Terroir Perfume ITALY, 50 ml
38°N 16°E - Italy - Bergamot, Natural Terroir Perfumes
One of perhaps the noblest fragrances, clear and fresh, yet floral and sweet, is bergamot oil, obtained from the peel of the bright yellow citrus fruits. Since bergamot thrives almost exclusively along the Calabrian coastline of the Strait of Messina, the legend has arisen that it can only grow with a view of Mount Etna.
Accord I: The Golden Fruit
One of perhaps the finest fragrances, clear and fresh, yet floral and sweet, is bergamot oil, obtained from the skins of the bright yellow citrus fruits. The unique climate of the narrow Calabrian coastline along the Strait of Messina
brings the bergamot blossoms to bloom and its fruits to ripen. Because bergamot grows almost exclusively here,
the legend has arisen that it can grow only with a view of Etna on the opposite coast of the Strait of Messina.
Accord II: Traditions
As the sun gets warmer, the orange blossoms take on their full splendour, enveloping the southern tip of Calabria in an enchanting honey-sweet scent. The cultivation of citrus fruits in this region is in the hands of family-run companies that
Passing on knowledge from generation to generation. The family cohesion is correspondingly pronounced and centuries old
Customs and traditions are preserved. Visitors to the region are the first to discover the culinary heritage of ancient times...
Accord III: Hidden Characters
In the small fishing villages on the Mediterranean beaches of the bergamot-growing region, many immigrants find a new home and thus bring new influences to traditional Calabrian life. A community of Pakistani Sikhs settled in a village adjacent to the terroir. With their colorful, artfully bound turbans and long beards, they have lastingly changed the village landscape. They also shape the cultural life, for example with the sale of oriental food or the light smell of sandalwood and incense that flows from temples into the alleys.
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