Would never have tried this tea if my co-worker didn’t purchase it and make me a cup and boy oh boy, what I’ve been missing. I LOVE this tea. Fragrant with berries and lavendar. Such a wonderful caffeine-free treat!!
“My study cup for my weekly midterm sigh, almost at a sipdown for this one, probably enough for one more cup. Still tasty and most importantly caffeine free, although I will probably be crazy...” Read full tasting note
“Okay, I'm 90% sure this came from *Invader Zim* So thank you! (And if I'm wrong, then thank you to whoever swapped me this!) It smells really interesting - like the inside of The Body Shop or...” Read full tasting note
“I'm increasing the rating for this a little, because it's really growing on me the more I drink it. It never called to me so it took me a while to try it, and then it took me a while to warm up to...” Read full tasting note
“*Thank you Invader Zim for this generous Sample!* Tonight I decided to do a LONG brew of this Rooibos. I read the reviews first, the discriptions of the rose, lavender and strong red rooibos but I...” Read full tasting note
A little rustic glamour
The scent of lavender never fails to evoke the south of France, with its fabulous mix of tiny villages and celebrity-filled beaches and yachts. So imagine yourself in Aix or St-Tropez, leisurely sipping on this smooth blend of rooibos, rosehip, black currants, rose leaves, lavender, raisins, red currants, rose petals and dried blueberries. It’s filled with sophistication and antioxidants.
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Initial impressions- This tea is sweet and a bit savoury all at once. Very relaxing, I think that’s the lavender I’m smelling. With the lavender and rose, and the red backdrop of rooibos, it is also an exceptionally attractive tea.
How I prepared it- 94 degree water with no sweetener for nine minutes. Prepared 1.25 tsp in a cup of water.
First sips- Mellow, sweet flavour. Lavender very prominent. I love this tea! Definitely a buy again!
The first thing you notice is that this herbal tea smells amazing; once steeped, it stays very tasty and relaxing. The rooibos – and lack of coconut – make it less sweet than Jessie’s Tea, another lavender tea from DAVIDs, and definitely floral. It took me a while to taste the berries, but it’s hard to ignore the fruity aftertaste once you start noticing it.
Like all my rooibos, I love it very hot, and steeped a long time – to me, as soon as it get a little lukewarm it loses a lot of the flavours, leaving only the sweet rooibos (which isn’t bad in itself, but definitely a little bland). It’s one of my favorite teas to drink at night; I let it steep in my room while I shower, and as a small bonus, the entire room smells heavenly for the whole night.