4711 Original Eau de Cologne was launched in the year 1792 and the man behind the discovery of this citrusy fragrance was Wilhelm Muelhens. This fragrance can be found as an Eau de Cologne as well as an after shave.
- Top notes are orange oil, peach, bergamot and lemon.
- Middle notes are cyclamen, lily, jasmine, melon.
- Base notes are Tahitian, patchouli, sandalwood, musk, cedar, oakmoss.
About the Brand
An iconic brand, No. 4711 is a fragrance brand that has been around for over 220 years. Their main fragrance, the Original Eau de Cologne, or Echt Kölnisch Wasser, has been in production since 1799 and maintains the exact same formula even today. Its formula is still a well-kept secret with no one, but their perfumers over the years privy to what goes into this classic fragrance. The company holds a Geographical Indication for the Original Eau de Cologne. Their fragrances are natural, refreshing and positive, rejuvenating mind and body. Their flagship store, the 4711 House of Fragrances or is a major tourist attraction in Cologne Glockengasse.