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Bal à Versailles

Type: Parfum

This purchase comes with 3 complementary samples.

Bal à Versailles by Jean Desprez is a Oriental fragrance for women. Bal à Versailes was launched in 1962. The nose behind this fragrance is Jean Desprez.

Jean Desprez used the purest, most expensive natural ingredients-more than 300 of them-when he composed his masterpiece Bal à Versailles in 1962. For the past four decades, this original formula has been held in safekeeping by the perfumers at in France. They have collected and blended the original ingredients, and the result is a Bal à Versailles as majestic as when Jean Desprez first created it.

Using only the finest ingredients, Bal à Versailles opens with a complex medley of Italian Bergamot, Italian Lemon, Tunisian Neroli, Ylang Ylang and Cassie Absolute. The heart of this classic floriental is based on rare and precious essences of Jasmin Absolute, Rose Absolute, Opoponax and Orris Specialties. To this are added exotic woods and spices: Vetiver, Patchouli, Sandalwood, Vanilla Absolute, Mousse de Chene Absolute, Cistus and Incense.

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Top notes are Bulgarian Rose, Rose, Orange Blossom, Jasmine, Neroli, Rosemary, Bergamot, Mandarin Orange, Cassia and Lemon;

Middle notes are Leather, Sandalwood, Orris Root, Patchouli, Ylang-Ylang, Lilac, Vetiver and Lily-of-the-Valley

Base notes are Civet, resins, Tolu Balsam, Amber, Benzoin, Vanilla, Musk and Cedar.

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  • Amber
  • Benzoin
  • Bergamot
  • Cassia
  • Cedar
  • Civet
  • floral-bouquet
  • Jasmine
  • Leather
  • Lemon
  • Lilac
  • Lily of the Valley
  • Mandarin
  • Musk
  • Neroli
  • Orange Blossom
  • oriental-amber
  • Orris Root
  • Patchouli
  • Resin
  • Rose
  • Rosemary
  • Sandalwood
  • Tolu Balsam
  • Vanilla
  • Vetiver
  • woody-sandalwood
  • Ylang Ylang