A really pleasant, sort of French seeming tea. Good for breakfast in the shadow of Notre Dame or a pleasant afternoon on the “Boule Miche”
“Sorry to have been a bit absent lately. I have something strange going on with my nose. lol Feels like someone punched me in it. Started to hurt on the right side then went over the other side...” Read full tasting note
“Sipdown no. 77 of the year 2014. I’m sorry to see this sample go. This tea is going on the wishlist for whenever I am able to place a Harney & Sons order. Ah, Brigitte. It has been so long...” Read full tasting note
“Tea of the afternoon… I need a serious pick me up and this is it! The last time I had Brigitte, it was very strong. This time I added a small amount of milk….just enough to turn the color caramel...” Read full tasting note
“Harney & Sons has such nice black tea blends. I got this as a sample and was looking forward to trying it this morning. I may have used a tiny bit more leaf than usual because I wanted...” Read full tasting note
This tea is named after the mother of three of the Harney grandchildren and the wife of Mike Harney. It is an elegant mixture of silvery Ceylon and golden Assam. Like Brigitte, this blend is perfect in many situations.
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Wow, I’m surprised how much I enjoyed this sample of this black tea blend. There is nothing unique that stands out that should be so outstanding – but there is a certain something that’s indefinable. I’m put in the french phrase for it but I never know how to spell or pronounce it, silly me.
It’s such a great blend- I’m hoping with my next sample test I’ll enjoy it just as much. If so, this will definitely be a full container order for me soon. It would make a nice breakfast blend with no milk, it’s not brisk/bold, but it’s good for morning. It’s a great afternoon and casual blend as well for these reasons.