Candle Review: Mandarin Cranberry, Yankee Candle Company

Yankee Candle, Mandarin Cranberry
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  • Rated 4.5 stars
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Review Summary:

Scent description: Bursting with the vibrant, fruity sensation of sweet, sunny oranges and crisp, tangy cranberries.

Candle Size: 22 ounces. Large tumbler candle jar.

Stated Burn Time: Up to 85 hours.

Where Burned: Powder room (6′ x 6.5′), Laundry room (8′ x 9′), and large living area.

Great For: Fall/Winter, Holidays, Christmas season, Spring/Summer, People who love fruity scents

Comments: This was an old candle I unearthed.

Would I repurchase? Yes

Rating Breakdown:

  • Packaging/Presentation: I love the style of the large tumbler jars. Very sleek and modern looking. The wax color was deep red and there were two well-placed wicks. There was a chrome lid with Yankee Candle embossed on the top. The label shows a bed of cranberries with sliced mandarin oranges around. 5/5
  • Scent: This was a sweet and fruity scent. The cranberry was not too tart but was enough to add some zing. It was not a complex scent but a good blend of mandarin and cranberries. 4.5/5
  • Scent Throw: This was a strongly scented candle. It did get somewhat lost in a large open floor plan, but I could still tell it was burning. It filled the powder and laundry rooms with no problem. 4/5
  • Performance: I had some trouble initially getting a full wax melt pool. There was always a 1/3 ring of wax that was unmelted. I used the foil trick to get a full, even melt pool. I had to do that a couple of times on the initial burns, then after that – no problem. The wicks gave large and steady flames. I did not notice any black sooting. I got approximately 80 hours of burn from this candle. 4/5
  • Customer Service (if applicable): I’ve always had great CS from Yankee Candle Company. 5/5
  • Overall rating: 4.5/5

Disclosures: None. I purchased this product myself.

Photos:

 

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Happy candle burning ~

Andrea

Author: Andrea

Andrea is the voice behind Candle Scoop. She is a long-standing member of Candlefind and loves all things scented. While she enjoys scents across the spectrum, she is a die-hard bakery and fresh-scent fan. She enjoys rooting out bargains and candle discounts, but she won't hesitate to pamper herself with a luxury brand. When not writing or talking about candles, she enjoys spectator sports and playing with her pups. Andrea would love to hear from you, so don't hesitate to contact!

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2 Comments

  1. This particular YC scent was one I just recently purchased in a wax melt. I melted it in my electric melter and really enjoyed the lovely scent. I agree, the cranberry was very noticeable with it’s slight tartness and the mandarin gave it a fruity sweet kick!

    I would certainly purchase it again and am sad that I only had 1 melt. I loved this one!!

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    • I enjoyed this candle from start to finish and was sad to see it die. Guess I’ll need to buy more! 😉

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