The strong astringency of black tea hits you upon contact with the spilling aroma of bergamot enveloping your tastebuds. Its citrusy characteristics can be discerned throughout the length of the cup while its enchanting nose effortlessly creates a rich and relaxing fragrance.
History has it that the Earl Grey blend was named after Charles Grey, the 2nd Earl Grey, British Prime Minister of the 1830s who was gifted a box of tea, flavoured with bergamot oil. What sweet serendipity that this would turn out to be among the most famous blends in the world!
**Best brewed at 80° for 2-3 minutes until Dark Amber