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Douro by Penhaligon's ® - Fresh and Aromatic Fragrance - Warm

Douro - Eau de PortugalDouro - Eau de Portugal

Originally called "Douro Eau de Portugal"; then "Lords" for a brief time; then "Douro"; and, now known again as "Douro - Eau de Portugal."

A classic scent for modern sophistication. Fresh aromatic and warm with a hint of citrus zest, Douro marries the traditional qualities of Penhaligonís with contemporary styling.

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Head Notes: Geranium, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Bergamot, Lavender and Basil

Heart Notes: Neroli and Muguet

Base Notes: Labdanum, Oakmoss, Musk and Sandalwood

Douro by Penhaligon's: Created in 1911, it was originally called Douro Eau de Portugal. This elegant cologne was named after one of the most important port producing regions in Portugal; the Douro Valley.

The sharpness of green limes and soapy bergamot burst from the bottle onto the skin. This forceful start slows down, blending with garden fresh geranium and lily for a moment of floral contemplation, lending Douro both sharp piquancy and a comforting depth. Then the base notes of musk and the all important sandalwood start to assert themselves. These three stages are all underpinned with labdanum, a bitter resin that imparts a unique leathery note, smoothing the fragrance into a mellow delight.

Great bouquet, depth, persistence and a glorious golden brown mellowness.