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Black Loose Leaf Tea Rose Congou Various Options

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Rose Congou - Emperor

Rose Congou, The Emperor of Teas is just so good it makes you smile after every sip. A non-broken black tea from China, complex and rich its character is exquisitely delicate when infused.

Congou is now the generic name for a quality black China tea, but the original Chinese words...  

(kong hu te) translated means (elaborately prepared tea)

Scented teas have been around for a long time and are produced from recipes passed down through the ancestors, before essential oils were available rose was one of the easiest scents to absorb, the blooms would be collected from all around the plantation and scattered liberally into the tea, today the process is the same apart from natural oils are used to speed up and regulate the process ensuring a consistently great taste.

China/Fujian Province

China/Fujian Province

The finest tea is layered with rose petals in carefully monitored conditions to absorb the scent of the flowers as the traditional method. When opening the bag the natural fragrance instantly fills the room. This would be a good welcome to the world of floral tea for the newcomer, but be warned scented tea will never be the same again.

Origin: China

Caffeine Guide: Medium

Region: Fujian Province

Antioxidant Content: High

Growing Altitudes: 1500 – 4900 feet above sea level

Infusion Colour: Light with touch of coppery colour

Grade: FOP (Flowery Orange Pekoe)

Aroma: Floral - roses

Process: Orthodox (Traditional leafy), Small batch crafted.

Ingredients: Black tea, and Rose petals.

Taste: This tea is layered 5 times with rose petals, which

 give the tea a delicate and ethereal rose character

 

 

Wrapped Gift Set Details

100g of your chosen loose leaf tea in a metal matt black Airseal caddy

Arts and Crafts style Empress tea strainer with drip bowl

One perfect cup of tea measuring spoon quality 18/10 s steel

All gift wrapped in a sturdy reusable kraft presentation box with ribbon and tag (Christmas tag from 1 Nov to 22 Dec and plain red rest of year unless requested)


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A.L.
Distinct rose flavour anmd aroma

Unlikethe rose congou or rose pouchong sold by some other suppliers, this has a really distinct rose flavour and aroma. Quite 'scenty', as you might expect, but it makes a refreshing change for an afternoon tea.

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M.S.
Top Quality

My wife had Rose Congou tea in a tea shop and I managed to track it down to Tea Cakes of York. We have tried other versions of Rose Congou tea but this one is peerless

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D.R.R.
Gorgeous tea!!

Lovely top-quality tea, sent in attractive packaging, with fast shipping! Couldn't ask for more really. Thanks!

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E.G.
Refreshing

I have to admit it had taken me a while to decide if I like this tea. I bought it just before Christmas. I do find if very refreshing now I am used to it. Think it would be brilliant as a summer drink. Loved the mulled Christmas tea that came as a sample. Brilliant service from the TeaCakes team. Thoroughly recommend 😀

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S.W.
Beautiful Tea

Excellent service, quick delivery despite the Christmas mail. Lovely tea, delicate and uplift, my favourite morning tipple.


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