Though the vast spectrum of green teas can range in flavors from delicately floral to beguilingly vegetal, from fruity to earthy and back again, that hasn't kept tea blenders from the temptation to enhance. Flavored tea—from the traditional to the outré—is a concept somehow less brow-furrowing than, say, flavored creamer: at its most successful an organic process of blending harmonious botanicals towards the end product of a sum greater than (or more novel than) its parts.
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What better way to celebrate the upcoming royal wedding than with a proper cup of tea? Harney and Sons has released Royal Wedding Tea, a special blend of Mutan white tea, almond, coconut, and vanilla. Since it's such a romantic occasion, the tea also gets a scattering of rose buds and petals.
All guests are welcome to sample, for free, the tea of the day as well as one of their own selection—a treasure of an experience for anyone looking to expand their tea knowledge.