V Canto, disguised as sensual perfumes, we will meet ancestral poisons, which will trap you like the poisons they emulate.
V Canto is inspired by the most beautiful love story ever written, the love for true origins, for deep roots and for the land of one’s birth. In fact, for over 700 years, the Terenzi family has lived near the castle of Gradara, one of the most suggestive castles in Italy. Even the supreme Dante Alighieri dedicated to this magical place a song of his Comedy, the song of Paolo and Francesca, immortal figures sculpted by immortal verses.
Our creations are born of these views and these verses. The Blue collection encapsulates poetry and medieval history made of passion and love, sins and virtues, vices and humanity. With the Red & Green collection, Paolo and Tiziana’s art is enriched with new stories inspired by the figure of Lucrethia Borgia, resident and proud queen of the Castle of V Canto. Finally, the Foglie d’Amore collection, made with the ancient technique of gold and silver leaf, applied by hand to make each bottle a unique and inimitable creation.
V Canto: love in all its forms and facets, because with love anything is possible.
Stramonium, Jimsonweed or Devil’s snare, has been known since ancient times and was widely used by the Aztecs. Stramonio is not only a powerful poison, but is, above all, an effective hallucinogen and supernatural aphrodisiac. It was craftily used to lead lovers to infinite pleasure and dominate their hearts.
It is also known as Witch Grass which led to it being widely used in sorcerer’s irresistible love potions and filters. Lucrezia, of course, was well aware of the magical properties of the Stramonium that she used to seduce her victims., who, hypnotized, ended up trapped in an irresistible and fatal embrace.
Like the powerful Stramonium potion prepared by Lucrezia, this fragrance opens with a suave bouquet of flowers of hypnotic and persuasive power that manifests itself immediately. The reassuring seduction of jasmine, sways in a dance of love with the opulence of carnation , and the delicate, regal touch of orchid and saffron.
The heart, in counterpoint, reveals its penetrating and cutting strength, emphasized by Grey Amber and softened by the sweetness of Vanilla Berries and the effervescence of Musk Rose. The creation has its intertwining roots in the strength of precious woods, Red Patchouli and African Ebony, interwoven with refined Oak Moss and aphrodisiac Musk. The essence of seduction in a drop of fatal perfume.
Top notes: Jasmine, Orchid, Carnation, Saffron.
Heart notes: Amber Grey, Vanilla Bean, Rose Musk.
Base notes: Oakmoss, Red Patchouli, Ebony, Musk.