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White Tea
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190 °F / 87 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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  • “Another tea brought back from Paris, specifically from the lovely little THÉ O DOR shop near the Trocadéro Metro stop. Out of the way and adorable, I was served by a very friendly lady who took the...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Well maybe I’m getting old and can’t read the steeping instructions…that or I just did something wrong….perhaps too much tea…I don’t know. But it has to be something I did because I can’t imagine...” Read full tasting note

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Sometimes, a small detail makes a huge difference and leads to the world’s opulence… This detail, I found it in a tea with secret flavours and delicate champagne notes. I can’t do with out it. As a matter of fact, one needs to have a good palate to appreciate this tea that I drink every D Day, on every special opportunity…well, that means every day for me. What about you?

Flavoured white tea with champagne flavour.
Ideal brewing time: 6 to 8’
Water temperature: 80°C (176°F)

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Another tea brought back from Paris, specifically from the lovely little THÉ O DOR shop near the Trocadéro Metro stop. Out of the way and adorable, I was served by a very friendly lady who took the time to open lots of caddies of tea for me and chat to me about each one even though my French is a little rusty! She recommended me this, as I asked about flavoured white teas, and it smelt so decadent in the tin I just caved…

That said, I find that the leaves smell more like champagne than the brewed tea does! Maybe it’s because it’s fresher-smelling, and you don’t often drink champagne hot? It’s flowery and with an unmistakeably sharp fruit scent that seems to call the sharpness of alcohol. Light body, very fragrant, I find the champagne flavour is mostly in the aftertaste, which is really quite nice and subtle, builds up after a few sips. And strangely I can’t detect any one distinct floral flavour like rose or anything — that’s an indicator of how well-blended and harmonised the flavours in this are! I can’t find any specific details on the contents but there are yellow petals amongst the leaves.

Very smooth, only sliiiightly dry, which makes a nice change — most alcohol-flavoured teas I’ve tried were strong black ones. This goes down much more easily :) A nice tea, but not quite my own “Jour J” occasion tea!

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 2 min, 30 sec
Ysaurella

hot champagne gosh !

meliorate

It really is a strange combination to think of!

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Well maybe I’m getting old and can’t read the steeping instructions…that or I just did something wrong….perhaps too much tea…I don’t know. But it has to be something I did because I can’t imagine a tea that looks and smells so beautifully balanced could taste so awful lol!! So I am not giving this tea a rating atm. I am going to have to give it another go….maybe when I’m more awake and have my reading glasses on…

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