At the center of Coup de Foudre 
is the dazzling rose de mai from Grasse,
one of the hallmarks of southern France.
Cradled by the provençal sunshine,
sixty thousands roses are needed for one ounce of rose absolute,
 'a scent intoxicating and close to absolute happiness.'

 

 

 Coup de Foudre — a French idiom that translates as — Love at first sight!  Photo: DelRae