June 1660, Isle of Pheasants, Basque region, on the French-Spanish border.
To ensure peace between them, two Royal Courts converge at a richly-appointed pavilion built of freshly cut Pine and Cedar wood. From the French side, in a golden aura of Iris, Rose and Jasmine, emerges a young Louis XIV, all starched and composed, eager to catch a glimpse of his new bride, the Infanta Maria Teresa.
Top notes– Neroli, galbanum, French cypress and bergamot.
Heart notes– Orange blossom, jasmine absolute, clove buds and rose water.
Background notes– Florentine orris, vetiver, white cedarwood and Oiselet de Chypre accord (a 17th century resinous amber accord based on labdanum).
Developed with Rodrigo Flores-Roux.