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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Princesse d'Albret by Jean d'Albret c1964

Princesse d'Albret by Jean d'Albret: launched in 1964.

Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like? It is classified as a floral fragrance for women. Composed up of over 100 ingredients and took ten years to perfect. It starts off with a fruity aldehydic top, followed by a radiant, elegant floral heart, resting on a sensual, feminine base.
  • Top notes: aldehydes, citrus oils, peach, raspberry, coconut, bergamot, pear, wild strawberry and wisteria
  • Middle notes: Mougins jasmine, lily, heliotrope, Bulgarian rose, rose centafolia, lily of the valley, orris, ylang ylang, Florentine iris
  • Base notes: Bourbon vetiver, tonka, sandalwood, amber, opoponax, patchouli, vanilla, labdanum, spices, musk, Tyrolean oakmoss


Fate of the Fragrance:

It was discontinued in 1977 with the closing of the company.

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