I’ll be another steepsterite to wonder at how lovely this tea looks like. Everytime I open the bag or small tin I’ve filled with this tea, I am amazed by the colors. The black tea leaves are lavishly sprinkled with blue, yellow and dark orange petals; there are also a few dried pieces of fruits: I recognized some strawberries and some light yellow, that may be apricot? It’s indeed one of the most beautiful teas I’ve had the opportunity to brew and that makes the experience all the more pleasant.
The smell of the dried leaves is very fruity, with a strong apricot-peach tone.
Once brewed, the flavors do not disappoint and are in line with the smell. This makes for a very sweet and mellow brew. Really lovely end extremely pleasant, but with unfortunately no wow factor to make it unforgettable.
I’ll have to compare this one to MF Bolero, for which I still have a few teapots left at the bottom of the bag. I believe this one will be slightly more fruity with more distinctive flavors, while the other should be more balanced.
I know it should not be very difficult to finish this bag and that I might rebuy this tea some day.
Taste: Fresh and Fragrant
Drink When: Dancing with Parrots
With its light, crisp summery flavours, this tea makes a perfect all day happy refreshment. Whisk yourself away to London’s Notting Hill carnival where life is a big colourful celebration and sunshine meets uplifting music. Notting Hill is our most popular black tea blend and when you smell, see and taste it, you’ll know why.
Ingredients: Apricot, Strawberry, Marigold Blossom and Cornflowers with a Keemun black tea. 100g