Tahitian Rooibos (Rooibos Des Vahinés)

Rooibos, vanilla & almond
Be swept away to a tropical island with this warm and indulgent rooibos, featuring flavors of vanilla and almond.
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  • Infusion Time 5'

  • Quantity 6g / 30cl - 0.2 oz / 10 fl oz

  • Temperature of infusion 200°F - 95°C

  • 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. Contrary 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!

Enjoyed 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 (0.3 oz) of tea in 1 cup of hot milk and 1 cup of 200°F (95°C) water for 5 minutes.

Learn more about latte preparation.

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Nougat is the ideal pairing for a smooth and harmonious accord.


Creme Caramel With Rooibos Des Vahinés

Creme Caramel With Rooibos Des Vahinés

Serves 8

Preparation time : 20 minutes

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Tea ingredients

Rooibos (South Africa) (93%), vanilla flavor (3%), marigold petals, vanilla, cream and almond flavors (1%)


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4.7 /5

Based on 13 customer(s) reviews

Judie Z.   published 09/09/2022 following an order made on 08/14/2022


always delicious

judy-b o.   published 07/28/2022 following an order made on 07/02/2022


Very light tea flavor, too light in my opinion, to handle the vanilla, which is not to my taste an enhancement.

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

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