The exotic scent of Mariella Burani first hit the market in 1993. Top notes of rosewood, lemon, bergamot, and tarragon open the feminine fragrance with a citrusy accord that has an herbal undertone with a hint of woodiness. Rose, jasmine, iris, ylang-ylang, and lily-of-the-valley add a strong floral accord that makes the overall aroma both sweet and delicate. To balance this sweetness out and keep if from becoming overwhelming, notes of musk, patchouli, amber, vanilla, tonka bean, benzoin, sandalwood, and vetiver blend together to create a strong foundation for the overall fragrance. This combination creates an undertone of earthy woodiness that successfully tones down the perfume and makes it ideal for both all-day and evening wear.