NEELA VERMEIRE Mohur
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Top notes: CARDAMOM ABSOLUTE, CORIANDER SEED OIL, AMBRETTE SEED, CARROT, BLACK PEPPER, ELEMI OIL
Heart notes: TURKISH ROSE OIL, MOROCCAN ROSE ABSOLUTE, ROSE ACCORDS 11 PERCENT, JASMINE ACCORD, ORRIS, HAWTHORN, ALMOND MILK NOTES, VIOLET FLOWER AND ORRIS EFFECTS, LEATHER
Base notes: SANDALWOOD, AMBER, WHITE WOODS, PATCHOULI, OUDH PALAO, OIL FROM LAOS, BENJOIN SIAM, VANILLA, TONKA BEAN
Perfumer : BERTRAND DUCHAUFOUR
"Known as Mehrunissa, the most powerful Empress of the Mughal dynasty, Noor Jahan was the favorite wife of Emperor Jehangir. She was the true power behind the throne while her husband lived, so much so that after his death her male relatives had her sequestered (in comfort!) for the rest of her life. In her confinement, she devoted herself to the art of perfumery as it had been passed down from her mother.
Mohur is a rose-based fragrance, a combination of opulent Mughal rose perfumes and a distinguished spicy leather bouquet that can only be imagined during a high tea after a polo match. To capture this moment, Mohur has been created as a refined rose-oudh alliance that pays tribute to Noor Jahan's power and talent.
The scent embodies, and is a dedication to, the mix of all the best of Mughal and the British Raj - a complex period in history for Indians which saw the flowering of unique gifts of the arts, music and education"