Hortense by Rance 1795 is a Oriental Floral fragrance for women. Hortense was launched in 2015. Top notes are Cardamom, Bergamot and Black Pepper; middle notes are Cinnamon, Rose and Incense; base notes are Vanilla, Mahogany and Cedar.
Women’s fragrance HORTENSE is inspired by beauty, seduction and intelligence of Hortense, daughter to Marquis Alexandre de Beauharnais and Rose Tascher de la Pageri, later known as Josephine. She had light blue eyes and blond wavy hair and liked to perfume it with Dutch floral fragrances and spices of the East, which she adored. Late on, she became the Queen of Holland and she won people’s hearts by simplicity and grace. In 1810 Jean Rance name done of his fragrances after her, interpreting her taste and celebrating her beauty and herself. Sandra Rance wanted that the collection Rance 1795 presents a fragrance dedicated to her, created in contemporary way, leaving a breath of old times. Opening of the composition blends luminous grapefruit with cardamom and pepper, depicting her love of spices. Floral choir of roses blended with cinnamon and incense bring a breath of the East, while cedar, mahogany and vanilla characterize a precious scent in the base.