Sonoma Chardonnay Iced Tea

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Fruit Herbal Blend
Apple Pieces, Blackberry Leaves, Natural Pineapple Flavor, Organic Lemongrass, Organic Orange Peel, Peach Flavour
Apple, Honey, Honeydew, Melon
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Edit tea info Last updated by Cameron B.
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Boiling 8 min or more 16 oz / 473 ml

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From The Republic of Tea

We have replaced the tea leaves found in traditional iced tea with the next best thing – fresh harvested fine wind grape skins from beautiful Sonoma County, California. These wine grape skins impart nuanced, sophisticated flavors that are perfect for entertaining or to enjoy anytime.
Sonoma Iced Teas also contain multiple polyphenols such as resveratrol, making it a great addition to a balanced diet. This vacation in a glass has a base of Sonoma Chardonnay fine wine grape skins infused with tropical pineapple and sweet peach notes.

About The Republic of Tea View company

The Republic of Tea is a progressive and socially conscious business recognized for being the leading purveyor of more than 200 premium teas and herbs, ready-to-drink iced teas and more. Founded in 1992, The Republic of Tea sparked a tea revolution in America with the purpose of enriching people’s lives through the experience of premium teas and a Sip by Sip Rather Than Gulp by Gulp lifestyle.

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What a waste of money. Not that it wasn’t tasty, but really, eleven dollars for 2.12 ounces (60 grams) of herbal tea? We are not talking exceptional Chinese Pu-ehr or something, but used grape skins with herbs and a little dried fruit. I drank it hot, not iced, because it seemed to me like it would have been even weaker had I added the recommended 2 cups of ice. It has a somewhat watery taste to it, even with just a pint of water steeping the bag.
The flavor is good, sweet ( I had added a spoonful of honey to the pint of tea), with a nice melony quality to it (melons taste of water). The whole cachet of “Chardonnay fine wine grape skins” (as stated on the label) reeks of “The Emperor’s New Clothes” to me. Just because Republic of Tea bought the fancy grape skins and figured out a way to market them to us dehydrated—they’re still weak, and cost way too much for the small amount of tea provided in only six bags. There’s approximately 2 teaspoons to 1 tablespoon’s worth of leaves per each large teabag (which they called a pouch). Do yourself a favor and buy some good quality organic fruit juice instead. You’ll get your money’s worth as well as nutritive value.

Flavors: Apple, Honey, Honeydew, Melon

Boiling 8 min or more 2 tsp 16 OZ / 473 ML

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