Passion Fruit de la Crème

Tea type
White Tea
Ingredients
Calendula Petals, Passion Flower, Passionfruit, Vanilla Bean, White Tea
Flavors
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Loose Leaf
Caffeine
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Certification
Vegan
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  • “Noope. Unfortunately, this tea didn’t do it for me. There just isn’t enough juicy fruitiness here, instead it tastes like an older white tea with only a hint of nondescript fruit. Perhaps age could...” Read full tasting note
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  • ““de la creme” gets me every time. I see it and have to have it. Though in the case of this tea I don’t know if its working for me. I want more…more flavor from the passion fruit or more cream. The...” Read full tasting note
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  • “I’m so glad I bit the bullet and purchased a taster bag of this when I noticed it was on sale. What a treat! Flavored white teas are so challenging for me because it’s difficult to extract much...” Read full tasting note
  • “From my day of only white tea. I added a little bit of vanilla agave to this one, on the hunch that maybe that would be the creamy push that I feel like this tea really needs to be at its best/tie...” Read full tasting note
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From 52teas

I’ve not done a passion fruit tea before – so I thought it was about time to change that! Because passion fruit tends to be a tart fruit, I thought the perfect tea base would be a sweet Bai Mu Dan from the Yunnan Province. Then I added some vanilla bean for some extra sweetness and a touch of creaminess.

This is really quite nice, I love the way the sweeter components soften the tart fruit just enough so I’m not puckering – but not so much that it obscures the flavor of the fruit. It’s going to make a really lovely summertime refresher!

Large size is approximately 25g

ingredients: white tea & candied (sugared) dried passion fruit

organic ingredients: passion flower, calendula petals, vanilla bean & natural ingredients

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3327 tasting notes

Noope. Unfortunately, this tea didn’t do it for me. There just isn’t enough juicy fruitiness here, instead it tastes like an older white tea with only a hint of nondescript fruit. Perhaps age could be a factor here, but it was sealed until recently.

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“de la creme” gets me every time. I see it and have to have it. Though in the case of this tea I don’t know if its working for me. I want more…more flavor from the passion fruit or more cream. The two flavors are present but conflicting and on top of that the white base contributes a lot of flavor that also feels out of place.

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I’m so glad I bit the bullet and purchased a taster bag of this when I noticed it was on sale. What a treat! Flavored white teas are so challenging for me because it’s difficult to extract much flavor, especially when the teas aren’t laden with candied fruits and things, with such a short steep. This is a wonderful blend. I love the passion fruit flavor in tea, and it comes through very nicely in this white tea – a nice combination of both sweet and tart. Since I had the blend iced I probably lost some of the creaminess, but, thankfully, the vanilla was still present. It’s a great tea for squashing the 3pm sugar cravings.

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From my day of only white tea.

I added a little bit of vanilla agave to this one, on the hunch that maybe that would be the creamy push that I feel like this tea really needs to be at its best/tie together the tropical passionfruit and custard-y components that are both already present but not completely linked together. It actually worked, too! None of the flavours that are already in the tea were lost but it definitely pushed that creme element a little further and, in doing so, in a way forced it to match the intensity of the passionfruit which just made the flavour combo work a lot better for me overall.

It’s not that I don’t like this tea as is, but this worked better for me.

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