|"A bold, full-bodied blend with malt on the forefront and wine in the aftertaste."|
The leaves are small, curled and deep brown with some tan flecks. I steep at 190° for three minutes. It's got a deep burgundy liquor. It's a bold, full-bodied blend with malt on the forefront and wine in the aftertaste. The winey acidity provides a great counterpoint to the malt. It's extremely smooth and surprisingly easy to drink. It's devoid of bitterness and astringency and, unlike many black blends, it doesn't settle heavily in my stomach.
Much like the queen whose reign this tea celebrates, this is classy and perfectly balanced. It's always a joy to be pleasantly surprised by a tea, and right now I'm definitely happy. A great black tea blend and tea in general.
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