If you lose your way, look for the bergamot sun.
A ship packed with crates of fragrant black teas heeled through inky waters toward the clearing of the bergamot sun in search of the Isle of Lavender—to forever soften this headstrong blend with floral notes.
Black tea is the fully oxidized leaf of Camellia sinensis and requires the most processing. The brewed liquor ranges between dark brown and deep red. Black teas offer the strongest flavors and, in some cases, the greatest astringency.
Did You Know?
This traditional tea is named after British diplomat Earl Charles Grey, who became Prime Minister of the UK in the early 1830s. Legends have sprung up around how the well-traveled Earl may have come by the recipe for this bergomot-flavored tea, but we're just glad he passed it on to the masses.