We get the wood and we get the spices, but we get a lot more, too. The top features a burst of citrus before ceding to a warm, woodsy base with a dollop of cream. The sandalwood has that powdery aspect that says "freshly shaved," which leads us to the real story here: Wood and Spices just smells like a guy who smells good. And we can't see anything wrong with that. Notes include ebony, sandalwood, vetiver, incense, cardamom, and spices.
Montale is the creation of Pierre Montale, who worked as an official perfumer for the Saudi royal family before returning to Paris to introduce Western perfume lovers to the rich world of Middle Eastern perfumery ingredients.