At first splash, it is predominantly of orange. Explore further and you will enjoy the fragrance of smoke, followed by bergamot and sun bleached grass. There is a smell of incense as it dries up. The orange smell goes away, substituted by scents of hot dusty libraries and old paper.
- Top notes are bergamot, pink pepper, cardamom, neroli, violet leaf and amalfi lemon
- Middle notes are jasmine, rose, peach blossom, tuberose, orchid and orange.
- Base notes are musk, vanille, sandalwood and virginia cedar.
About the Brand
Penhaligon's is a perfume house that was founded by William Henry Penhaligon back in 1870. Originally of Cornish descent, William Penhaligon moved to London to become the Court and Perfumer to Queen Victoria. The first fragrance to have been created by the brand was the Hammam Bouquet in 1872. Penhaligon then went on to create a long list of best-selling fragrances including 1902 Blenheim Bouquet and the 1978 Bluebell. Penhaligon is now owned by Puig which also owns other famous brands like French perfume house L'Artisan Parfumeur. The brand now has a wide range of body care products, grooming accessories and fragrances for men and women.