CARTHUSIA Tuberosa Eau de Parfum - 50ml
Carthusia interprets one of the iconic flowers of modern perfumery, the tuberose. Created by perfumer Luca Maffei, Carthusia's Tuberosa Eau de Parfum embodies the sought after, sensual character of tuberose. Added notes of beautifully sunny ylang-ylang and cinnamon add a seductive accent. A chiaroscuro mix of emotions mitigated into the deeper and warm base notes of vetiver, vanilla, ambroxan and musk. Made in Italy. Saison is the exclusive Australian importer and distributor of Carthusia. 50ml
Top Notes: plum, elemi, cinnamon
Heart Notes: tuberose absolute, ylang-ylang, rose
Base Notes: vetiver, vanilla, ambroxan, musk
Capri, the Italian island of dreams has been an enchanting oasis since Roman times. Its natural beauty, sunny climate and innate glamour are legendary. In 1380 the Father Prior of the Monastery of St. Giacomo made Queen Giovanna D’ Angio’ a flower arrangement with the most beautiful island flowers. The water was not changed for three days, and the Prior noticed that the water had acquired a beautiful fragrance. This became the first perfume of Capri. Forgotten and re-discovered in 1948, the Monastery with permission of the Pope, revealed the recipe to a chemist, who created the smallest fragrance laboratory in the world and called it ‘Carthusia’. Today the perfume tradition continues and limited production ensures the same methods used by the Carthusian monks are respected.
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