Thursday, December 11, 2014

Torrente by Parfums Torrente c1977

Torrente by Parfums Torrente: launched in 1977, in USA in 1978)

Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like? It is classified as a spicy floral woody fragrance for women. It begins with a green flowery top, followed by a radiant floral heart, resting on a powdery, woody base.
  • Top notes: aldehydes, gardenia, peach, hyacinth, neroli, galbanum, carnation
  • Middle notes: tuberose, lily of the valley, jasmine, rose, ylang ylang, magnolia, orris
  • Base notes: oakmoss, civet, cedar, musk, sandalwood, vetiver, ambrette


Bottle designed by Pierre Dinand.

The perfume was also available in a miniature bottle strung onto a cord necklace.

Fate of the Fragrance:

In 1980, Chen Yu (Eugène Gallia & Co) was given the license to Parfums Torrente.

Discontinued, date unknown. This perfume is VERY hard to find.

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