Lemon Yunnan

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Black Tea
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205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 45 sec

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  • “The dry leaves smell like Lemon Pledge but surprisingly I mean that in a good way. It smells less like cleaning product and more like my house has been cleaned with something fresh. Which is...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Thank you to *LORI* for this sample. I am drinking it right now and find it simply delicious. As Ricky noted, the dry leaf seems to equally feature greenish lemongrass and black leaves--and...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Time to break out a few more Samovar samples. Since it's still early, I'm going with a black tea to start. Green and black are one of my favorite color combinations ever. It was the color combo...” Read full tasting note
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  • “I had this a while ago, so I'm going off notes, but this was a really interesting tea that I'm looking forward to trying again. The Yunnan tea really lends it a full-bodied flavor. I was getting...” Read full tasting note
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From Samovar

Origin: Organic, fair trade Yunnan black tea blended with organic lemongrass in the U.S.

Flavor Profile: The clean taste of lemongrass, lemon zest and lemon balm are reminiscent of a lemon-juice-spiked Yunnan black, but clearer, mellower and less puckery. A slight crème fraiche tartness rounds out the taste of this revitalizing tea.

Tea Story: This organic tea is a blend of chocolaty, earthy, fair trade Yunnan black tea and vibrant lemongrass. The enticing tang of Meyer lemon and Key lime pie insinuates the sweet-tart nature of this tea, but does not prepare you for its beautifully lingering lemongrass-tannin character. This rousing blend is delightful hot and crisply refreshing iced.

Samovarian Poetry: Organic, fair trade black tea, organic lemongrass. Clean taste, clean tea.

Food Pairings: Lemon Yunnan Black pairs well with grilled lemon salmon, roasted lamb couscous, duck or tofu jook, coconut-rice pudding, butter cookies, pot au chocolat with whipped cream or fresh raspberry tartlets. When blended with hot chilies and lime juice, it makes an amazing marinade for grilled chicken or tofu.

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Samovar's is dedicated to preserving the simplicity and integrity of the tea traditions and inspiring people to practice peace through drinking tea.

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Among my most favorite teas – definitely a strong lemon scent and taste.

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 3 min, 30 sec

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