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blueberry merlot tea

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Deep taste of succulent summer-sweet blueberries with a wisp of sage to heighten an excellent cup of blueberry tea. Corkscrew not required.
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Blueberry Merlot Tea

Customer Reviews

infuser infuser infuser infuser infuser |4 of 5 stars

Steeping Guidelines

Steep for 5 minutes, 208°F
For stronger flavor, steep longer.

For loose leaf herbal iced teas, use 3 tsp per 8oz glass and double the steep time.

Ingredients

organic rosehips, organic hibiscus, organic blueberries, organic sage, natural blueberry flavor, organic cornflower blossoms

Caffeine Level

Naturally Caffeine-Free
Naturally Caffeine-Free

Certifications

Fair Trade Certified, USDA Organic

Fair Trade Certified USDA Organic
Blueberry Merlot Tea
Organic rosehips & hibiscus from Argentina, organic blueberries from Albania, organic cornflower petals from Chile

Did You Know?

The Latin name for sage is salvia which means to heal.

More Info

Tea type: Fair Trade Certified™ organic herbal tea

Tea Forté Blueberry Merlot, voted "Best Herbal Tea in North America" by the World Tea Expo, is lush with the taste of organic succulent summer-sweet blueberries, organic hibiscus and organic rosehips, for a naturally caffeine-free way to enjoy the day. This signature full-bodied blueberry tea is artisan crafted melding into a subtle union the health-boosting antioxidant properties of wild blueberries with Mediterranean sage to provide a slightly minty finish for this tart-sweet, savory, drink. Organic sage is a member of the mint family and contains a variety of antioxidants in the form of volatile oils, flavonoids and phenolic acids. A relaxing fruity and fun steep that should be used to uncork anytime of the day. This is an excellent blueberry tea to have over ice.

Tasting Notes:

  • Flavor: tart with sweetness of fresh berries and spicy undertone
  • Aroma: fruity, intriguing with a wisp of sage
  • Color: bright, buoyant
  • Strength: full- bodied

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blueberry merlot tea event box

48 pyramid infusers

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Herbal Retreat Loose Tea Canister

blueberry merlot tea herbal retreat loose tea canister

50 servings

$15.00
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One Pound Loose Tea Pouch

blueberry merlot tea one pound loose tea pouch

160 servings

$60.00
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petite ribbon box herbal retreat

herbal retreat petite ribbon box

two pyramid infusers each: Apricot Amaretto, Blueberry Merlot, Cherry Cosmo, Mojito Marmalade, Kiwi Lime Ginger

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ribbon box herbal retreat

herbal retreat ribbon box

four pyramid infusers each: Apricot Amaretto, Blueberry Merlot, Cherry Cosmo, Mojito Marmalade, Kiwi Lime Ginger

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$24.00
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single steeps herbal retreat

herbal retreat single steeps

three each of the following: Cherry Cosmo, Blueberry Merlot, Apricot Amaretto, Kiwi Lime Ginger, Mojito Marmalade

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tea chest tea chest herbal

tea chest herbal tea chest

40 pyramid infusers, two infusers each of: African Solstice, Apricot Amaretto, Belgian Mint, Blueberry Merlot, Chamomile Citron, Cherry Cosmo, Citrus Mint, Coco Truffle, Crimson Nectar, Flora, Ginger Lemongrass, Harvest Apple Spice, Kiwi Lime Ginger, Lemon Lavender, Lemon Vervain, Mojito Marmalade, Orange Pomegranate, Peach Jubilee, Raspberry Nectar, Winter Chai

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tea chest tea chest sampler

tea chest sampler tea chest

40 pyramid infusers, two infusers each of: Earl Grey, Orchid Vanilla, Ginger Lemongrass, English Breakfast, Chamomile Tisane, African Solstice, Black Currant, Formosa Oolong, Citrus Mint, Jasmine Green, Bombay Chai, White Ambrosia, Sencha, Estate Darjeeling, White Ginger Pear, Raspberry Nectar, Green Mango Peach, Hazelnut Turffle, Lemon Sorbetti, Blueberry Merlot.

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Customer Reviews (16) Write a review

infuser infuser infuser infuser infuser Love it!

I am currently trying one of your sampler packages. Your Blueberry Merlot has a very, very unique taste! I use a few drops of liquid Stevia and wait till my cup of tea is warm -- By waiting, your tea(s) are so flavorful & this tea has a wonderful full-bodied taste. Kudos!!

06/28/15 | Judy, Palm Harbor, FL

infuser infuser infuser infuser infuser Great surprising flavors

I had the blueberry on a trip to Florida and that got me to the Tea Forte site. Since then I have fallen in love with the Mojito Marmalade and really like several others. My daughter is now buying it also.

06/24/15 | Carole, McHenry, IL

infuser infuser infuser Would prefer more blueberry flavor

Tried it iced and I agree with a previous reviewer that the blueberries are a little overpowered by the sage. I will try it with honey on my next attempt as another reviewer suggested.

01/04/15 | Noelle, Fulton, MO

infuser infuser infuser infuser Great with honey!

I was not a fan of this tea until I added honey. It makes a huge difference! Try it! Delicious!

11/19/14 | Shauna, Fremont, CA

infuser infuser infuser infuser infuser Awesome Iced!

This reminds me of a tart blueberry lemonade when iced! Love the addition of sage! Honestly, this tea was subtle and wonderful! One of my favorites!

07/21/14 | Eliza, Colorado Springs, CO

infuser Too much sage, not enough blueberry.

I was very disappointed with the flavor of this tea. I love blueberries, and this tastes nothing like them. If the flavor profile could be changed I would try this one again.

05/14/14 | Bethany, Madison, WI

infuser infuser infuser infuser infuser One of my Favorites!

I first tasted this in the single steep sampler pack and couldn't keep it to myself! I had to give one to my mom and my tea enthusiest friend! We all love this tea. We add 4 drops of liquid stevia to balance the tartness of the blueberries! Perfect balance of sweetness and tart, an excellent cup of tea!

12/17/13 | Lynn, Upstate, NY

infuser infuser infuser A little odd for me.

This tea would probably be more palatable to me if not for the overpowering flavour of the sage. It doesn't taste like blueberries in my opinion, but it's still drinkable--but definitely not a first choice for me. I personally don't understand how it won an award.

10/19/13 | Tonya, Williamston, SC

infuser smells like a blueberry pie, tastes gross

Please to do not waste your money! I saw the award it received and decided to take a chance, and i lost. At first it smell delicious, and i thought, "ooh this will be good!" It literally tasted like sour hot wine... minus the alcohol, which i would need to drink a cup of this! Its just not good, plain and simple.

09/10/13 | theresa , jacksonville, FL

infuser infuser infuser infuser infuser Another fantastic tea!

This is such a warm and calming tea. I drink it in the evening when I'm winding down.

02/09/13 | Sharon, New York, NY

infuser infuser infuser infuser Delicious but not for everyone

I found this tea to be wonderful, but my boyfriend just thought it was okay. The tea is on the more tart side, as opposed to many blueberry drinks that are made to be too sweet. The berry flavor is very bold. I definitely think the merlot aspect adds to the tartness and boldness of the tea. If you like a strong tea, then this is for you!

02/09/13 | Johanna, Rochester, NH

infuser infuser infuser infuser infuser Award-worthy

I've enjoyed this tea long before the judges handed over their award and it comes as no surprise. Loads of blueberry flavor, including a complex tartness that is rounded in a lovely way by the sage. Perfect.

01/05/13 | Cynthia , Cambridge, MA

infuser smell bad, taste bad

I have always been a big fan of Tea Forte and I especially love the herbal tea of Tea Forte. A very positive experience so far until we tried this award-winning tea. The hibiscus smell is way too sharp. A Disappointment to us.

10/24/12 | Tina, Austin, TX

infuser Sounds good, tastes bad

This is the third tea I've tried from the Herbal Retreat box. The first two -- apricot amaretto and mojito marmalade-- were beyond delicious so I could not wait to try this one. Unfortunately, it tastes nothing like blueberries. It tastes bad. I've tried using sweetener, and not using sweetener. I'm very surprised this tea won some kind of award. My request to Tea Forte: Develop a blueberry tea that really tastes like blueberries and that can be enjoyed as much as the other teas in the box.

09/10/12 | ALANNA , Chicago, IL

infuser infuser infuser infuser infuser At the top of my list

I love this tea and just to think. . . . it's ORGANIC!

04/21/12 | Sue, Tempe, AZ

infuser infuser infuser infuser Yummy!

I like this tea because it does remind me of a merlot. And since I can't drink because I just had a little one, this is so very satisfying! It's sweet just enough, and I had three cups of it in one day! It's one of my new faves! Only thing is it is a little light to me. I like my tea stronger. But no worries, I just added more than the recommended amount! Yummy!!!

08/30/11 | Amber, Portland, OR