Parure (Guerlain 1975) is denseand tumultuous green florals laced with bergamot meet a spicy purple plum. A glamorous rose and jasmine mix with sleek iris and the grounding, enduring oakmoss is heroic. Pretty, stoic amber finds thoughtful but aggressive patchouli, especially into the drydown. This is a heady but still springlike scent. Very romantic and very lovely.
Top notes: plum, fruity notes, green notes, bergamot and citruses. Middle notes: orris root, narcissus, lilac, jasmine, lily-of-the-valley, and rose. Base notes: oakmoss, patchouli, amber, leather, and spices.
Nose: Jean-Paul Guerlain