I recently purchased this from Shadowfall in her stash sale. My very first Fauchon, hooray! And I have a couple more on the way from Hapatite’s sale. Mango is one of my favorite fruits, I just love its unique sweet and juicy but almost piney taste. So I’m always excited when I get to try a mango-flavored tea, although none have impressed me too much so far. The dry leaf smells nice but quite subtle, which is what I honestly expect from French teas. I didn’t bother to look up any parameters, I just used the same method I use for my Kusmi flavored blacks.
I actually find myself really liking this tea! The flavor is definitely more subtle than most, but it is in no way difficult to find. I would describe it as a blend of peach and mango rather than pure mango, but I do love peaches too! The black tea base is smooth and unobtrusive, and not bitter at all. I couldn’t tell you what kind of tea it is, but I would guess there’s some Ceylon in there somewhere. The base and the flavor go very nicely together. I added a bit of sugar, which really helped to bring out that mango-peach yumminess. Overall, I like this a lot and it definitely makes me excited to try more of Fauchon’s teas. I hope they’re on Vente-Privee soon! ;)
Flavors: Mango, Peach