Details and Care
Lucrethia perfume was launched in 2016 by V Canto as part of its Red Collection. The perfume house of V Canto takes inspiration for all its scents from Canto V of Dante's "Inferno". The red collection is influenced by the intricate potions and poisons of the medieval era. Lucrethia celebrates Lucrecia Borga, who was infamous for her use of arcane potions to entice lovers and destroy enemies.
Lucrethia perfume opens with a faint whiff of citrus, delicate florals, pink pepper and the sweet and bitter scent of petitgrain. It pulls you into a heart of heady jasmine spiced with cloves and blended with coffee, cocoa and amber. The base is a hypnotic blend of exotic woods and sweet resins.
Top Notes: pear pulp, pink pepper, petitgrain, lime flower, laurel
Middle Notes: jasmine, coffee powder, clove, cocoa, amber
Base Notes: cedar wood, patchouli, vanilla, benzoin, honeysuckle
Questions and Answers
Q: How does V Canto Lucrethia Perfume smell?
A: Lucrethia is a sophisticated and exotic scent. The opening is softly citrus due to notes of lime blossom and pear while the sweet bitterness of petitgrain and sharpness of pink pepper both entice and warn of delicious dangers to come. The heart tempers the heavy sweetness of jasmine with dark accords of coffee and cocoa and the base plunges fully into dark woody and amber accords constructed of patchouli, cedar, benzoin and deceptively sweet honeysuckle.
Q: Where do you apply V Canto Lucrethia Perfume?
A: To increase the longevity of the fragrance, spray onto your major pulse points such as behind your ears, at the base of your neck, on the wrists, behind the knees, and in the inner elbows.
Q: What is the fragrance concentration?
A: Lucrethia is an extrait de parfum, a type of fragrance with as much as a 40 percent concentration of pure perfume oil. This high concentration creates scents that are intense and which have immense longevity.
Q: Is V Canto Lucrethia Perfume for him or her?
A: This scent was designed to be worn by both women and men and can be enjoyed by anyone who prefers an amber floral fragrance with immense longevity and sillage.
Q: Does V Canto Lucrethia Perfume last long?
A: Lucrethia is an extrait de parfum with a massive longevity of 8 to 10 hours and a moderate to strong projection. Longevity and projection may be affected by temperature and the wearer's body chemistry.
Q: What fragrances smell similar?
A: Fans of shared amber and floral fragrances like Lucrethia might also enjoy Heliotrope by 1907, Baccarat Rouge 540 by Maison Francis Kurkdjian and Oud & Roses by Olive Perfumes.
Q: What season should I wear V Canto Lucrethia Perfume?
A: Intense perfumes like Lucrethia which feature deep amber accords and warm spices are most suitable for the chill seasons of winter and fall.
Q: Where can I buy it?
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