Through the Grapevine

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White Tea
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Grapes
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190 °F / 87 °C 5 min, 0 sec

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People can’t stop talking about this sensational white-grape tea. Like real grapes, it’s naturally sweet with a touch of tartness. It mingles scandalously decadent white Bai Mu Dan and Cui Min teas with a rich bouquet of mallow blossoms, cornflowers and rose petals. And it’s bursting with juicy tidbits of rosehip and black currant. So salaciously grapey, you’ll just about lose your mind for it.

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Having a delicious pot of Through the Grapevine. Hopefully will enjoy another pot of the spent leaves when I get home. It’ll be a nice reward for running errands. Lovely white tea taste, strong grape smell and relatively strong flavour. Such a nice tea..

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Okay, so this week has absolutely sucked for me. As a bit of a soul soothing consolation prize I made this one cold steeped when I got out-patiented from emerg on Friday, and have been nursing the pitcher ever since. This is definitely one of my all time favourite teas from David’s and was exactly the tea I needed to get even a small smile on my face.

Preparation
Iced
Erin

Sorry to hear your life has been sucking. :( I hope you get better soon!

Tina S.

hugs Thank you! Good luck on finals!

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I’m so glad I bought tons of this one last winter! Every time, before I brew it, I think it probably won’t be as good as in my memory, and expect to be slightly disappointed. Especially since the dry smell screams GRAPE! and nothing else, almost to the point where it’s too much. But once again, it failed to disappoint! I brought some in class in a thermos, and when I opened it, everyone’s head instantly turned in my direction from the smell, and I definitely could see some envy! (of course, I did share some with my neighbours!).

Anyways, the best thing about that tea is its taste. If you brew it right, you will taste the grape, but it won’t overpower the white tea at all. Since I’m a big white tea fan, to me, that part is the best. The delicious, flavourful taste of white tea, paired with a delicate yet authentic taste of grapes in the background. How can this not be permanent? I think none of DT’s recent white tea blends have hit the note as well as this one (though I did love some of them – hello Cherry Potion!).

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 5 min, 30 sec
aisling of tea

Agreed! This tea is amazing, I’m so glad I have some left. So much grapey goodness. I’ve not been a big fan of DT’s latest white tea blends.

DaisyChubb

Wow this does sound amazing. Ditto with you aisling about the recent white tea blends, although I have a little soft spot for Buttercream, it’s still not amazing.

Eisenherz

I agree about Buttercream! Nice and comforting!

sophietea

Through the Grapevine was my absolute favourite tea! I was so disappointed when I went back to refill and they said that they only stocked it seasonally. I just found out that you can vote online to bring a seasonal tea back! It’ll get a permanent spot on the shelf! Vote away!

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674 tasting notes

This tastes exactly like white grape juice. Freakishly so. It’s so delicious!

Thanks Sarai!

Aimee Popovacki

lol i miss the old teas that david’s used to have…. a lot of these new ones arent cutting it for me… especially because of all the mango they seem to be using!

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902 tasting notes

I wish there was a way to tag/flag teas that have more than one entry. This one has 3 different entries!! I’ve noticed that it’s very common for the teas I’ve had from David’s. (I’ve chosen to log under this one, since it’s the only entry that has another note).

Anyway, the dry leaf smells like grape sweet-tart candies, or really concentrated grape juice. Very, very strong on the grape flavoring. I’ve brewed it to almost-recommended instructions (I did 2 tsp instead of 3 tsp for 16 oz).

As I sip, I can detect the grape flavoring…it’s semi-strong, but I’m also tasting something that’s rather grape-leaf flavored. This blend is very grassy/leafy/vegetal tasting to me. There’s just a hint of flowers at the end of the sip and in the aftertaste.

I think I’ll hold off on rating this until I’ve had it at a lower temp/steep time.

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 4 min, 0 sec
Jaime

Thanks, I think he’s aware of the issue with the company as a whole…there was a thread in the discussions that mentioned David’s Tea as having two company entries. I really don’t want to bog Jason down with repetitive emails…I’m sure he gets enough of them as it is!

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I’m really loving the smell of this tea. It definitely has that white grape juice scent! The taste of this tea, however, is much lighter than expected! The smell has me craving a blast of juicy, sweet and tart grape. This is a really light and gorgeous cup of tea, I only want more GRAPE flavor. Thank you ladykittykat for this tea!

Paul M Tracy

This seems to be my experience with DAVIDsTEAs in general. They all have incredible fragrance but steep relatively mild. The only exception I’ve found is their coffee pu-erh which I really like.

QueenOfTarts

DavidsTea definitely has beautiful smelling teas. I have tried Buttered Rum, too, and found that it was really very strong — almost as strong as its scent!

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I love grape juice, or actually grape drink, reminds me of being a kid and my dad would take me to harvey’s and get that grape “juice” they used to have. that and the onion rings were the only reason i would go there…ok getting off topic lol.

The dry leaves smell kind of like that grape juice tasted.

When steeping you really smell the grape but you also get a distinct floral smell too.

The taste is not what i expected, not as grapey as i thought it would be but still very nice, i would definitely do this tea again when i’m in the mood for something sweet.

Note: when spooning this out make sure to try and get a little from each componant, I’ve noticed that the tea tastes a little different each time depending on how much of each ingredient ends up in your cup.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 15 sec

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25 tasting notes

/sniffs tea/
Welch’s grape juice?! WHERE?!

So I figured after taking a wiff of this it would be overpowering with grape. However, perhaps I used a smidge less leaves than suggested, but I found this white tea light and refreshing. This tea’s natural sweetness with the white grape flavor and the flowery tart after-taste is really beginning to grow on me. I’m going to miss this tea once I’ve drank through the 25g sample I bought.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 5 min, 0 sec
Dorothy

This smells like grape bubblegum to me.

DecemberMint

mmm that too (now that brings back childhood memories)! :) Whatever it is, it’s grapey deliciousness all round. haha

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Hey look! I found some more of this! I thought i ran out long ago..

This was one of my first Davidsteas, I remember being sold on the smell of it (which is I guess, how they make most of their business). I’m actually pretty happy about this one; it smells wonderful, looks and tastes almost like white wine. It’s also on the expensive side, which i really wonder how i coughed up $20 for a 100g bag/tin.. Kinda sucks that they don’t make this one anymore, I would say that this was one of the better ones I’ve tried.

Preparation
190 °F / 87 °C 4 min, 45 sec

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This tea smells like Welch’s grape jelly!

This tea promises delicious grapey-ness, and I can definitely taste it. It has a nice grape aftertaste too it as well. The white tea’s flavours are so light that, of course, they’re a bit overpowered by the grapes and other ingredients, but not so much that you loose the tea taste entirely.

I love looking at white teas in the tin. I don’t know why, but something about the texture of the leaves is something that makes me happy.

(Random fact: While writing this, a Welch’s juice commercial came on A&E! I think it’s a sign?)

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 5 min, 30 sec

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