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Sunday, February 26, 2012

TotaliTea Loose Leaf Rooibos Tisane ‘ROOIBOS PROVENCE’

Tea Information:
Tea: ROOIBOS PROVENCE
Type: Rooibos a.k.a. Red Tisane (Tea is technically only from the camellia sinensis plant)
Packaging: Loose Leaf
Company: TotaliTea
Purchase: Here
Description: Rooibos with a floral and fruity bouquet, featuring lavender notes, currants, raisins, rosehips and rose petals.

Steep Information:
Amount: 4 tsp
Water: 500ml at 212°F
Tool: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker BTM800XL
Steep Time: 7 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: berry, floral
Steeped Tea Smell: peppercorn, berry, fruity, floral, woody
Flavor: spicy, woody, sweet
Body: Full
Aftertaste: berry, lavender
Liquor: opaque dark red-brown

Good flavorful rooibos, a bit woody for those who don’t like that, nothing too remarkable.

Gift/Swap from chana karma

Rating: 2/4 leaves

Leaf system:
1=Bleh! not again if it were free
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing







I received this product as a gift. All my reviews are as unbiased as possible, whether I buy or receive free product. I accept no other compensation other than free product.
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