Flavor: Montagne d’Or is a soft black tea with mild notes of green apple and stone fruit with subtle floral aromas.
Drink this tea with: A buttery shortbread cookie slathered in Bay Tree Lemon Curd.
Cooking with tea: Substitute lightly brewed tea in lieu of half the water in Deborah Madison’s recipe for Dried Fruit Compote. Serve over fresh ricotta, ice cream or even alongside roasted meats.
Words from Mariage Frères tea house: “"Golden Mountain" is a lovely tea of mountain fruits & traditional flavored Chinese teas. The fruits come from the Golden Triangle, the area between Thailand, Burma, and China.”