We had a lilac tree in our backyard when I was growing up, and for about a week each year the entire house and yard would smell exactly like this tea. It was actually a little off-putting at first, but the taste of the jasmine is much more muted than that incredible smell. Otherwise, a very mellow, light green tea base. This is a tea that would be refreshing in the morning and relaxing in the evening. Perfect for sitting out in the garden with.