REVIEW OF PENHALIGON FRAGRANCES

Posted by Felicia M Hazzard 13 March, 2010

This section will provide as much details as possible on the exquisite men fragrances created by the HOUSE OF PENHALIGON. Names of the fragrances with their fragrance notes and description of each scent will be provided as well as the price of them.

HAMMAN BOUQUET EAU DE TOILETTE SPRAY



Top Notes

Lavender and Bergamot



Middle Notes

Rose Otto, Cedar wood and Orris



Base Notes

Amber, Musk and Sandalwood



This is the very first fragrance created by the William Penhaligon, Founder and Perfumer. It was created in 1872 for discerning men and women of that time. The inspiration of this fragrance was due to the steam and sulphur emitted by the Turkish Bath's next door to Mr. Penhaligon's shop.

The fragrance notes provide an elegant and smooth scent, yet with power and passion to linger with the base notes to provide a regal feel to the most discerning clientele.



$110.00 100ml $80.00 50ml



* All Penhaligon's fragrances mentioned in this review come in the original William Penhaligon bottle design with a clear glass with a distinctive ribbon wrapped top.





BLENHEIM BOUQUET EAU DE TOILETTE



Top Notes

Lemon, Lime and Lavender



Middle Notes

None



Base Notes

Pine, Musk and Black Pepper



This fragrance was created in 1902 and the name comes from the Blenheim Palace. The seat of one of England's most respected bloodlines.



This scent gives a little kick with the Black Pepper but smooth and tasteful with the calmness of lavender to relax the senses.



$110.00 100ml $80.00 50ml



ENGLISH FERN EAU DE TOILETTE SPRAY



Top Notes

Geranium and Lavender



Middle Notes

Clover



Base Notes

Patchouli, Sandalwood and Oak moss



This fragrance was created in 1910 that provides an earthy tone with a deep sense of surrender in an open field of time gone by. This is a fit for any outdoor sportsman who is seeking a gentle ride on a thoroughbred on a foggy morning.



$110.00 100ml $80.00 50ml



ENDYMION COLOGNE



Top Notes

Bergamot, Mandarin, Lavender & Sage



Middle Notes

Geranium and Coffee Absolute



Base Notes

Vetiver, Nutmeg, Black Pepper, Cardamon, Musk, Leather, Sandalwood, Incense, Frankincense and Myrrh



Edymion was a mortal who so loved by the Goddess of the Moon that she put him to sleep forever so she alone could visit him every night.



This mystic fragrance is full of exotic spices with the ever presence of a place far, far away. It will keep you in spirit and you will never be alone.

Created in 2003



$110.00 ml $80.00 50ml



OPUS 1870 EAU DE TOILETTE SPRAY



Top Notes

Bourbon black pepper, Yuzu fruit, Coriander



Middle Notes

English Clove Rose, Cinnamon, Incense,



Base Notes

Cedar wood, Australian Sandalwood, Ciara wood and Musk



Created in 2005 Opus 1870 is elegant and woody. It is to be a winter fragrance that will calm the storms of a rushing blizzard with the warmth of a burning fireplace in the evening.



$110.00 100ml $80.00 50ml



LP NO.9 FOR MEN EAU DE TOILETTE



Top Notes

Mandarin, Bergamot and Rosewood



Middle Notes

Jasmine, Orris, Rose, Ylang Ylang, Clove, Cinnamon, Pepper and Nutmeg



Base Notes

Vanilla, Patchouli, Musk and Amber



Created in 1999, this fragrance casts a spell of powdered darkness with the dash of varied spices to keep the mood in tact. A fragrance known to be seductive can get carried away but with simple smoothness of vanilla and amber will tame any situation.



$110.00 100ml $80.00 50ml



DOURO EAU DE PORTUGAL COLOGNE



Top Notes

Geranium, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Bergamot, Lavender and Basil



Middle Notes

Neroli and Muguet



Base Notes

Labdanum, Oak moss, Musk and Sandalwood



This fragrance created in 1911 was created for Sir Percy Croft of the Croft port dynasty and named after the port producing region in Portugal; the Douro Valley.

The outstanding freshness of air and the unending joy lemon and lime from the tops of the tree is a reminder of lighter days and sunny dreams.



The perfumer for this fragrance is M. Pickthall



$110.00 100ml $80.00 50ml



QUERCUS COLOGNE SPRAY



Top Notes

Lemon, Lime, Mandarin and Bergamot



Middle Notes

Jasmine, Lily of the Valley, Cardamon



Base Notes

Oak moss, Sandalwood, Galbanum, Musk and Amber



Created in 1996 by perfumer, Christian Provenzano is a fragrance named after the Latin for the British Oak, Quercus is a modern and invigorating cologne enjoyed by men and women.



The true sign of spring is quickly approaching the the note of Lily of the Valley just around the corner and the uplifting joy of lemon and lime swirled into one that reminds of a early spring picnic of citrus in a field of dreams.



$110.00 100ml $80.00 50ml



ELIXIR EAU DE TOILETTE



Top Notes

Eucalyptus, Cardamon, Cinnamon and Mace



Middle Notes

Turkish rose, Jasmine, Orange



This fragrance created in 2008 by perfumer, Olivia Giacobetti provides a hot summer night filled with the unknown but through the darkness is a light filled with the scent of Turkish rose but as you get closer to the light there is a breeze of jasmine and orange to make it alright. Elixir is quite similar to Hamman Bouquet created by William Penhaligon in 1872. There is never an ending to greatness.



$110.00 100ml $80.00 50ml



PENHALIGON'S NEW COLLECTION:



ANTHOLOGY SERIES



This is a fascinating look back into history for the House of Penhaligon who is now re-launching these four fragrances that had been discontinued. There is a total of 24 fragrances to be re-launched. The first of the four are EXTRACT OF LIMES, EAU DE VERVEINE, GARDENIA AND NIGHT SCENTED STOCK.



The Anthology Series consist of two women and two men fragrances sure to please the most elite on your list of gift giving.



EXTRACT OF LIMES was originally created in 1963 (men)



EAU DE VERVEINE was originally created in 1949 (men)



GARDENIA was originally created in 1976 (women)



NIGHT SCENTED STOCK was originally created in 1976

All fragrances in 100ml $130.00





For more information and to purchase these exquisite scents go to:

penhaligons.com penhaligons.co.uk luckyscent.com



To speak with Penhaligon's great Customer Service Department in the USA go to byrequestusa@penhaligons.com
































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