Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Moment Supreme by Jean Patou c1929

Moment Supreme by Jean Patou: launched in 1929 and created by Henri Almeras.

Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like? It is classified as a floral oriental fragrance for women with dominant notes of jasmine, light lavender and spice.  It begins with a fresh top note, followed by a classic floral heart, resting on a sensual, balsamic, mossy base.
  • Top notes: aldehydes, peach, bergamot, lemon, neroli, mandarin, orange, lavender
  • Middle notes: geranium, rose de mai, ylang ylang, lilac, jonquil, orris, carnation, clove, clover trefoil, jasmine, and Bulgarian rose
  • Base notes: amber, vanilla, sandalwood, musk, honey, heliotrope, civet, oakmoss, benzoin, tonka bean
It made use of a perfume base by Givaudan called Melittis which was composed of salicylates, coumarin, and eugenol.

Fate of the Fragrance:

Discontinued, date unknown.

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