2006 Creation
Mixed Gender
Oriental - Spicy Olfactory groups

Olfactory pyramid

Top Notes : Nutmeg, Chinese Orange
Perfume grade 4/5 Rate and comment perfume 4 Opinions
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A smoky, spicy mandarin orange, assembled over a candied-peel note, blended with dry, smoky lapsang suchong, clove, rock rose and ambergris.

At a glance

Revel in the fragrance of a Chinese emperor’s favorite concubine


For the Shiseido salons in Paris’s Palais Royal, Serge Lutens has dreamt up Mandarine-Mandarin. The fragrance reveals an Oriental trail built around a ‘black mandarin’ note. Smoky tea, spice, candied fruit and amber tell the fragrant story of the emperor’s favorite. ‘She may not be the Mandarin’s spouse, [but] she reigns in supreme harmony over the Emperor’s very heart.’… For more information:


Eau de Parfum 2.5 fl. oz.


The round, elongated house bottle, topped with a pearly cap and enhanced with a black label.

  • Popular perfume 13 october 2015

    El color es exótico y acentúa las notas de corazón.

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  • No rate for this perfume 18 january 2015

    An emperor plates filled with candied orange and black mandarin is something special for a "concubine." Lucky girl. This has relevance and you can revel in the tea while the emperor's wife toils with her tailor and wardrobe..

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  • Popular perfume 14 january 2014

    Une très jolie création de Lutens avec un nom poétique.

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  • Perfume appreciated 20 june 2013

    j'adore sa couleur ! !

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