are fixed (unless a response is needed).

We appreciate enthusiasm for new releases but ask readers to please hold questions regarding if/when a review will be posted as we can't commit to or guarantee product reviews. We don't want to set expectations and then disappoint readers as even products that are swatched don't always end up being reviewed due to time constraints and changes in priorities! Thank you for understanding!

Leave a Reply

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

We try to approve comments within 24 hours (and reply to them within 72 hours) but can sometimes get behind and appreciate your patience! 🙂 If you have general feedback, product review requests, off-topic questions, or need technical support, please contact us directly. Thank you for your patience!