Bright and full-bodied with smooth floral notes, it really does taste as good as it looks, makes a wonderful impact on the table, your guests will adore it. The artisan who created this delightful handcrafted work of art, by folding the delicate carnation blooms into full green leaves.
The ancient Greeks and Romans believed the flowers had religious significance and they were used to decorate temples and other places of worship.
These days, carnations are traditionally associated with expressions of love, and luck.
Around Oxford University at exam times, there are Carnations everywhere. Students wear a white carnation in their lapel when they sit their first exam, and pink carnation for all exams in between, finally changing to red for the very last exam.
They can also symbolise great change, in Portugal, carnations symbolise the end - of the country’s former communist regime and transition to a liberal democracy, an event known as the Carnation Revolution. In 1974 ordinary citizens took to the streets and stood down the army armed with nothing but red carnations.
When steeped the ball gracefully opens and as the leaves unfurl the carnations colours burst open. The cup is light with notes of grass layered with distinct floral tones also a slight touch of clove. A wonderful well-balanced tea that's amazing to look at and amazing to drink, why not treat your friends to a stunning cup of tea in some stylish glassware.
Antioxidant Content: Low
Region: Yunnan Province
Appearance: Folded carnation blooms and full green leaves unfurl when brewed to reveal floral arrangement.
Growing Altitudes: 1500 – 4900 feet above sea level
Grade: Artisan Handcrafted
Infusion Colour: Yellow bright
Process: Non-fermented, Traditional hand tied,
Aroma: Floral: Green tea, Carnation blossom
Taste: Full bodied,smooth with light floral and clove hints
Caffeine Guide: Low