French niche line Parfumerie Generale will launch No. 22
DjHenné Djhenné next month.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Parfumerie Générale, Pierre Guillaume has created his second new perfume this year which now occupies the remaining free space in his numbered collection: PG22 DjHenné is inspired by the city of Djenne in Mali, which lies on an island in the Niger delta. The fragrance evokes the lush greenery of an oasis.
Pierre sums up the effect of the perfume with the remark “give yourself to the sun.” DjHenné is like a warm shadow. A leathery veil of golden wheat and myrrh, that offers protection from the scorching with delicate mint leaves and seringa blossoms.
Sightseeing in an oasis, Pierre Guillaume presents us with an aromatic, woody orchestration of leather and warm sand, swaying between floral freshness and a chord of gray lavender, spearmint, lilac and the warmth of a bright leather note composed of blue cedar, myrrh essence, wheat and cocoa bean absolute.
Parfumerie Generale No. 22 Djhenné will be available in 50 and 100 ml Eau de Toilette.
Update: in the brand’s press materials, the fragrance name is shown as Djhenné, not DjHenné. No specific geographic locations are mentioned. More from the press release…
Surrendering to the sun. Lush oasis, Djhenné is a warm shadow. A Leather sheath with gold Wheat and Myrrh, protecting from the burning sun’s shroud, the delicate spearmint leaves and the heady whiteness of Seringa Blossom…”
Exploring the olfactory theme of the Oasis, Pierre Guillaume gives us an aromatic, woody orchestration of leather and warm sand, wavering between the floral freshness of an accord of grey lavender, spearmint and seringa and the warmth of a “blond leather” note made up of Blue Cedar, essence of Myrrh, Cocoa Beans and Wheat Absolute.
Djhenné is described as an aromatic woody soft leather. It will also be available in 30 ml.