Grenadille d'Afrique

Grenadille d’Afrique

African Blackwood

210

Grenadille d'Afrique

Grenadille d’Afrique

African Blackwood

210

TOP:
Bergamot, Lavender

HEART:
Juniper, Violet

BASE:
African Blackwood Accord, Cistus Labdanum, Vetiver, Milky White Tea Accord, Musk

From crackling sap to balmy resin. Smoky wood to sun-seared stone. Purple dusk to ink-black night. Aedes de Venustas’ seventh scent explores the age-old landscape of Africa in a tribute to ancient ebony…Grenadille D’Afrique.

Grenadille d’Afrique expresses not only its namesake tree, but also the primal landscape in which it grows. Intriguingly described as “fossilized wood rubbed in a vanilla accord”, this strongly contrasted composition sets its dark heart off with luminous notes.

It is dusk or dawn? Sparkling bergamot captures the last rays of the sun, while a purple haze of lavender and violet spill their powdery moonlight on the savannah grasslands… Run through from twigs to roots with aromatic, juniper-scented sap, this olfactory portrait of the mythical African Blackwood tree is built around a “trunk” of Haitian vetiver. With its complex facets of wood, smoke, earth and flint, it is the vertical axis that draws together the fragrance’s vegetal, animal and mineral notes.

Turned into combustible resin by a lash of ambery cistus labdanum, vanilla exudes its balsamic warmth. Bleached wood, skin-soft bark and sun-heated stone release the day’s heat into the ink-black night, cooled off by a breeze of musk…

Born twenty years ago in the heart of Greenwich Village in New York City, Aedes de Venustas (which means Temple of Beauty in Latin) has become the global Mecca of perfume connoisseurs. The Aedes de Venustas perfumery is home to a spectacular portfolio of brands, many of which were unveiled to the world at the boutique, providing them with a platform to showcase their brand to their international fragrance audience

In 2012, co-owners Karl Bradl & Robert Gerstner took their passion for fragrance to the next level by establishing their own full-fledged perfume house. The common thread of the Aedes de Venustas fragrance collection is Frankincense, the millennia-old burnt offering to the gods that gave its very name to perfume. The duo chose top perfumers and afforded them complete creative freedom to explore unique, innovative accords. The result, an intriguing perfume collection which mirrors the exceptionally high, luxurious values which Aedes de Venustas is renowned & respected for.

A Haute Couture Perfume collection, designed in New-York & made in France.

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Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Holland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Monaco, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain*, Sweden, UK

For orders of €50 and under the following delivery charges apply.

Ireland & UK: €4.50
All Others: €12.50

Estimated Delivery Times

Ireland: 1-2 Working Days
UK: 2-3 Working Days
All Others: 4-7 Working Days

All of our deliveries use a signature service.

* excluding Canary Islands, Ceuta & Melilla