Tea type
Black Tea
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Flavors
Chocolate, Creamy, Dark Chocolate, Orange, Orange Zest, Sweet
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205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 15 sec 8 oz / 236 ml

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  • “Wow, I'm the first one to rate this!? I will try to do it justice. :) I was really excited to try this tea. Orange, chocolate and cream - sounds perfect to me! The tea smells very sweetly of...” Read full tasting note
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    JosieJade 358 tasting notes
  • “luxurious definitely..... strong orange presence that doesn't overwhelm and carries no bitterness. the chocolate aspect is neither a milk nor a dark.... a very nice cross. i find myself in an...” Read full tasting note
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    JustJames 379 tasting notes
  • “Another Nina's from JustJames! Finally have some alone time tonight to get a headrush from all these goodies, yay. Thank you! This smells pretty good dry and steeping; it's light and creamy,...” Read full tasting note
    ifjuly 613 tasting notes
  • “Thank you Nina's Paris for this sample. I am a huge fan of chocolate and orange, though apparently I don't have a lot of luck in this department's flavour when it comes to tea. The loose tea...” Read full tasting note
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    Silaena 5122 tasting notes

From Nina's Paris

Orange, chocolate, cream
The fresh zest of oranges and the sweetness of chocolate united in harmony. A luxuriously delicious blend that will have you melting in pleasure.

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Thank you for the sample, Sophie & Laurent :)

My first Nina’s Tea sample and I had a hard time deciding which to try first, but I saw Josie Jade’s review and orange creamsicle sounded way too good to wait. The dry leaf smell smelled like those chocolate orange candies that come out around Christmas. At first I thought I steeped too long because the tea just reminded me of earl grey… a little bitter and just orange. As it cooled, I started to get the cream and I liked it more… maybe a hint of chocolate? I don’t think my taste buds are sensitive enough lol.

I re-steeped it and added rock sugar, let it cool a bit and voila! There we go, orange creamsicle. I can see myself drinking a lot of this…

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I tasted this tea with comparison to Della Terra’s Chocolate Orange Slice. In summary Hepburn had more of an orange flavour while Della Terra’s had a stronger chocolate flavour. Hepburn may be preferable to those who prefer milk chocolate while the Orange Slice tea references dark chocolate. The tea base flavour was more prominent in Hepburn, while the base was smoother but more bitter in Della Terra’s option, and did not have as much depth of flavour or a very strong presence. Both were pretty enjoyable teas, but I think I may prefer Nina’s I loved the rich dark chocolate flavour in Della Terra’s Tea, but Nina’s tea had more layers of flavour and left me with such a pleasant feeling afterwords, whereas Chocolate Orange Slice left me feeling a little heady.

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I actually really like this one. After reading some of the reviews on here I wasn’t sure what to expect. Recently I ordered five tins of different flavored black teas from Nina’s, and this is the only one I hadn’t tried until today.

I don’t get a lot of chocolate, I get some orange and I get some cream. I like the way it all comes together though. I get a really nice and interesting sensation of the tea coating my mouth like cream would, and I’m not really sure how to describe that any other way. It’s sort of that buttery, creamy feel that eating decadent things gives (but this does NOT taste like butter). But, it’s not leaving me feeling heavy or yucky.

The orange flavor isn’t super strong or tart, and that’s ok with me since two of the other teas I ordered from Nina’s have a much more foreground orange taste. I think this is really well balanced.

I think if you like vanilla or cream flavored teas with a hint of orange, you should definitely try this one.

Suziqzer

Sounds like a good one

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Another Nina’s Paris tea from miss Marzipan. After the last one seemed a bit weak in flavor, I figured I should drink my last two before they start to lose their oomph. This is a chocolate orange tea, which is one of my very favorite flavor combinations. It has the same small black leaves, and my sample has one large piece of dried orange peel in it. Dry scent is sweet chocolate, I’m not getting much orange.

Once steeped, however, there is a powerful sweet orange smell accented by a touch of creamy chocolate. The orange here is nice, it reminds me of the fragrance of orange zest. I would like more chocolate, however. The chocolate mostly manifests itself as a touch of (pleasant) bitterness and a creamy texture. I just can’t fully enjoy this cup, as the whole time I’m thinking about Three Friends. Lol!

Flavors: Chocolate, Creamy, Dark Chocolate, Orange, Orange Zest, Sweet

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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Thank you Marzipan for the sample! I made this for breakfast without reading what was in the blend. I picked out the citrus notes right away, along with what I thought was vanilla (must have been the cream?) It also has a sweetness about it that I like.

I would never have tasted chocolate in this blend. So in that respect I suppose it might be disappointing. However, it was a really nice breakfast tea that I enjoyed quite a bit this morning, and it paired perfectly with a homemade maple pecan scone! NOMMMY!

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Sipdown (132)!

Many thanks to my Nina’s Paris dealer VariaTEA for the sample! I’m always up for trying another of Nina’s teas – they so, so rarely ever disappoint. This one absolutely holds true to that standard, as well!

So I made this in my timolino for work. Dry and steeping I really didn’t get much of any sort of smell from this so I was going in to this with relatively low expectations but still holding onto to some hope because this is Nina’s and Nina’s Paris knows tea. And it was such a joy to sip on while I was walking home after a long day! So cheers for that!

The black base was very smooth with just the faintest floral hint to it. Bitter and Astringent are totally foreign words in regard to this one. And then marrying beautifully with the base was this very rich and juicy orange flavour with a silky creaminess to it that reminded me of a very natural creamsicle type treat (but hot). Not fake orange flavoured syrup frozen over ice cream but something much higher quality, and richer.

There’s also chocolate in this blend, but I found it to actually be very light handed; just enough to sweeten things up and keep this from feeling monotone (or rather “duotone”?). I might not have even recognized it in the blend if I hadn’t looked this one up prior to making it.

So conclusion: this is simple and pretty straight forward, but really really good! There’s no need for me to stock both Three Friends (another sweet Orange/Black) but if I was out of that one I’d be perfectly content with stocking either of these two blends. Both are masterfully executed.

Also hey – here’s a random link ( http://donottouch.org/ ) for a neat-o crowd sourced music video you should all check out! Aside from just being pretty fun, the music/song itself is kinda cool and catchy too.

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So I never really liked chocolate and orange which is why I passed on asking for a sample of this while I was at Nina’s. However, the combination of positive reviews and the fact that I enjoyed Three Friends piqued my interest enough that I asked Cavocorax for a sample. Now that I have tried it for myself, I think I agree with Cavo in saying this is the best chocolate orange tea out there. Really. It is good. Very good. Smooth, creamy, chocolatey and with a bright citrus flavor. Yum! Thank you Cavo!!

Cavocorax

Yes! #highfives

VariaTEA

It’s funny because even after trying a few chocolate orange teas I like, I am still hesitant about trying them. Your tasting note the other day made me stop putting it off and thank goodness I did because it was really good. Thank you!!

Cavocorax

You’re welcome. It’s been a long search for me, so I’m happy I can stop and just order all the Hepburn!

VariaTEA

A wonderful plan. I wonder how this would be iced…Hmmmm…ooooh or maybe Creme Brulee/Divine Temptation would be good iced. Or both. Can you tell I am excited about having a gravity steeper to make iced teas?

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Thank you again to Laurent and Sophie for a chance to try a couple of Nina’s Paris teas. I really enjoyed this one as well.

The flavoring is really subtle and balanced, but much better once the tea has cooled for 10-15 minutes or so. The orange while still piping hot was a little orange-rindy, but as the tea cooled, it because sweeter and more natural-fruit flavored. What lingers of the flavor on your tongue is juicy and fresh tasting. The cream also popped once the cup cooled, and was a sweet, rich cream that hung on and mingled with the orange. And the chocolate wasn’t quite identifiable as milk or dark chocolate, but had a cocoa flavor that was imparted somewhere mid sip. It doesn’t really play with the other flavors in the aftertaste.

I wish I had a bit more of this to play with milk and sugar. I think it has the potential to be truly decadent. Even so, it was very good and I’m grateful for the opportunity to try it!

I’m definitely leaving this on the wishlist as a reminder to get it when I have the chance.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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Sipdown of an old sample provided by Nina’s Tea….drank in the movie theatre while we watched Neighbors…which is pretty much my life. Well not so much but I could definitely relate. Hilarious movie, if you were wondering!

This was a pretty decent chocolate orange tea, but the thing is I already have Butiki’s Three Friends and Kusmi’s Euphoria, so this tea didn’t stand too much of a chance.

Maybe had I never met the others……

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My Nina’s order and LB arrived today, woot!

I was really excited about this one, but after Three Friends it’s just not what I was really looking for. That’s not to say it isn’t a good tea, but I was really hoping the orange and cream would be more noticeable. The black tea base is fine and all, but the orange and cream are extremely subtle. There is a slight chocolate aspect here too.

I survived my exam today and now I’m FREE for a week! Now we’re cleaning the house head to toe before we leave in a few hours.

whatshesaid

Dd you order the Nina’s through Amazon?

whatshesaid

How was the shipping/customs to canadia?

Courtney

I totally wrote this is the tea package I sent haha. :P The shipping is quite reasonable, and I’ve had no customs at the door.

whatshesaid

Oh hahaha how did you know I’d ask? :P

Courtney

You shall see!

Courtney

Also, did you want to try this one of The des Anges?

VariaTEA

This is one of the few I have not tried yet. I am sure I will eventually though.

Courtney

If you ever want a swap sample, I’m here. :)

VariaTEA

Aww thanks :).

whatshesaid

What are the des anges? Haha
Looking it up!

whatshesaid

Strawberry vanilla, sounds tasty!

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