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Russian Caravan Tea

£8.50

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The story of Russian Caravan Tea tells that on the long caravan journeys from the Far East to the North the teas would take on a dense, smoky taste of the campfire, which was, pleasantly enough, smooth and peculiarly enjoyable. Captured in this blend is the folksy charm of oriental tea from back in the day; smoky and sweet and just a little bit of everything that makes a good black tea great.

AROMA
Pleasantly high-fired, reminiscent of a fireplace, and tints of fruit leather.

APPEARANCE
Honey

TASTE
From the start, the cup imposes the palate with a robust quality, marked by strength and range of flavours. A bold note of high-fired tea dominates the cup, charcoal-like in experience, while an undercurrent of fruit leather cuts the anxiousness of the tea.

COMPLEMENTS
Best enjoyed with rich foods, such as pies and mac & cheese.

STEEPING NOTES
Cold filtered O2 Rich Water: 180 ml
Temperature: 85-90 oC
Tea Leaves: 1.25 tsp / 2.5 g
Time: 5 mins