Cerruti’s 1881 Essentiel men’s fragrance
Indeed, it is over the decades that this great creative brand has acquired its extraordinary know-how. Initially, it was a small family business, based in Italy. The latter was built by Nino Cerruti in 1881. However, it is precisely to this date that the eponymous perfume refers. Today, it gives us a new chapter in its history and takes on an unprecedented freshness. Focus on Cerruti 1881 Essential.
Cerruti 1881, a fragrance with many faces
It was in 1990 that the very first perfume was created Cerruti 1881, echoing a key date in the history of the Cerruti house, that of the creation of this family business, in Italian Piedmont. It took 109 years for this blessed day to transform into an exceptional fragrance. However, since that moment, the public never tires of rediscovering its scent. Cerruti 1881 has already been metamorphosed into multiple fragrances, becoming Cerruti 1881 pour Femme in 1995, Cerruti 1881 Amber in 2002, Cerruti 1881 Eau d’Eté in 2004, Cerruti 1881 Black in 2006, Cerruti 1881 Intense in 2008, Cerruti 1881 Fair Play in 2011, Cerruti 1881 Acqua Forte in 2013, Cerruti 1881 Bella Notte in 2014, Cerruti 1881 Edition Blanche et Sport in 2015 or Cerruti 1881 Signature in 2017. After all these olfactory variations, Cerruti n ‘
Cerruti 1881 Essentiel , a fresh, luminous and sophisticated fragrance
If Cerruti 1881 Essentiel focuses on freshness, it should be noted that it is all the same a perfume with a strong temperament. For this, it is based on many olfactory contrasts. Cerruti 1881 Essentiel first takes off on the limpidity of citrus fruits, and more specifically citrus, tangerine, grapefruit and bergamot. Then, this liveliness is quickly counterbalanced by the incandescence of pink pepper. Mugwort and basil give it a more aromatic appearance. Finally, it ends with the woody sophistication of cedar, vetiver and oak moss. The whole thing is like a trip to the heart of Tuscany. It invites you to “breathe warm air and let yourself be caressed by a powerful sun under a light breeze”.
The return of Cerruti’s iconic bottle
Cerruti 1881 Essentiel comes in a bottle very inspired by its predecessors. This transparent glass cube has beveled angles that reflect light. As a result, its gray color gives off an intense luminosity and offers us the promise of a new freshness. The number 1881 is engraved in its glass and can be guessed by transparency. This bottle has been revisited but appears as a symbol of homecoming. The whole nevertheless has a very contemporary allure, being in particular surmounted by a metallic gray cabochon.
The Nino Cerruti house began to offer perfumes in 1978 but it was with the formidable 1881 offered in 1990 that Nino Cerruti perfumes became essential in perfumery. A tribute to the Italian roots of the couturier, 1881 is a huge success and will soon be declined with the seasons, modernizing and constantly evolving. In 2018, Nino Cerruti made the choice to return to the roots of this formidable perfume with 1881 Essentiel.
Return to the pure charms of a walk in Tuscany with the Cerruti 1881 Essentiel perfume…
In order to compose the perfume that will become the star of the house, Nino Cerruti asked Martin Gras to evoke the freshness of his native Italian lands. The perfumer will then compose an 1881 which will both evoke the Mediterranean but also the flowery and sensual sophistication of Nino Cerruti clothes. 1881 will be the ideal perfume for men who love elegance and luxury while being a follower of a natural and very manly style.
Quickly, 1881 will be a great success with the male sex because in addition to its beautiful olfactory qualities, it will demonstrate that the freshness of aromatic fern can also be very masculine. Become cult, the beautiful 1881 will go away each year to discover other facets sometimes sporting, sometimes marine, sometimes much more masculine and intense.
In 2018, after many variations, 1881 Essential will mark a return to the sources of the one who wanted to be the “raw freshness of the water that springs from the rock”. Indeed, it is no longer a question of reversing or modifying the aspects of the beautiful juice of 1990 but rather of modernizing them in order to offer them to the man concerned with the latest perfume trends.
“The new men’s fragrance Cerruti 1881 Essentiel evokes a return to basics, a need to reconnect with one’s roots, to return to the essential. “Nino Cerruti for 1881 Essential.
1881 Essentiel or the three faces of a Cerruti man to conquer his roots
If the name of the perfumers is sometimes mentioned for the different compositions of 1881, for this 1881 Essential we do not know. On the other hand, the composition of 1881 Essentiel resembles that of the original bottle of 1990, except that the floral notes no longer appear, well no longer in a significant way.
Thus 1881 Essentiel opens a tonic and very Italian blend of tangy fruits composed of bergamot, lemon and mandarin. At the heart, the aromatic notes continue to dazzle us with their strength thanks to the mugwort and basil, also very typical of Italy. Just like its precious elder 1881 born in 1990, 1881 Essentiel distills in its heart a spicy and invigorating note of pink berries which brings a touch of vitality. Finally, the woody notes of 1881 have been reworked for this 1881 Essentiel around the nervous cedar as well as with the deep and sensual notes of vetiver and oak moss.
More sober than its elders and than the bottle original from 1990, 1881 Essentiel wants to be the perfume of an elegant and seductive man who above all takes pleasure in enjoying life and nature.