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Pleine Lune Tea by Mariage Frères

Mariage Frères

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Enchanting Vanilla & Almond-Scented Black Tea from France

Tea Type: Black

Flavor: A warming black tea with delicate honeyed notes and aromas of almonds and sweet spices.

Drink this tea with: Nibble on a ginger scone studded with candied orange peel cubes while sipping this lightly spiced French tea.

Cooking with tea: To create a flavorful BBQ rub, combine tea, fennel, cumin and coriander seeds and grind in a spice grinder. Add salt and demerara sugar. Use on rich, fatty meats like country pork ribs or ribeye steaks.

Words from Mariage Frères tea house: “The splendour of a « Full Moon ». Inspired by that heavenly body and the realm of dreams, this poetic blend combines fragrances evoking the feast of the full moon: fruits, rare spices, and the sweet taste of honey. A true moonbeam.”

More Info

Producer
Mariage Frères
Country
France
Region
Paris
Size
100g tea tin (loose leaf)

Customer Reviews

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Exquisite Tea

I have enjoyed Mariage Freres teas for over 15 years and this is one of my favorites. As other reviewers noted, it is delicious and aromatic. Only wish it came in the 6 oz loose leaf refill as one can only use so many of the tea tins.

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Judie
My new favorite

I certainly cannot improve upon Mariage Frère's apt description and can only add that it's almondy/mildly spicy flavor is as exciting as watching the "plein lune".

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Christy
Lightly spicy

Pleine Lune is one of my favorite autumn teas. It has a very light spice flavor and the almond gives it a creamy, smooth sweetness. It's not unlike chai tea, but much more subtle and great straight up.

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Jessica
Very Delicious

This is my first tea from France and I assure you it is worth every cent. Opening the box and the canister is an experience in of itself. The smell of the tea is delightful, and it never loses that aroma, even after you make a cup. I am not a straight black tea drinker but this one tea I could drink with nothing added to it. It still tastes great even if you add cream/milk and honey/sugar. I highly recommend this tea for people who like very sweet, flavorful, and aromatic teas.