Encens Suave by Matiere Premiere
Eau de Parfum
Olfactive Family – Woody Oriental
Perfume Author – Aurélien Guichard
Encens Suave was inspired by Somalian Resin Incense to create ‘A Black Incense that is both addictive and carnal’
Aurélien Guichard’s creative approach was to take the sensuality of the incense note and accentuate it with Labdanum Absolute from Andalusia and Benzoin Absolute from Laos. The gourmet facet is supported by a Coffee extraction from Venezuela and Vanilla Absolute from Madagascar.
Head Notes – Somalian Incense
Heart Notes – Cistus Labdanum (Rockrose), Coffee
Base Notes – Loas Benzoin, Madagascar Vanilla
Aurélien Guichard comes from a line of seven generations of perfumers. He perpetuated this family know how by becoming a perfumer at an early age and recently took over a business of rose grower in Grasse.
Each of his Matiere Premiere creations reflects the respect of an oral transmission collected with great attention and tenderness. He consider perfumery as a way of life, where sense of observation, sensitivity to other and generosity are the qualities of the perfumer. His inspiration comes mainly from the exchanges with the people he meets.
Aurélien Guichard is the son of the famed perfumer Jean Guichard who is the director of the Givaudan Perfumery school and an incredibly accomplished master perfumer who grew up in Grasse, where his father grew glowers for the perfume industry. Following in his fathers footsteps he has created some of the most coveted fragrances for the houses of Guerlain, Tom Ford, Narciso Rodriguez, Gucci, Nina Ricci, Comme de Garcons, to name a few.