From Calabria, where Guerlain sources honey, mandarins and neroli, to Kazanlak in Bulgaria, where Guerlain finds its beautiful Damask roses, Guerlain works hand in hand with its suppliers to improve each sector of production.

Each morning, as the landscape turns pink with flowers that have bloomed overnight, expanses of roses glistening with the dew stretch out towards daybreak’s bright horizon. As pickers enter the scene, roses expel their exquisite fragrance, creating a magical moment for the harvest to begin. Using techniques that have remained unchanged for centuries, pickers detach each head from its stem with a click. Tumbled into aprons and ready for the still, the roses are then whisked away in large canvas bags as speedily as possible so all their glorious freshness can be retained.

For Rosa Rossa Harvest, Guerlain’s perfumers have added a new rose facet to the original Rosa Rossa eau de toilette using an exclusive organic rose water from Grasse made from distilled Centrifolia rose, the jewel of the Grasse region. Used to dilute the perfume concentrate instead of the standard purified water, this fresh rose water brings a brand new rosefilled facet to Rosa Rossa’s signature that adds a bold sense of realism to the composition as well as added soul.

An affectionate celebration of the various facets that make up the rose flower and its fragrance which changes throughout the day, with its tapestry of essences, Rosa Rossa Harvest recreates the complex and delicate scent of a freshly picked rose. As the scent of rose gradually unfurls on the skin, the acidity of rose petals is revealed through vegetal notes of blackcurrant, blackcurrant stem and lychee accords.

A cheerful, fruity and tangy floral. Let loose, rose flowers bloom against sparklingly bright blackcurrant and lychee notes on a sandalwood base.

When warmed by the sun, rose fragrance becomes thicker and heavier. To express this rich characteristic, our perfumers have combined the fruity, almond inflections of Bulgarian rose essence with the honeyed accents of Turkish rose essence. Once accented with sandalwood, benzoin and musk, the rose embraces the skin with more splendour and facets than ever before.


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