Movies with a touch of basil. The unmistakable smell of risotto bianco and a minty, peppery kick as the ultra fresh basil warms on the dish. A bon vivant who wanted to show life in all its glorious reality – people eating, sleeping and making love – Federico Fellini was said to request extra servings of this herb, rumored to be an aphrodisiac.
Top Notes: dragonfruit, basil
Mid-Notes: violet, wild fig
Base Notes: vetiver, green hay
Jan's Quote: a basil so pure that you can imagine having picked it from the garden and smelling it on your hands