Chanel No . 5 L'eau Perfume by Chanel, Designed by master perfumer Olivier Polge, Chanel No. 5 L'eau is intended to bring all the sophistication and class of Chanel No. 5 to the younger generations. This lighter, fresher version draws the nose in with fresh opening notes of lemon, mandarin orange, neroli, bergamot, lime, and aldehydes. Middle notes are ylang ylang, jasmine, and may rose. The base notes for this fragrance are rich musk, vanilla, cedar, and orris root to keep with the timelessclassic without sacrificing the simplicity of the scent.