Astringent and highly caffeinated. Floral from the roses, and nutty and spicy notes from cardamom and citrus.
The result of more than ten years experimentation and hundreds of tastings, Samovar's Persian tea is an unabashedly brisk and full-bodied organic black tea. Transportive, the line blurs between California-21st century and Persepolis 465 BC.
Processing Notes—Fully-oxidized organic black tea blended with cardamom, orange peel, and wild baby roses.
Pairing Notes—Scones and dry pastries. Eggs and cereals for breakfast. Afternoon tea sandwiches like cucumber and butter, and smoked salmon. Rich creamy pasta, and risotto. Baked fish and chicken with mild seasonings.
Ingredients—Organic black tea, organic green tea with jasmine, organic rose petals, organic orange peel, organic cardamom, bergamot oil, natural rose flavor.