SKU

852

Thé Guimet

Flavoured green tea - Floral & citrus
An exclusive creation with fresh and floral flavours, this green tea evokes cherry blossom combined with zesty citrus notes.
$16.00
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  • Infusion Time 3'

  • Quantity 8g / 50cl

  • Temperature of infusion 75°C - 170°F

Description

Le Thé Guimet is a refined blend of green tea with fresh and floral fragrances, evoking delicate citrus fruit and cherry blossom. Imbued with the spirit of Japan, the recipe also contains a scattering of cornflower petals.

The idea behind the tea was to devise a recipe in homage to Emile Guimet, founder of the eponymous museum. The cornflower petals are a reference to "Guimet blue”, also known as "artificial ultramarine”, which was invented by Jean-Baptiste Guimet, Emile’s father.

The citrus and cherry blossom symbolise the period in Japan when Emile Guimet began acquiring the objects that would later form one of the best-known collections in France dedicated to Asian cultures.

Suggestion of preparation

To prepare hot tea:

Steep 8g (0.28OZ) in 50cl of filtered water at 75°C – 170°F during 3 minutes.

Tea ingredients

green tea (China) (94%), flavours, flower petals (cornflower, sunflower, safflower) (1%), lemon and orange peels (1%), cardamom, ginger, orange blossom

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5 /5

Based on 5 customer(s) reviews

michele c.   published 06/20/2022 following an order made on 05/07/2022

5/5

Love this. A lovely tea.

Maxine M.   published 06/03/2022 following an order made on 05/14/2022

5/5

I love this tea

Jacquelyn F.   published 04/30/2022 following an order made on 04/04/2022

5/5

A great non-caffeinated option for evening tea drinking

Marybeth B.   published 02/26/2022 following an order made on 02/05/2022

5/5

I loved the black tea version, but it was not available, so I tried this instead. More subtle, but still great flavor.

Gerrian W.   published 12/18/2021 following an order made on 12/07/2021

5/5

Love it

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