With Castile one is transported to Spanish hillsides via rich white blooms and zesty succulence. A citrus that spills its sun-born freshness in cascades of generous warmth.
How does one capture a perfume so close to nature, so close to the sun?
First, the vapour-soaked citrus leaves deliver their “petitgrain” oil. The bitter orange blossoms are next gathered to make sweet honeyed neroli oil, a distillation of the delicate white flowers so dense that a few drops suffice. Blended with the yellow-coloured orange, the bergamot, the mix is uplifting. And now rose, musks and precious woods sign this fragrant breeze. Castile, the medieval Kingdom of new Spain, the country of castles and conquests. Hopefully only of the amorous kind….