With two kinds of Jasmin, Jasmin Patchouli offsets the flower’s luxuriant sweetness with a perfectly pitched loamy, woodsy patchouli, augmented by sprightly greenery. It opens with an unexpected inky note with some indefinable dark berries mixed in. The jasmine starts to open out, a deep, voluptuous Jasmin, spreading its voluminous white skirts over the greenery. In time the fresher Egyptian Jasmin arrives with lively sweetness and green buds.
Perfumer: Sidonie Lancesseur
Top notes: Green notes, fig leaf
Heart notes: Jasmine grandiflorum (Grasse), jasmine (Egypt), jasmine
Base notes: Ambrette seed (Peru), patchouli (Indonesia)
Marie Jeanne uses natural, cruelty-free natural essences in all its products. Working with Robertet perfumers, Marie Jeanne founder George Maubert – scion of a family that has been very influential in the perfume industry since 1850 – focuses on creating stripped-down, elegant compositions that emphasize the native variety of their ingredients.
Robertet is a bit like De Beers of the fine natural perfume materials - matières premières; for decades, they have been dealing with the finest, purest, and most precious stuff a perfumer can dream of.