It is also said to be based on Giorgio Armani's childhood memories of sunshine and freshness in the Mediterranean region...
"White arrow-shaped blooms of jasmine and tender garlands of roses find shelter in the shade of the sweet-smelling foliage of orange trees; only spindly-leaved rosemary and the hardy stems of marjoram turn and face the baking sun.Available in Armani boutiques
The finest essences of Citrus add a great splash of light to the top notes of Oranger Alhambra; not just the sparkle of Lemon, Bergamot and bitter Orange, but also the boldness of Petitgrain which distills a touch of sharpness, greenness and vitality into its leaves and young branches.
Robust, authentic and simple, Rosemary and Marjoram add an aromatic and wild facet to Jasmine. Finally, Moss and Patchouli recall the presence of damp soil in the waves of fragrance drenched by the sun."
Via Giorgio Armani Beauty
Photo of the Alhambra via Roman Krznaric