ITHAKA

By Menditto Rosa

$325.00

EAU DE PARFUM SPRAY 100ML

 

OLFACTORY FAMILY

Citrus Woody

 

Inspired by the poem Ithaka written by Constantin Kafavis, and first published in 1911. Let the poem express the concept and the structure of this Extract made of coral, light, sea harbors.

 

DESCRIPTION

Versi Studio is a new olfactive trilogy from Mendittorosa exploring the relationship between poetry and perfumery. It is a man's journey, metaphorically, through life and returning to port on a wooden boat, full of precious goods.

 

COMPOSITION

Ithaka opens with a sublime bergamot blast, which lingers on the skin for hours and the transformation to spicy, woody and resinous dry-down. A sweet aroma of citrus, green and balsamic notes, heavenly uplifted once applied on the skin, turning it into a calm voyage. Ithaka, The mythical city of Ulysses adventures. It is like a return to port. The fresh of the sea. When the crew puts their feet to the ground, the scent evolves and warms up and becomes richer with amber, vanilla and the notes of incense woods and gourmand undertones. Then we discover the richness of the Phoenician markets with scents of incense, patchouli, benzoin and sandalwood notes. Then the idea to bring freshness to the arrival to port with marine notes and wooden boat full of amber, gems and precious essences. It’s an olfactory journey, a history of travel and discoveries.

 

DESIGN AND PACKAGING

Each flacon in the Versi trilogy will have a hand-crafted wooden cap and a hand-incised tablet with a symbol unique for each fragrance. For Ithaka it is a small boat in the sea. - the journey. The flacon is housed as usual in the classical Odori d’anima wooden box inspired by emblematic transportation cases used for the protective shipping of art works.

 

OLFACTORY NOTES

TOP NOTE: Bergamot

MIDDLE NOTE: Aqueous Magnolia, Incense

BASE NOTE: Patchouli, Labdanum, Incense Resinoid, Virginian Cedar, Cypriol, Benzoin

 

PERFUMER

Camille Chemardin

 

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