Five O'clock Au Gingembre Perfume by Serge Lutens, Five O'Clock Au Gingembre for women is a sweet and delicate scent created by the famous Serge Lutens in 2008.
The notes include honey, pepper, bergamot, candied ginger, and dark cocoa. The bergamot is mildly spicy with a fruity-sweet scent. The pepper and ginger are both tingly and spicy, which uplift the fragrance. Patchouli is in the mint family and adds smoky accents to the spiciness. Finally, the dark cocoa adds a creamy sweetness that is very distinct.
Serge Lutens was a highly sought-after artist and photographer before getting into cosmetics and fragrances. He didn’t create his first perfume until 1982, which was called Nombre Noir. He worked with Christian Dior in the late 1960s, helping to create signature palettes for the brand. In the 1970s, he dabbled in film making and travelled extensively, adding to his rich knowledge base of aromas. His refined fragrances won the perfumer award after award.