A traditional blend ! Earl grey tea is strong in theine. It is consumed in the morning during breakfast and can be accompanied by a touch of milk. A perfect harmony between Assam black tea and citrus. You can also discover our blue earl grey tea which is accompanied by cornflower.
Infusion time 3-5 min
Time of day Morning
Quantity 12-15g / L
Ingredients from organic farming :
Black tea Assam, natural flavour (bergamot).
Earl grey tea, a great English classic
Ablend of black teas from India and Sri Lanka flavored with bergamot, earl grey is a great English classic appreciated throughout the world. The bergamot reveals its floral notes during the infusion, giving it an authentic taste. Legend has it that Earl Charles Grey brought this recipe back from a trip to China. Jacksons of Piccadilly claims to have received the recipe from the Earl. Its origin is still very controversial.
There are many variations of the original recipe, based on green tea, Oolong or white tea. Scented with flowers (lavender or rose petals) or lemongrass, earl grey teas are available in a wide range to satisfy all desires. We also propose you the russian earl grey which is a variant with a taste of grapefruit and lemon.
The benefits and virtues of earl grey tea
If green teas are famous for their virtues, black teas are not left behind! The bergamot continues in this black tea helps to fight against cholesterol. Fruit resembling a large lemon, the bergamot also has other health benefits. Anti-aging, the bergamot oil present in this fragrant beverage slows the appearance of wrinkles. It relieves digestive disorders and soothes skin irritations. This tea with bergamot notes also reduces stress and anxiety. Antiseptic and antispasmodic, the list of its benefits is long.
Our tasting tips
How to prepare earl grey tea?
For an English tea with a good scented taste, it is important to respect the dosage, the time and the temperature of infusion.
How much earl grey tea?
Brew about 12 to 15 grams of tea per liter of water. Adapt the quantity if you prepare your tea in a cup. For a cup of about 15 to 20 cl, 2.5 grams are enough. It is advised to limit its consumption to one liter per day.
What is the ideal infusion temperature of earl grey tea?
The ideal infusion temperature for this black tea flavored with citrus fruits is 100 °C. Pour the water in the teapot or in your cup and let it brew for 3 to 5 minutes so that the ingredients reveal all their flavors.
When to drink earl grey tea?
Strong in theine, this black tea is best enjoyed in the morning, at breakfast. Full-bodied and rich in tannins, this bergamot flavored tea is ideal to wake up. You can add a touch of milk or a slice of lemon for a tangy note, according to your taste.
The benefits of loose earl grey tea
Fresh and of excellent quality, loose earl grey tea keeps all its flavor and releases its natural aromas when tasted. You can buy this product by weight, in tins or in bags, according to your desires.