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A wonderful green tea enlivened by orange blossom petals and citrus fruit peels, and fragranced with the famous cocktail of 7 citrus fruits created by Le Palais des Thés, which consists of natural extracts of lemon, lime, sweet orange, bitter orange, grapefruit, bergamot and mandarin.The freshness of the Japanese green tea and the acidulous juicy taste of the citrus fruits are wonderfully balanced. A fresh and vitamin rich blend which is equally delicious hot or iced.
Different of the teas produced in Georgia, Russian blends are the ones that have been drunk regularly in Russia since the 17th century. These latter teas, which in the beginning were blends of black Chinese teas, became more diversified at the end of the 19th century by the introduction of Indian teas at the Russian court, most notably Darjeeling. Since then it has been the custom to refer to all blends of Darjeeling and different Chinese black teas as Russian blends teas, whether or not they are scented with natural citrus extracts.
Throughout the year, our experts travel in the tea plantations looking for the best pluckings and new, rare, delicious teas.
The fact that we travel so extensively, that we taste and buy on location has many advantages and allows us to find rare crops by looking outside the traditional supplier circuit, to taste and to share with you the harvests of small plantations, which are often hidden away.
Visiting tea estates regularly and thereby establishing long-lasting relations with our suppliers allows us to guarantee regular quality control of the teas we buy, and to continue our mission: to bring you the best quality teas and to share our travels and experience with you, while concerning ourselves with environmental issues, working conditions on the estates and the fair trade practices to which we adhere.