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Friday, February 8, 2013

Esterhazy Mixture c1830

Esterhazy Mixture: created by Pierre Francois Pascal Guerlain in 1830. Renamed Eau d'Esterhazy in 1850. Bouquet d'Esterhazy was an old renowned perfume a former rival of Cologne water the name is derived from a noble Hungarian family. It later lended its name after a popular snuff blend of the period.

Fragrance Composition:

So what does it smell like? A popular floral bouquet around the world. The French version included vetiver, German recipes added calamus root, lemon, nutmeg, bitter almond and musk.

  • Top notes: neroli, orange blossom
  • Middle notes: rose, cloves, orris
  • Base notes: vetiver, vanilla, tonka bean, sandalwood, ambergris, tobacco

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