Histoires de Parfums
Maison de Parfum Berry is a perfume house located in Rouen, Normandy, France created by Cécile Vialla and Charles Berry. Berry is a native of the region and the house uses the history and culture of Normandy as their source of inspiration and provide an olfactive incarnation of some of the powerful moments in Normandy's history. They produce almost exclusively in Normandy using artisans or local industries.
In creating Cathedrale de Rouen they have produced the first fragrance using Olfactive ID technology. This technology reveals, through elemental olfactive molecules, the fragrance of a place - the Rouen Cathedrale. OID captures the molecules of the building and then in a research laboratory, they created the OID extract of Rouen Cathedral, in effect a concentration of the olfactive identity of the cathedral. It features notes of bergamot, Atlas cedar, Seville lavender, olibanum, cold stone, moss, musk and benzoin. Cathedrale de Rouen is an eau de toilette, edt.