Yvresse Perfume by Yves Saint Laurent, In 1993, yves saint laurent commissioned perfumer sophia grojsman to create a perfume that was as effervescent as champagne . Yvresse was that perfume and was originally called champagne until the french champagne committee threatened a lawsuit. Yvresse is a play on the french word “ivresse” which means intoxication. Opening with a bubbly blend of wine like nectarine, a bosomy rose and fruits before the deeper notes of oak moss and patchouli settle in and create a skin scent at the base. This feminine fruity chypre is composed of nectarine, anise, mint, violet, cumin, otto rose, blue rose, lychee, base of oakmoss, patchouli, vetiver, and vanilla.