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Egyptian jasmine absolute
Imagine yourself in an Italian citrus field: The scent opens up like the first rays of sun in a misty morning. The earth underfoot is damp and green and the morning dew sparkles on the citron's skin, while distant myrtle, lavender and grass bring green, herbal notes to your nose. A long-lasting, thirst-quenching citrus fragrance based on Medieval Calabria, L’ETROG ACQUA includes notes of: Myrtle leaf, Calabrese citron, Sicilian lemon, Italian mandarin, bergamot, Mediterranean lavender, labdanum and cedar wood.
100 ml / 3.4 fl oz. Eau de Parfum.
Early Morning, October 1175, Calabria, Italy.
The cool night air dissipates under the sun’s first rays. The ripe citrus in the field has absorbed all the water of the morning dew and the farmers are ready to work on the misty green fields, speckled by the bright yellow of the citron. They leave their woody cabin and take a deep breath…
Developed with Rodrigo Flores-Roux.
A juicier, greener, more tart version of L’Etrog with a classic Italian feel and a masculine woody base.
Eau de Parfum. Large 100 ml / 3.4 fl oz. bottle of the highest Italian quality with our signature ‘A’ engraved metal cap, as well as the newest technology for an invisible spray tube.
- Created by Rodrigo Flores-Roux, L’Etrog Acqua started as a personal ‘summer’ scent, evoking the open fields of citron rather than the sweet warmth of the woody cabin in L’Etrog. The original date accord of L’Etrog, which procures a velvety dried fruit feeling is here replaced by extra freshness, an aromatic heart of lavender and myrtle and drier woods in the background. L’Etrog Acqua is a thirst-quenching, juicy and very rich Mediterranean scent.
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– Colafemmina, C., Hebrew Inscriptions of the Early Medieval Period in Southern Italy, in The Jews of Italy, Memory and Identity, pp. 65-81
– Freimann, A., Jewish Scribes in Medieval Italy, Alexander Marx Jubilee Volume, New York, 1950, pp. 248-321