world of raw materials
Maison Molinard prides itself on the raw materials it selects for its
fragrance creations, placing special emphasis on rare, noble, and natural
ingredients from Grasse and around the world.
The distiller's secrets
You are entering the majestic Molinard distillery, a unique room with a
metal structure designed by Gustave Eiffel, renowned for his work on the
Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty.
Amidst the copper stills, you will learn about the different extraction
techniques used on natural materials to collect the precious essences that
become part of Molinard’s perfume compositions.
Since the 1920s, Maison Molinard has been making its soaps with pure
vegetable oils in a wide range of fragrances and colors.
The “Savonnerie” will surprise and delight you as you watch Molinard soaps
being made before your eyes.
Here in this hallowed space of savoir-faire and skill, exquisite, top-quality
ingredients are crafted into the most beautiful scent creations. In this
1930s laboratory, go behind the scenes in the Perfumer’s secret world,
where perfume truly happens – from imagination to
composition to creation.
Once a perfume’s composition is complete, it is ready to be macerated.
The perfume concentrate must remain in special tanks for a certain time
period that varies with the fragrance. Once macerated, it can be bottled.
Le bar des fragrances
Exclusively at the mansion Molinard, this spectacular installation with
over-subtle curves invites you to the Perfume Creation. An entertaining,