A piquant rose cocktail
The Queen of flowers reveals little-known facets of fruit (peach, raspberry, apricot) and spices (coriander, saffron and pepper). Musk and vanilla round out this striking bouquet, set in mossy patchouli. Charming and playful.
It was from a visit to the Château of la Malmaison that Marc-Antoine Corticchiato drew the inspiration for his EAU SUAVE. There, he found out that the Empress Josephine, a keen amateur botanist, had grown a remarkable collection of roses in her hothouses, including three varieties developed specifically for her: the Rose Joséphine, the Rose Pourpre and the Rose de Vénus.
Particularly incisive varieties were selected for fragrance, which reveals unusual facets of the flower. Some display surprising peach, raspberry and apricot accents. Others develop coriander, saffron and pepper facets. Classic tea rose notes add a touch of lightness.
These velvety petals rest on a chypre base: oakmoss and patchouli for their woody depth, Bourbon vanilla for its exotic touch and white musk for its velvety softness…