2017 Allure Award Winner
Inspired by the smoothest of Japanese Sencha teas. Glistening new buds steamed for 22 hours to preserve their greenness. Freshness. Bitter with the bite of pomelo. Textured with sesame. Herbaceous with maté leaf.
We were inspired by Sencha Ariake; this is the smoothest of all the fine Japanese sencha teas. The ceremonial approach to tea in Japan captured our imaginations. In the Muromachi period (1392 1573), tea culture reached its zenith with tea masters, tea ceremony teachers and tea collectors given formal titles to distinguish their role within the art of tea. We wanted to pay homage to this erudition.
The tea is infused for 22 hours to keep its fresh, slightly marine note.
This fragrance is a crisp, green, slightly bitter, interpretation of tea. We chose sesame, lentisk, a resin similar to pine, and maté leaf to push those green and crunchy notes. We also added a hint of bitter freshness with pomelo.
Serge Majoullier, Master Perfumer
75 mL/ 2.5 fl. oz.