Salta (Belles Matières)
Considered by the Chinese as one of the three holy fruits with peach and lemon, the grapefruit was a symbol of prosperity and fertility. Also highly prized by the Greeks and the Romans, the hesperide has a crisp freshness: known for its rich terroir and unique soil, the Salta region enhances the citrus’ intensity. Blended with verbena and hyacinth, the grapefruit fragrance is aromatic.
Salta, main city of the province of the same name, sits at the bottom of the Andes Mountains, in the fertile region of Lerna, Argentina. A well-known colonial town, the city is often called Salta la Linda, Beautiful Salta. The Lerna region is famous for its exceptional citrus, amongst which the acidulous grapefruit.
Burning time: 55 to 60 hours
Dimensions: H: 10.5 cm x 9 cm