Steven Smith Teamaker Black Tea No. 55 Lord Bergamot Description
Ceylon and Assam Black Teas and Natural essence of Bergamot
A flavor somewhat superior to traditional Earl Grey. Fragrant Ceylon Dimbulla and Uva are artfully combined with select teas from India's Assam valley, then scented with the essence of bergamot from the realm of Reggio Calabria, Italy.
This small batch of tea was personally crafted for you by Steven Smith, teamaker. To fashion a true Lord Bergamot, one begins with a higher class of Ceylons and Assams than used in traditional Earl Grey formulas. To these we add the perfume of oils squeezed form thick-skinned bergamot, a citrus fruit grown of small family plots in southern Italy. It's a process similar to pressing olives. We know the Earl would be envious.
Inside the Smith Sachet
The shape is not unusual, but the artistry inside is unique. Our roomy, relaxed fit sachet encourages greater full leaf expansion to give you better flavor. It's also biodegradable. After steeping, you can sashay straight to the compost heap.
For best flavor, bring freshly drawn filtered water to a boil. Steep five minutes. If possible play a little opera softly in the background.
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