British niche line Ormonde Jayne has launched Black Gold, a new luxury fragrance exclusive to Harrods. The fragrance focuses on quality ingredients; per brand founder Linda Pilkington,
Finding a quality of sandalwood 20 classes better than other sandalwoods, and that voyage was the lengthiest but the most enjoyable aspect in the creation of Black Gold. Each ingredient was extensively researched and the final perfume was a labour of love.
Black Gold features notes of bergamot, lemon, mandarine, clary sage, juniper berry, orchids, rose, water lilies, jasmine, carnation, oud, pink pepper, sandalwood, patchouli, vetiver, vanilla, labdanum, moss, musk, cedar, ambrette seed and amber.
Ormonde Jayne Black Gold is £420 for 125 ml Extrait.
Update ~ the description at Harrods: "Black Gold is intensely constructed, a masterpiece of sultry, refined and cultivated nuances. Its immediate and unique appeal is entirely devoted to being fearless and cool and is provocative enough to tempt one into forbidden waters."