WHAT I SMELL: OroNardo’s opening is heavenly with creamy buttery lightly spiced tuberose that sparkles and buzzes with just the lightest of earthiness brushed with orange blossom. The warmed perfume wafts and dances like sun-kissed florals in the Mexican summer breeze. A greenish stem comes forward taking the perfume from the garden to the most luscious of bouquets. This is tuberose that’s not heavy nor overbearing, but tuberose that’s fresh and lightly dewy and which is very much alive. As the perfume continues to develop, the florals become lighter and rise into a heavenly aura. Here the perfume resides in a true essence of floral harmony wrapped up in the lightest of powder. Breathtaking.
From the Xinú website:
Mock orange blossom | Queen of the night ﬂower | Marigold | Mexican tuberose | Yellow Oleander ﬂower
Luminous | Elegant | Opulent | Golden
OroNardo is a tribute to the gorgeous Mexican tuberose.
Tuberose accentuated by mock orange blossom to bring out its naturally fleshy sexiness, using the spiciness of marigold to draw its green freshness.
The result captures the totality of the freshly-plucked flower, tuber, stems, petals, leaves, and all.
A bouquet of white and golden flowers..
WHAT IT SMELLS LIKE TO ME: Golden tuberose.
THREE WORDS THAT DESCRIBE ORONARDO: dreamy, captivating, gorgeous
WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT ORONARDO: Colognoisseur
BOTTOM LINE: Xinú perfumes, based in Mexico City, is devoted to bringing the botanicals of the Americas to life in their perfumes. OroNardo, which glorifies Mexican tubersose, is an exceptionally beautiful and accessible perfume. The perfume’s development is as subtle and gracious as the perfume itself and the performance is extraordinary. OroNardo is the perfect example of just how beautiful and enchanting Mexico can be.
- Bone Rating: 5 out of possible 5 bones
- Scent: Floral
- Nose: Rodrigo Flores-Roux
- Classification: Unisex
- Expense: $220 for 50 ml.
November 16, 2020 at 9:58 am
Thank you for this review and introduction to such a lovely perfume OroNardo & website…
Everything including the hand soap description looks very appealing to me.
Mexican tuberose sounds like a winner! Your review of this floral fragrance was so uplifting. I appreciate the beautiful photo of the bottle and the butterfly as well. I think I’ll look into the sampler of their scents very soon. Mil gracias!
November 16, 2020 at 5:52 pm
Hola Julie – they really are fabulous perfumes and their hand soaps really do sound incredible. I was thinking that I would go check them out because these sound perfect for the guest bathroom…luckily there is one of their boutiques where I live.
November 17, 2020 at 6:12 pm
What about that bottle too. Looks wonderful
November 18, 2020 at 5:43 am
The bottle is fantastic and is to be recycled for use as a vase when your perfume is gone! 🙂
November 21, 2020 at 5:26 pm
December 24, 2020 at 3:38 pm
Where to purchase in the USA/Canada? Thank you.
December 25, 2020 at 6:47 am
Merry Christmas Elizabeth! You can purchase the Xinu perfumes at LuckyScent. A link to the store is on my page. 🙂
December 25, 2020 at 10:11 am
Thank you! Merry Christmas to you, too.