AZEMOUR LES ORANGERS
This landscape-scent inspired by an orange grove in Azemmour, Morocco, displays all the facets of the orange tree: the fruit’s bright zest and juicy flesh, crunchy green leaves, heady blossoms and mossy bark… Sunny and moving.
Marc-Antoine Corticchiato’s tribute to Azemmour, one of the most ancient cities of the kingdom of Morocco; a memory of his parents’ orange grove and of his long horseback rides on the lands that stretch along the Oum Er r’Bia wadi up to the ocean…
The word “amour” nesting in AZEMOUR expresses his deep love for the land where his family put down their roots. The fragrance conjure the Moroccan landscape with its dunes, wild grass and orange groves: a paradise lost and regained through the alchemy of perfumery.
The golden light of the Moroccan Atlantic coast suffuses the top notes, a blend of sparking citruses dominated by the zest and flesh of orange, set in clementine, tangerine, grapefruit and citrus. Coriander, cumin, black pepper and pink pepper add their vibrancy; blackcurrant and galbanum set it in a dark green nest of leaves.
In the heart, the freshness of neroli is fleshed out by honeyed orange blossom absolute and delicately spicy old-fashioned rose.
Hay, moss and henna extracts conjure dry grass exhaling the day’s heat in the orange grove. Wood notes trace the undulating silhouettes of cypresses in the Atlantic wind. A tinge of saltiness evokes dunes swept with ocean spray…