A living perfume
Private Harvest has been created on a truth and a passion, with true integrity and the highest standards at its core.
Inspired by age old skills and traditions and the very finest nature can provide, Private Harvest fragrances are spirited and sensual. Lovingly created to reflect each of us, they are rare, unique and truly a natural essence.
Every perfume is a voyage. Born in the hills in the far East, formulated in Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert and produced in Grasse, France.
Choosing master perfumer Nicholas Jennings is core to the values of Private Harvest. It is essential to us that the scent we create is produced in the most natural way combining the most traditional and sustainable methods.
Private Harvest has been created using only ethically harvested precious and genuine flower absolutes.
To make one bottle of 50ml perfume (001):
Green tea Longjing private harvest, 400 handpicked orange blossoms, 600 finest freshly distilled rose petals, 220 jasmine flowers, 80 rare distilled magnolia flowers, 100 tuberose flowers, wild lavender from Provence-Alps plus many other plants.
The composition of the fragrance is subtly different each year. Like a vintage wine, it is shaped by the nuances of a particular harvest
Dragon Well tea
Private Harvest 001 tea comes from the famed Meijiawu village. This Xihu Longjing is in the fact the most famous and precious of Chinese teas and is known for it’s jade green colour.
Our tea has been harvested from a private plantation, during the premium season first picking known as Ming Qian. It requires the tea to be produces from the first spring shoots prior to the Qingming festival on 5th April each year. The production cycle is very short and only lasts 10 days - tea picked after this period is of a lower grade.
Created in the spirit of 14th century French Perfumery - Private Harvest has no heavy synthetics and will be produced in limited runs of 1000
Deep in the wild mountains of Nantou, Taiwan is a small area between cultivated tea plantations which is the home of wild century tea shrubs,
Extremely rare in quantity, the tea shrubs only produce 8 to 10kg of tea leaves annually. The tea is a beloved treasure within tea rooms and collectors as one of the most celebrated amongst tea aficionados.
Tuan Yuan tea signifies unity and heritage and reflects an air of harmony, fulfilment and wonderfulness.
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