This iconic chypre for women.was created in 1979 by Guy Robert for the house of Christian Dior. Marked by its generous dose of oakmoss, Dioressence is a reference chypre of the highest quality. Ingredients include:
aldehydes, orange, fruity notes, patchouli, green notes and bergamot;
carnation, tuberose, cinnamon, violet, orris root, jasmine, ylang-ylang, rose and geranium;
musk, patchouli, benzoin, vanilla, oakmoss, vetiver and styrax.
Available for sale are vintage new in cellophane 7.5ml splash parfums (first photo). Contemporaneous samples are made from the larger, open 15ml bottle of parfum shown with the vial in front (second photo).