Rose Earl Grey from Red Leaf Tea

Tea Information:

Leaf Type:  Black

Where to Buy:  Red Leaf Tea

Tea Description:

Create your own heaven with rose earl grey tea. The full body of flavor of oil of bergamot that is traditional early grey is captured wonderfully with the addition of rose petals. This tasty blend of rose petals and earl grey offers a smooth and pleasant taste full of satisfying citrus and complementing floral tones. Rose petals not only provide earl grey with additional amazing flavor but with the immune system defense of Vitamin C. Protect yourself and enjoy yourself with rose earl grey. Add a sprig of mint to increase its aromatic qualities and powerful taste or add a dash of lemon to bring out the natural citrus flavor. Put it on ice for cool treat for yourself and guests or serve it warm as a perfect ending to a wonderful meal.

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Taster’s Review:

I know I’ve mentioned it before (probably more than once!) – but Red Leaf Tea has such an impressive collection of Earl Grey Teas!

I’ve tried rose infused Earl Grey teas before, but, this one is different from some of the others I’ve tried.  The rose essence is very well-defined, providing a strong rose presence in the cup.

The bergamot is also strong, and I like how the floral notes of the rose add definition to the floral notes of the bergamot, allowing the citrus fruit’s sweeter, more exotic side to shine through.  I still taste the bright, juicy quality of the tangy fruit, but, I am able taste some of its more botanical qualities here as well.

The rose and bergamot meld together quite nicely, offering a taste that is perfumed without tasting like a bottle of cheap perfume.  Instead, this has a heady, aromatic quality that can be tasted – it’s quite sultry and romantic.

A very enjoyable Rose Earl Grey.

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