Elegant Grey

Elegant Grey
  • Elegant Grey

A sophisticated blend of organically grown black tea with a touch of lime peel and natural orange and bergamot flavouring. The orange flavour balances the bergamot to give a more gentle Earl Grey experience.

 

Ingredients: Organically Grown: Black loose leaf tea (Sri Lanka), lime peel (Sri Lanka), natural flavours of orange (Germany) and bergamot (Germany).

 

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A little more about this tea ...

Formulation Change:  Please note that in 2017 the formulation and flavour on this blend changed.  We now source the tea from an organic tea garden in Sri Lanka and the blend has a touch of lime peel in it. We hope you enjoy it. 


What defines an Earl Grey Blend?

Earl Grey blends are easily recognised by the characteristic aroma of bergamot. This is an essence extracted from the aromatic skin of the bergamot orange which is grown mainly around the coastal areas of Italy. It is the defining taste in any earl grey blend. Blends vary by the amount of bergamot added and the tea base used. Our Earl Grey Blueflower for example has more bergamot than the Earl Grey Supreme.


If the bergamot aroma seems familiar take a look at the ingredients list on many perfumes and skin care products for both men and women, often you will find it there also.


Other Stir Tea Blends that include bergamot: Earl Grey Supreme, Earl Grey Blueflower (our biggest measure of bergamot), Rose Earl Grey.


Recipe Suggestions:

Try adding Elegant Grey to our delicious Berry Bergamot Iced Tea.

At Stir we use different coloured umbrellas to help you easily identify the categories of tea and tisanes we offer.  Our Black Teas are represented by a Blue Umbrella.  You can read more about the other umbrella colours we use and their connection to tea leaf here.

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