This delightful blend, with its light floral essence and smooth minty finish, is perfect as an after meal pick-me-up or as a late night elixir to refresh the mind and enhance the mood. One pot can make the night sweet and reminiscent. Share it with someone you love.
Ingredients: Organic White Tea, Organic Rose Petals, Organic Mint, Organic Lavender
Leaf Type: White/Herbal blend
Where to Purchase: Art of Tea
Suggested Brewing Tips:
Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon per 8oz serving
Water Temp: 175 - 185°F
Steep Time: 1 - 3 minutes
It's almost Valentines Day and love is in the air, so for our tea review this week I couldn't think of anything more perfect to share with you than Amore tea from Art of Tea. This is one of the teas that I chose during my first order from Art of Tea, it reminds me of my favorite tea as both are the unique combination of white tea, peppermint, and rose; although this blend contains lavender as well. This isn't a combination that I have seen very often, but it is one that works together beautifully creating a very calming cup of tea.
The dry leaf of this blend is made up mostly of downy white tea with a sprinkling of rose petals and lavender to give it some color. With the amount of rose present in this particular blend I expected the rose to take center stage, but that role actually belongs to the peppermint in this case. The rose takes on more of a backup role and the lavender is barely noticeable at all. With a shorter steep time the ingredients have a chance to play together, lending each of their flavors to the tea; however, when left to steep longer the mint has a tendency to take over obscuring the delicate floral flavors that make this tea so special. I think this blend is the perfect way to end a long, stressful day or to drink when I need something to improve my mood so I see it gracing my cupboard again and again.
Would I order this again? Yes. This is one of my favorite combinations of flavor to find in a tea blend and I ended up really enjoying this blend.