In Sanskrit, Jangala designates a natural wilderness area, a jungle. The term sums up the olfactory world imagined by Pierre Guillaume in this woody, aromatic composition, infused with moist jungle air.
The top notes evoke the lush vegetation of a tropical forest after a rainfall: eucalyptus leaves, cardamom and rosewood blend with Thai herbs and Kahili ginger blossoms.
Rising from the moist earth, sandalwood vapor suffused with coconut and vetiver slowly warms the steamy, ozone-laced air.
Suddenly, birds stop chirping: silence, then a quiver and the glint of dark eyes… a tiger is crouching in the shadow.