Xavier and Jackie, Teatrade collaborated to send us a sampling of two teas from Maison de thè THEODOR.
My packages arrived around Christmastime, and believe me, I had to exert restraint not to brew these immediately, as the aroma was enveloping.
Once in the car, I set up my tastings in the cars cup holders and asked hubby not to hit any bumps in the road.
At 10:00am I got the invite from Rachel, I Heart Teas and shortly afterwards our guest arrived along with our avid members Nicole, Tea For Me Please, Darlene Meyers-Perry, The Tea Lovers Archives, Julia Matson, Bingley Teas, Jackie, Teatrade.
Geoff has been for quite a while our only male member in this group I am beginning to think it can only be a one-man show J
Xavier had some trouble with the audio and had to go out and come back in and we were all anxious to experience the full effect of his wonderful French accent.
When we all settled introductions were made then it was on to tasting.
In doing research on these teas I also found their website fun as they assign personality characteristics to each tea “Points Of Views Notebook Of The Impertinent”.
Je t’ Aime– macaroon overtones, it was mentioned in description, like pistachio, although we detected almond notes along with floral undertones. The characteristic of this one Gallantry
I understand why these teas appeal to Jackie so delicate and delicious.
In the short space of time, riding from No. Hampton to Greenfield, I must say I so enjoyed seeing my tea friends and sipping along and comparing notes.
Thanks Xavier, Jackie and Rachel for making this one happen.
Until next Tandem Tea Tasting
Jackie, Cups Of Tea With Jackie
Rachel, I Heart Teas
Nicole, Tea For Me Please
Darlene, The Tea Enthusiasts Scrapbook
Julia, Bingley’s Tea
Geoff, Lazy Literatus