Flavoured rooibos - Gourmet
Be swept away to a tropical island with this warm and indulgent rooibos, featuring flavours of vanilla and almond.
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  • Infusion Time 5'

  • Quantity 0.2oz / 30cl

  • Temperature of infusion 95°C - 200°F

  • Time of the day Evening


A delicious pairing of vanilla and almond against a delicate Rooibos backdrop, for a warm and sophisticated blend.

Sprinkled with pieces of vanilla pods, this naturally caffeine-free tea may be enjoyed at any time of the day or evening.

Did you know? Literally, Rooibos means “red tea” in South African. Contrarily to general belief and its nickname, Rooibos is not a tea, is it a bush. Its plant has the appearance of a small bush and in the spring it is covered with small yellow flowers. Rooibos gives a completely naturally caffeine-free infusion, which is why it is so great for the evening!

Drunk as an infusion by the people of South Africa for the last 300 years, Rooibos has been cultivated and marketed since the 1930’s. Today it is the national drink of South Africa.

It is grown in the Cedarburg mountain of South Africa (125 miles north of Cape Town) at 1500-2000 ft. elevation. Its botanical name is Aspalanthus linearis. There are two varieties of Rooibos: “green” rooibos which is simply dried in the sun, and the more popular red tea” that goes through an oxidation process which gives the plant its characteristic slightly sweet taste and red color.

There are different grades of rooibos, but not much difference between them. However, the one called “long cut” offers the most interesting experience in terms of fine flavors and powerful aromas. It is the most harmonious and it is the only grade Palais des Thés buys.

Suggestion of preparation

To prepare latte rooibos:

Steep 8g in a mixture of 25cl of water at 95°C and 25cl of hot milk for 5min.

Find out more about the latte preparation.


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Serves 8

Preparation time : 20 minutes

View the recipe

Tea ingredients

rooibos (South Africa) (93%), vanilla flavour (3%), marigold petals, vanilla, cream and almond flavours (1%)


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4.8 /5

Based on 11 customer(s) reviews

Isabelle D.   published 04/02/2022 following an order made on 03/12/2022


My husband loves his vanilla tea, such a great balance of flavors, he says.

Rudolph J.   published 02/07/2022 following an order made on 01/12/2022


The Teas are fantastic, great tasting and perfect for any time of day or evening . Very friendly and helpful customer service team stayed in touch with us from the time we ordered to making sure we received the product and enjoyed it.

Kyra R.   published 01/26/2022 following an order made on 01/06/2022


I don’t drink this one as often as the others because it’s kind of like a dessert. Sweet, meant as a treat.

Liza G.   published 01/14/2022 following an order made on 12/25/2021


Delicious herbal tea.

Williams E.   published 12/19/2021 following an order made on 11/23/2021


Great after lunch for digestion

Jewell T.   published 12/02/2021 following an order made on 11/22/2021


One of my new favorites!!!

lisa h.   published 12/01/2021 following an order made on 11/16/2021


My favorite type of tea--perfect for a cozy afternoon.

Kristina O.   published 11/20/2021 following an order made on 11/08/2021


So delicious

Response from the 11/24/2021
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We really appreciate it!Kind regards,The Palais des Thés Customer Service Team

Eleanor F.   published 02/22/2021 following an order made on 12/06/2017


The best tea ever (for Me) Please bring back !

Terry a.   published 02/22/2021 following an order made on 09/11/2018


Serendipitously, I tried this tea at the Westminster Hotel in Paris for breakfast. One tea bag beautifully flavored a medium pot of tea. In each cup I put a little honey. Wonderful taste and aroma. Glad to know it contains no caffeine.

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