Milder Indian Tea-based variety | Black Tea Blend with the Mediterranean Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) fruit taste and delicate notes of prime lavender from the South of France. The combination of lighter teas from India and low-tannin leaves from China makes this Custom TeaFountain ‘Earl Grey’ selection a good choice to be served without milk.
Ingredients: Black India and China Whole Leaf Teas, mallow & cornflower blossoms, French lavender blossoms, and natural Citrus bergamia / Bergamot Earl Grey flavor.
To sweeten your beverage consider our Rock Candy Crystals.
Theine (caffeine) content: High | Gift Tin Packaging (Reusable & Recyclable) | Created and packaged in California.
Suggested Water Temperature: 212 F – Suggested Infusion Time: 5 Minutes.
Preparation: Bring fresh water to the boil. Warm up your tea pot by rinsing it with hot water. Fill one teaspoon per 6 oz cup of this Black Tea into the preheated tea pot or preferred cup. Pour the hot water into the tea. Let infuse up to 5 Minutes and serve. Remove infuser or pour your tea into another tea-pot or thermos carafe. Using an infuser or ‘Permanent Tea Filter’ for your cup or pot makes it easy to separate the leaves from the beverage after steeping.
Culinary notes: Because of its fresh-fruity and darker character this Black Tea is offered as a choice with stronger foods, vegetarian, macrobiotic or vegetable recipes and special desserts including fruits, stronger cheese selections. Suitable as afternoon and High Tea choice.
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We started creating client and custom blends like this one under our European TEA STATION label in 1975. Since 1997 our traditional tea blend designs and tisanes are also known and sold in the United States. For 45 years the Top Quality and reasonable pricing of our special creations make them very popular selections for tea connoisseurs and clients in the Culinary Industry.
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Notes: The Bergamot fruit originated and was cultivated in China until a couple of centuries ago. The major cultivation takes place these days in the southern countries of Europe like Italy and the South of France. The cleanest extracts and oils of the Citrus bergamia find their use in our teas, and are common in high-end fragrances and perfumes with a precious citrus note.
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I’ll start by saying I don’t like Earl Grey tea. The bergamot flavor just doesn’t taste good to me. I bought this lavender Earl Grey to serve a friend who loves Earl Grey tea. I tried it, and Oh, my!! When lavender is combined with Earl Grey, the result is heavenly! The lavender smooths out the bitterness, and the sharp flavor of bergamot cuts the sweetness of the lavender. This tea doesn’t need sweetening, it’s perfect just the way it is.