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drank Grand Amour by Nina's Paris
1474 tasting notes

More thank you’s to JustJames for sending this along for me to try out.

A small cup brewed in *CelebriTEA*’s turkey cup, and this is heavenly. Raspberry and caramel mingle together to form something dessert-y and decadent, and I enjoy this more sweetened; the raspberry seems to really shine this way. This tea is unctuous, which is an odd term for tea, and yet, it really feels right to me.

I steeped it a bit longer than I likely should have, only because I’m using this in a one-cup allocation instead of my normal 1L of tea in the Breville. Walked away, and, oops! Luckily, this tea can and did handle my mangling well.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 15 sec
JustJames

i love this tea…. i can send you more too =0)

CelebriTEA

Ahh…JustJames…
Would you be up for a swap with this after the first of the year?
This sounds divine!
If not, I may have to check Amazon :-)

CelebriTEA

Glad you like the cup, Miss B, I loved them when I saw them :-)

MissB

It really is delicious! Thank you both. :)

JustJames

CelebriTEA absolutely! that reminds me…. i should list my allergies on my profile, lol.

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JustJames

i love this tea…. i can send you more too =0)

CelebriTEA

Ahh…JustJames…
Would you be up for a swap with this after the first of the year?
This sounds divine!
If not, I may have to check Amazon :-)

CelebriTEA

Glad you like the cup, Miss B, I loved them when I saw them :-)

MissB

It really is delicious! Thank you both. :)

JustJames

CelebriTEA absolutely! that reminds me…. i should list my allergies on my profile, lol.

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A few years ago, the obsession with tea started. The cupboard got bigger and bigger, more swaps occurred, group buys, secret rendezvous with local teapassionistas… and that’s how you end up with 500+ different kinds of tea in your home. At one time.

Almost all of the tea was given away, sold, or otherwise shared. A few relics still remain. I now travel full time with only two carryon bags to my name. One quarter of those bags are tea.

It’s still a challenge to avoid the chipmunk-like hoarding of The Teas, yet, the lightness of being from having so little compels me more.

If I have enough, I’m happy to share. If I’m in your area, I’d love to swap, meet for tea, and explore together.

As for the day-to-day stuff, I’m focused almost entirely on Love, (yes, with a capital L), Spirit/Self, transformation, travel and my writing and speaking work.

What kinds of teas do I normally like?

YES: flavored teas, fruity, dessert, chai, and spicy (REALLY spicy).

A FONDNESS FOR: all white teas, malty black teas, any herbal or medicinal teas, strange/weird teas you can only get in one place.

ALLERGIC TO: strawberries, lavender

DISLIKES: any added sugars, grains, lapsang souchong, and overly floral teas – I might enjoy a Jasmine Green every once in a while, but unless it’s a creamy floral tea (think roses in a chai, or the smoothness of a floral note in a French tea), I’ll likely pass. Earl Greys are a hit or miss with me; heavy on the cream or fruit notes and I might like it, heavy on the blergamot and I definitely won’t.

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