FRAGRANCE FAMILY: GOURMAND
Another sense-awakening creation by the gifted perfumer Bertrand Duchafour that we’re delighted to preview in our Secret Scentsations Discovery Box (read about Neela Vermeire Pichola here…)
L’Artisan Parfumeur Noir Exquis is the latest addition to their collection: a stunning gourmand which we recently reviewed here.
As the name evocatively suggests, Noir Exquis (‘exquisite black’) is an appetising coffee scent which brings to life the different facets of this rich ingredient. A fragrance combining intense Brazilian coffee absolute with comforting, good-enough-to-eat notes of maple syrup, glazed chestnuts and orange blossom: ‘an intriguing juxtaposition… rich and velvety’.
The result is – as L’Artisan Parfumeur notes – ‘like an unexpected rendez-vous in a French patisserie’. And we’re certinly finding this Ambrée gourmand to be warm, indulgent, delicious – and just that little bit wicked…