Pear perfumes evoke images of crisp, juicy, fresh fruits – their rich, sweet aromas wafting through the warm spring air. However, the best pear fragrances are subtler and greener than many of their fruity counterparts, giving them a distinct edge that helps the wearer stand out from the crowd. And though not as zesty as many of its citrus cousins, pear notes possess a sweeter and overall more floral taste that lends them a truly exotic tinge.
The pear’s olfactory contributions don’t just end there, though. The fruit’s tree wood is, in fact, one of the most desirable (and rarest) notes in perfumery. Quite aside from the delicate crispness of the fruit, pear-tree wood has a dense, sweeter aroma. A tangy, smoky note emanates from the wood when burned – one that’s often compared to the scent of blossoming pears.