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Tea Gift Set Rose Congou Flavoured Loose Leaf 100g


Wrapped Gift Set Details

100g of your chosen loose leaf tea packed in a foil lined natural kraft bag inside a metal matt black Airseal caddy with neoprene seal for perfect freshness, 

measuring 14cm tall and 8.7cm diameter and holding approximately 150g of tea when full.

 1 x very pretty and useful strainer in an arts and crafts style known as Empress net weight 31g and measuring 10.7 cm across complete with 

stainless steel drip bowl to catch all the drips 

1x 18-10 quality polished stainless steel deep rounded teaspoon which is ideal for measuring the correct amount of loose leaf tea to make a perfect cuppa tea.

Weighing 29.3g and measuring 12.7 cm it fits perfectly into our Airseal tea caddy.

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

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

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Customer Reviews

Based on 11 reviews
Beautiful in summer

Summer days are enhanced by the scent of rose tea, especially in the garden.

A perfect rose tea

This really is the most delicate tea and the best I have ever tasted since discovering rose congou/pouchong some 15 years ago.

Fabulous, fabulous!

What a lovely tea! The rose fragrance is quite intense on opening the packet and throughout brewing, and the flavour matches this. None of the actual tea flavour is sacrificed, however. The brew is quite dark, with a very good, rounded and satisfying tea flavour, complemented by the very flavoursome rose. The best floral tea I have ever had!

Happiness in a cup

This tea has the most beautiful rose aroma and taste, far more fragrant than other brands with more petals, I've tried others and come back to this

For special moments

There are various variants of Rose Congou tea, but I find this is by far the best. It's a good China black tea, Keemun-like, with rose petals layered in, distinctly rosy and delicate, good for soothing the heart and lovely for special tea moments. Brings a smile to the face. Highly recommended.

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