”Coup de foudre is literally “bolt of lightning” and French use it to describe the “love at first sight” in English. It is inspired by rose and dedicated namely to Rose de Mai (Rosa centifolia) coming from one of the two remaining fields in Grasse made specifically for perfumes.” The processing of the rose was made with a new technique which is said to produce an “immediate vibrancy.”
The top notes are Baie Rose, Italian Lemon ‘sfumatrice’ and Pink Grapefruit. The middle notes are Rose de Mai France Orpur Absolute, Purple Peony, Egyptian Jasmine Absolute, and Magnolia Orpur, while at the base is interplay of Tonka Venezuela, Vetyver, White Moss and Velvet Musks Coup de Foudre was launched in 2010. The nose behind this fragrance is Yann Vasnier.