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Maison Francis Kurkdjian Baccarat Rouge 540 Extrait De Parfum

Maison Francis Kurkdjian Baccarat Rouge 540 Extrait De Parfum

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Testers are brand new, never sprayed, and contain the same original fragrance as regular products. They are made by the manufacturer and usually come in a plain white or brown box, often without a fancy cap. They are authentic and 100% original.

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Baccarat Rouge 540 Extrait de Parfum stands as an intensified revelation, a crescendo that magnifies the radiant triad found in the eau de parfum, all while remaining faithful to the essence of its original inspiration. In the hands of the master perfumer, Francis Kurkdjian, this olfactory symphony attains new heights, marking the pinnacle of his craft—a testament to the artistic journey and wisdom accumulated over time. The journey into this woody extrait de perfume begins with the heady Grandiflorum jasmine from Egypt, delicately emphasizing the perfumer's unique voice. This luxurious floral note weaves through the composition, providing a sublime introduction that sets the stage for the unfolding olfactory masterpiece. As the fragrance evolves, the subtle touch of fire is accentuated by the addition of powdered epicurean facets of bitter almond from Morocco. The result is a harmonious blend that adds depth and complexity, enhancing the initial spark with a hint of sophistication. The mineral note, structured around ambergris, takes center stage, and in this extrait de parfum, it is skillfully tempered by a musky and woody accord. This balance of elements creates a mesmerizing tapestry of scents that is both evocative and refined. It is a fragrance that transcends time, embodying the convergence of the natural world's profusion and the perfumer's artful fusion. The intensity of the extrait is not only confined to its aromatic profile but extends to its visual presentation. The perfume bottle itself becomes a play of light, adorned with a brilliant red robe reminiscent of the iconic Baccarat red. This aesthetic choice is a visual manifestation of the opulence and allure encapsulated within the fragrance—a celebration of both the senses and the craftsmanship. Baccarat Rouge 540 Maison Francis Kurkdjian Extrait de Parfum stands as an epitome of the intricate dance between elements that can only be harnessed by the artistry of a seasoned perfumer and the wisdom acquired through time. It is a fragrance that resonates with the profound understanding of scent as an art form, inviting those who experience it to embark on a journey through the rich tapestry of its layered notes—a timeless masterpiece that captures the essence of luxury, refinement, and the enduring legacy of Maison Francis Kurkdjian. Saffron Coming from the pistil of a variety of crocuses, this most expensive spice in the world is nicknamed "red gold". Natural saffron is not used in perfumery because it contains safrol, a highly allergenic compound. But its effect is reproduced with one of its derivatives, saffronal. Its very powerful perfume is bitter and slightly metallic, blowing hot and cold on the rest of the composition with also a leathery, tarred facet. Francis Kurkdjian likes to use it in the top layer of a fragrance to break the sweetness of citrus notes. It is often associated with Oud-based perfumes and amber accords. Cashmeran It is also often called cashmere wood in reference to the enveloping softness it provides, reminiscent of musk, but more vibrant and uplifting, with woody undertones perceptible from top to base. It is a synthetic note that combines a dry and musky cedar facet with a warm cocooning effect close to musk, at once resinous and slightly powdery, leathery. Mingled with other woods, it intensifies the fragrance's sillage. AmbroxanTM AmbroxanTM is obtained from sclareol, one of the natural constituents of clary sage. It was created in the 50s and gradually superseded ambergris, a natural excrement of the sperm whale. AmbroxanTM emulates its various amber, dry woody and mineral facets. It is a kind of super-potent woody note with a lingering sillage that adds a modern sensuality to any kind of composition. AmbroxanTM has spawned a large family of similar molecules, often called "amber woods". Cedar from Virginia This is the typical smell that comes out when you sharpen a pencil: woody, dry, slightly spicy and creamy. This North American cedar, also called red cedar because of the color of its wood, belongs to the juniper family, Juniperus Virginiana. Several types of cedars are used in perfumery, but this one comes into play in the heart and base, which gives a kind of verticality to its woody theme. It is quite different from the other three main varieties used in perfumery, the drier Texas cedar, the animalic and leathery Atlas cedar or the smoky Chinese cedar. Jasmine from Egypt Known by its Latin name as jasminum grandiflorum, the jasmine used in perfumery is surprisingly potent and multi-faceted, ranging from orangey-floral, solar, fruity (banana, strawberry, apricot), to animalic and spicy. Jasmine has an astonishingly complex structure for such a fragile flower that needs to be harvested very early in the morning before the sun spoils its fragrance. Its scent can only be extracted with volatile solvents and is very expensive due to its low yield of essential oil. Its kaleidoscope of nuances blends perfectly with other flowers as well as woods or ambery accords.

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