It is a pleasant and an interesting perfumes with a dominant fragrance of freesia and quince spices. The rose or musk fragrance are in trace amounts. The last two are barely there, giving the perfume a lack of opulence. The opening is quite prominent and softens from then on.
- Top notes are quince, carrot seeds, saffron, rose water and coriander.
- Middle notes are rose, peony, magnolia and freesia.
- Base notes are honey, tonka bean, cedar, benzoin, white musk and sandalwood.
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.