Zesty and sour yet ever-refreshing: lemon is a note that packs a punch. Typically used as a tangy top note, lemon brings a vibrant, cheerful quality to accords (most notably in eau de cologne). A bright scent—trapping sweet, sparkling sunshine in a bottle.
Dedicated in 1853 to the Empress Eugenie to treat migraines, L'Eau de Cologne Impériale allows Guerlain to become "Perfumer to His Majesty". Its fresh citrus notes of lemon and bergamot accompany the floral heart of petitgrain and neroli, for a light formula that remains unchanged.