Recently I received three different teas to sample, sent to me very kindly by Adagio Teas. What else could I do but invite my Mum round for a good old ‘tea tasting session’? I would recommend such a thing for any mother/daughter bonding session – nothing brings ladies together quite like a cup of tea.
Summer Rose Tea – a bit like a bouquet exploding in one’s nose
We launched straight in with this flowery little number – Summer Rose Tea which did not disappoint in its summeryness or its rosiness. Mum and I spent a good few minutes sniffing – the smell is that good. It warrants quite a few good deep inhalations and when the scent hits, it’s a bit like a bouquet exploding in one’s nose.
When we did get around to actually drinking this tea the taste followed up nicely. It is a black tea, rich, with the rose petal flavour gently permeating each mouthful. I felt like this would be a good tea to read something romantic to such as Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins or Simon vs the Homo Sapien Agenda by Becky Albertalli. I would say that one could even verge into more dramatic territory, such as Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte or Shakespeare’s Othello.