Popped into Adagio the other day after a long time to shop for a new tea tumbler when I spotted this tea. The smell of it was incredible – full of juicy lychees and luscious rose. It reminded me of this yummy floral Persian ice cream I had in LA. Normally I’m not a big fan of flavored tea, and Adagio’s blends have been severely disappointing in the past. But curiosity got the better of me and the saleslady was nice enough to brew up a small sample for me over ice.
This had a sweet lychee flavor nicely balanced with a soft rose and hint of artichoke from the green tea base. Both flavors taste natural and nothing overpowers. Lychee is quite floral on its own so the rose complements it very well. The green tea gets kind of lost in this whole mixture though and what little I tasted of it, didn’t seem all that fresh. But that’s easily remedied by blending it with a straight green tea.
Flavors: Artichoke, Floral, Lychee, Rose