Yankee Candle Forbidden Apple is the new scent that came out for Halloween 2016. I just got the votive and I’ll stick to the one I have. It’s a nice scent and definitely more of an everyday fragrance than Yankee Candle Black Magic. I’d say it works as a nice day candle for September and October.
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Official scent notes in Yankee Candle Forbidden Apple are: apple, bergamot, black oak and vanilla noir.
Melting a quarter of my votive, it’s a very apple scent. All the other stuff is in the background, the apple dominates. Yankee always does great apple notes and this is no exception. It’s sweet but fresh. The complexity comes from the sweet, oaky bergamot background.
I get the sweetness for the vanilla but that’s all I get from it. You almost need to know there’s vanilla in here to be able to identify it. The oak and bergamot are well blended and faint. If the bergamot is one of the notes that make you think of men’s cologne, then you’ll probably feel like it has a cologne-y aspect. Especially since the bergamot has that woody note clinging to it.
But it’s mostly an apple scent. Like you’re eating a nice apple when a guy with a bit of cologne on walks by you.
I do like it, but I’d do a “forbidden apple” scent that is a part of a Halloween collection differently. I’ll try layering this with a tobacco leaf scent and add something boozey, like a sweetened whisky or bourbon. I’m thinking DW Home Black Orchid Tobacco and Yankee Candle Vanilla Bourbon. And maybe just the DW home Patchouli Tabac.
I hope you enjoyed my Yankee Candle Forbidden Apple scented candle Review and I’ll talk to you soon!