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Rose Tea Congou Black Aromatic Loose Leaf 100g


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.

Region: Fujian Province

Origin: China 

Guide: Medium

Antioxidant Content: High

Growing Altitudes: 1500 – 4900 feet above sea level

Infusion Colour: Light with ta ouch 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 

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Customer Reviews

Based on 42 reviews
Gill (Birmingham, GB)
Excellent flavoursome teas

Excellent tea, prompt delivery.
The tea has lovely mild aromatic flavour with no trace of bitterness.
My wife and I love it.

Anonymous (Loughborough, GB)
The Best Rose Congou Tea

Delicious tea. I'm a big fan of Rose Congou and always order from Teacakes of Yorkshire. The quality and flavour is consistent. I have tried several tea suppliers and I find Teacakes of Yorkshire the best.

Hazel Shaw
Lovely morning tea

We love this tea. One of my children drinks this black with a bit of sugar. I enjoy it with a spot of milk. Lovely floral tea for the morning!

Helen (Harrogate, GB)
Rose tea

Lovely tea. Shall be purchasing for an Xmas gift. Swift delivery. Thank you!

I Walsh (Sevenoaks, GB)
rose and tea together a delight every day

i have tried several brand of tea that offer that mix of tea and rose .this is my favourite .

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