Born on the edge of a century that changed the world order, Ernest Hemingway was involved in the u-turn events of his era. From USA to Spain, from Italy, then Paris to Cuba, Hemingway’s journeys tell a lot about his convictions.
Founder of a new genre, his writings depicted a new vision of the world, mixing reality and fiction. Intellectual and activist, compromise was none of his kind, as Hemingway always succeed in finding his own way, and thus, his unique style.
Hemingway’s passion was captured in this fragrance. From soldier, to adventurer, journalist and at last writer, his brilliant route invites us to travel, imagine and move to action. This is a tribute to a vibrant and raw man.
Gérald Ghislain, created an oneiric scent for 1899. The top notes of Italian bergamot, juniper and pepper are intended to be the aperitif that sparks the conversation and awakens the palate in anticipation of the meal. Following Papa from Spain to Italy with Mediterranean scents that evaporate to leave place to a darker mood, where the amber and vetiver mixed is reminiscent of the waxed wood of a Cuban bar top. The exotic meets the familiar, the tropical heat is cooled off by a glass of scotch.
1899 – Ernest Hemingway Notes
Italian bergamot, juniper, black pepper, Orange blossom, Florentine Iris, Cinammon, Vanilla, Vetiver, yellow amber