White Pear Tea from Tealicious Tea Company

Tea Information:

Leaf Type:  White

Where to Buy:  Tealicious Tea Company

Tea Description:

Our White Pear Tea is our best seller, it is a sweet and aromatic tea with the delicate flavors of roses and chunks of pears gently blended with Pai Mu Dan.  It offers the perfect flavor and taste in every cup.

Learn more about this tea here.

Taster’s Review:

This tea smells incredible.  I’d never think of combining the aromas of pear and rose together to create something so pleasing to the nose, but, it really is delightful … inspiring me to imagine walking through a pear orchard that is “fenced in” by rows of rose bushes, with the breeze gently picking up the fragrance of the rose and the pear and swirling them around in the air as I stroll.

What I really like, though, is the fact that I not only smell the pear, but I taste it too.  It seems that pear is a difficult flavor to nail for some tea artists, because more often than not, it seems, when I encounter a pear flavored tea, I taste tea but I don’t a lot of pear.  Pear is one of those delicate, sumptuous fruits that need to be expressed “just so” … and all too often, tea artists aren’t able to capture the flavor.

But I taste the pear here.  And I taste the rose!  And what an interesting flavor these two ingredients create together.  The rose tastes sweet and floral and exotic, while the pear has a deliciously sweet taste – a distinct pear taste!

And amidst all this excitement over the flavors, you might think that the Pai Mu Dan has been forgotten, or worse, not even noticed because its flavor had been obscured by the pear and rose … but that certainly is not the case.  The white tea is fresh, light and delicately vegetative.  It melds beautifully with the pear and the rose to create a very lush, relaxing cup of tea … this is a lovely tea, indeed.

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