Bvlgari have released a new eau de toilette, Mon Jasmin Noir, L’Eau Exquise, a new flanker to Mon Jasmin Noir from 2011 (read about it here) which following on from Jasmin Noir in 2008. Inspired by the Boboli Gardens in Florence, the splendid Italian-style gardens of the Renaissance, where the dè Medici family brought jasmine to Italy for the very first time.
Like the two earlier fragrances, Mon Jasmin Noir, L’Eau Exquise, was developed by perfumer Sophie Labbé:
“For Mon Jasmin Noir, L’Eau Exquise I wanted to give Mon Jasmin Noir a fresher expression – recounts the perfumer Sophie Labbé – I wanted to create a precious and bright Eau de Jasmin with the addictive signature of Mon Jasmin Noir”.
Pink Pomelo releases the first pungent note, then merges with fresh Green Almond to form the first chord, a whiff of velvety lightness that leads to the unmistakable heart of the perfume. The inviting notes of Grandiflorum Jasmine combine with Sambac Jasmine White Tea– a floral infusion graced by a hint of tea – as if melting into a warm, intimate embrace. The soft nuances of Delightful Woods and intense accents of White Musks add a final touch of roundness and addictiveness.
This fragrance is very covetable, the lingering bottom notes of the White Musks really adds a lovely floral depth to it, strange description I know, but Jasmine is one of my favourite floral scents but it can be over-powering and having the white musk at the bottom gives it warmth a and light ‘powdery’ finish that is really tantalizing and delicate at the same time. Whereas the top notes of Jasmine and White Tea are a refreshing start to the scent, livening up the senses … just like my old favourite Elizabeth Arden’s Green Tea fragrance.
The bottle of L’Eau Exquise is based on the Mon Jasmin Noir and is now adorned with an exclusive decoration consisting of a lacy, transparent weave of jasmine ‘blossoms’ at the base of the bottle, evoking the subtle texture of a jewel matched with an organza ribbon that distinguishes the Mon Jasmin Noir line also enlivens L’Eau Exquise bottle, while the soft green hue of the fragrance reflects the delicate freshness of the scent.
Mon Jasmin Noir L’Eau Exquise Eau de Toilette 50ml RRP$115.00 is available now at Myer, David Jones, Bulgari Boutiques and selected Independents, for your nearest stockist call (02) 9695 5678.
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