Minty Winter Wonderland from Tiesta Tea

Minty-Winter-WonderlandTisane Information:

Leaf Type:  Rooibos

Where to Buy:  Amoda Tea

Tea Description: 

Tastes just like the ingredients would suggest: white chocolate, vanilla and mint… yes! It came as a surprise to us that the natural flavours of rooibos made their way through all that mint. The honey and almost woodsy characteristics are definitely there. Of course though, that peppermint keeps going and going and going.

Learn more about this tisane here.

Taster’s Review:

I’m a bit behind on reviewing some of my teas … this tea came in my Amoda Tea Tasting Box for December.  The 12 Days of Christmas thing threw me for a loop, and then there was that nasty head cold … but, enough with the excuses.  Let’s talk about this delightful Minty Winter Wonderland from Tiesta Tea!

This is really yummy.  It is a rooibos blend, but I don’t taste a lot of rooibos here.  There’s a nutty sort of flavor – something between nutty and woody – that is definitely rooibos but, it is such a small part of this tisane.

Mostly what I taste is MINT!  Crisp, cool peppermint!  And the way this tisane has been composed, it tastes very much like a candy cane.  The white chocolate gives it a sweet, creamy note … and the touch of vanilla enhances that sweet and creamy note.  It is so yummy … it tastes like someone may have melted a candy cane in a cup of rooibos.  There is a honey-esque tone too … something I don’t usually attribute to rooibos, but, it’s there.

Overall, a delicious cup of tisane.

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