One of the world’s oldest pharmacies, Santa Maria Novella was founded in 1221 in Florence by the Dominican Friars who started making herbal remedies and potions to use in the monastery. Their reputation became world renowned and the pharmacy, sponsored by the Grand Duke of Tuscany, opened to the public in 1612. Today, Santa Maria Novella still produces all its products in the Florentine region, where each batch is handmade and supervised according to age old recipes and artisan methods.
A deep expertise in crafting and combining fragrance notes yields the new Eau de Parfum collection. It reflects the history of Santa Maria Novella and also writes a new chapter in their unique heritage. L'Iris is both delicate and bright, a tribute to the flower that has symbolized protection since Ancient Greece. At the heart of this olfactory experience is iris butter, extracted from the flower’s rhizomes. The most precious raw material of poudrè ingredients, it needs 6 years of maturation.
Top notes: galbanum, timur pepper, neroli. Middle: geranium, magnolia champaca, jasmine sambac. Base: iris fiorentina, musk, ambergris
50ml / 1.7 oz. Spray dispenser.