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EARL GREY TEA

Black Tea

A timeless expression of robust Assam and bergamot.

Fair Trade Certified | USDA Organic

Tasting Notes

Flavor: Bright and balanced, with lively citrus freshening flavor with floral undertones on a full bodied base
Aroma: Subtle and light, offering up the flamboyance of the bergamot
Infusion: Dark, coppery, with blue cornflower petals for added visual charm
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About Earl Grey Tea

Tea Type : Black Tea

Tea Forté Earl Grey is an exceptional blend of stunningly superb Organic Assam tea leaves infused with cold-pressed Italian Bergamot oil from the citrus fruit grown in Calabria, Italy. Considered to be one of the most popular teas in the West, and likely the most popular flavored tea in the world, we’ve made this an even greater grey with a sprinkling of organic cornflowers to create a rich, full-bodied cup for those who enjoy their tea with milk for the perfect classic.

The natural citrus oil is pressed from the peel of the Bergamot citrus fruit and gives Earl Grey its distinctive taste and aroma. Bergamot is a small citrus fruit with a protruding nub like a navel orange. Earl Grey tea is flavored with oil made from bergamot peel, and has a distinctive taste loved by many. Earl Grey tea is named after Charles Grey, the 2nd Earl Grey and Prime Minister of England from 1830-1834. Legend has it that he received bergamot flavored tea as a gift after one of his men had rescued the son of a Chinese mandarin from drowning.

Earl Grey is a classic English tea time treat. Traditionally it is served with twist of lemon or a bit of sugar. However, it can also be taken with a touch of milk and honey (just remember, milk and lemon together will curdle!). Earl Grey is equally well suited for breakfast, lunch or dinner, or anytime that a warming cup would satisfy.

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  • Steeping instructions

    1. Heat water to 208˚F.
    2. Place tea in cup and pour water over the leaves.
    3. Steep for 3-5 minutes.
    4. Enjoy!

    For loose leaf iced teas, use 2 tsp per 8oz glass.

    Tasting Notes

    Flavor: Bright and balanced, with lively citrus freshening flavor with floral undertones on a full bodied base
    Aroma: Subtle and light, offering up the flamboyance of the bergamot
    Infusion: Dark, coppery, with blue cornflower petals for added visual charm

    Ingredients

    • Organic indian assam black tea
    • Natural orange flavors
    • Natural bergamot flavor
    • Organic cornflower petals

    Caffeine Content (Mg)

    0 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41+
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    1. Thomas G.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Great Earl Grey

      Love this Earl Grey and the wonderful Bergamot flavor. Much more flavorful than any of the Earl Grey teas I have had from other vendors. Will order again and again!

      08/20/19 | Novato, CA
    2. Diane O.
      Verified Buyer
      4

      An enjoyable cuppa.

      A quality Earl Grey for Earl Grey connoisseur but could use a bit more bergamot.

      08/20/19 | Coronado, CA
    3. Irina K.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Beautiful afternoon tea

      Great aroma. Never disappointed in Earl grey tea. Beautiful for the afternoon tea.

      08/20/19 | CLIFFSIDE PK, NJ
    4. Maureen M.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Awesome tea!

      My favorite

      08/16/19 | North Kingstown, RI
    5. Andrea B.
      5

      What I was expecting.

      I decided to buy this because I just new that coming from Tea Forte I could expect the best product. Really nice taste and very Smooth. Got it for my husband and he just loved it.

      08/05/19 | Baton Rouge, LA
    6. Jacqueline R.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Fantastic Earl Grey

      The aroma and taste of this Earl Grey blend rivals previous favourites.

      07/30/19 | Oshawa, Canada
    7. Terri L.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      LOVE THIS TEA!!!

      Had this tea at Loews Hotel in Minneapolis and it was the best tea I have ever had, so knew I had to find it online and order some. Was glad that I was able to find it so that I could enjoy it every morning in my own home! Best tea ever!

      07/29/19 | Mountain Iron, MN
    8. Leslie R.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Rich and fresh; Best Earl Grey ever!

      This Earl Grey is bright, smoky, and fresh with a slight hint of flowers. It so delicious, drinking it feels decadent. Every cup tastes like a special occasion. I like it with a little milk, and sometimes agave or sugar. The BEST Earl Grey I've ever had. Just what I was searching for.

      06/21/19 | Charlotte, NC
    9. DEBORAH C.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      LOVE TEA FORTE'S LOOSE LEAF EARL GREY TEA

      GREAT EARL GREY TEA....I DRINK IT EVERY MORNING AND MAKE ICED TEA OUT OF IT FOR THE AFTERNOON....LOVE TEA FORTE...THEY HAVE AWESOME CUSTOMER SERVICE....WILL CONTINUE TO BUY FROM THEM...

      06/03/19 | LEONA VALLEY, CA
    10. Jason M.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Great way to wake up!

      This is one of the best Earl Grey Teas out there!

      05/30/19 | Camarillo, CA
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