Best paired with violet or intoxicating mimosa, iris is a somewhat subtle, soft and sensual note. A high-brow note reserved for only the finest accords perfumery has to offer, iris is renowned for its steep price tag. In fact, iris could well be the priciest ingredient in a perfumer’s arsenal. And for good reason: its floral, powdery facets lend an unmatched elegance and air to fragrances.
Henri Robert, responding to an order from Coco Chanel, delivers a composition with a personality as powerful as that of N ° 5. In a completely different olfactory register: a powdery green iris revived by galbanum, with unequaled and timeless elegance.