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Rooibos

Rooibos

Classification: Rooibos – herbal tea
Cultivar: The rooibos plant “Aspalathus linearis” is a member of the legume family.
Origin: South Africa, Cape town, Cederberg mountains
Grade: Superior grade
Leaf: Tiny, needle like chopped reddish, delicate leaves. Aroma of sweet grapefruit, honey and vanilla.
Infused leaf: Super bright, mahogany like mush. Aroma floral and lemon-y with a hints of geranium and honey.
Liquor: Bright, deep crimson red liquor releasing a strong citrus-floral scent. Mouth-feel is thick and sweet with beautiful notes of bergamot, herbs,burnt sugar and vanilla. Amazing drink for any evening...

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Tasting Notes - 1st flush Assam Hajua SFTGFOP1 N.503

Tasting Notes - 1st flush Assam Hajua SFTGFOP1 N.503

Classification: 1st Flush Assam Hajua SFTGFOP1 - black tea
Origin: India, Assam, Hajua - located near Manas national park
Grade: First class, Superior – SFTGFOP 1
Leaf: Is dark-brown with beautiful golden tips, lightly twisted, releasing an aroma of chestnuts, clove and dark wood.
Infused leaf: Wet leaf is coppery-brown in the colour. Aroma of chestnuts, lemon and earth.

Liquor: Is reddish-brown with a golden hue edges. Beautifully balanced cup; complex, malty, sweet and leathery with a notes of green wood – cedar particularly. After taste is mildly astringent with lingering notes of vanilla and spiced cocoa.

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