Notes of jasmine, lavender, sweet pea and bergamot are combined with strawberry and vanilla in this smooth and well-rounded blend of green and black teas. This tea evokes the beautiful florals that are a quintessential part of Victorian gardens. Enjoy this tea neat or with milk, hot or as an iced tea. Adding a touch of honey or sugar will enhance the sweet strawberry notes.

Ingredients: black tea, green tea, lavender flowers, malva flowers, blue cornflower petals, strawberry pieces, natural and artificial flavouring.

Caffeine Caffeinated
Cup Strength Medium-Strong
Origin Blend
Type Green/Black Blend

The Best!!  Review by  ['Fern']

Cannot be without this tea! On it's own or mixed with plain black tea it is just exquisite!

Posted on 2023-11-13

Great tea  Review by  ['MJ']

I've been a huge fan of this tea for several years. It has the right blend of black and green tea and the aroma is amazing. The floral and strawberry notes are there but not overwhemingly so. A lovely, balanced tea. Perfect in the summer and equally perfect in the winter.

Posted on 2023-09-01

The dankest tea I have ever drank  Review by  ['Peggy Flowers']

A delicious tea that can brighten up any morning. Literally thinking about buying a whole bag of this stuff since it is probably some of the best tea that has ever graced my life. Wondrous, Fabulous, effervescent, exciting, enchanting, alluring, beautiful; all of the best adjectives that could be used to describe how this tea is going to tantalize your taste buds. BUY IT!

Posted on 2022-10-05

Delicious and delicate  Review by  ['Beata']

I love the taste of traditional teas and Earl Gray is my usual 'go-to' black tea. The description of this tea lives up to its taste. It's a delicate tea with subtle floral tones. It's so smooth. I've only had it hot and love the aroma of this tea in the morning as I gear up to start my day. So delicious! Love it!!!

Posted on 2022-02-19

A rare disappointment  Review by  LM

I've loved every other tea I've tried from Murchie's and was excited to try this one, but when it arrived I was disappointed at how few of the flavours in the description come through for me in the tea. I can taste strawberries, and a hint of jasmine if I think about it, and that's about it. If I tasted it blind I'd probably have guessed it was a strawberry black tea. Oh well, they can't all be winners!

Posted on 2021-10-26

One of my all time fav teas  Review by  ['David LB']

If you are looking for a taste of summer this is the tea for you! Absolutely delicious! Keep it stocked all year round.

Posted on 2021-02-21


This is probably one of the best things I have ever tasted in my life. It tastes like the essence of summer itself and the flavour of fresh strawberries really comes through beautifully. I have reached enlightenment.

Posted on 2018-04-14

favorite!  Review by  Paula

This is an all-time favorite of mine! I love the flavor blend. Have only had the tea hot as I love to inhale the aromas.

Posted on 2018-04-02

Best tea iced!!   Review by  Bradley

This tea is extremely desirable iced. With some sugar and honey is the best combo. Tryed lemon and lime and didn't taste the best. I also mixed it with some of the rose cognac loose leaf.

Posted on 2017-06-14

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Flavour Profile Guide

Tea and coffee tasting is a very individual, multi-dimensional experience: one person’s perfect cup can be too strong or weak, too brisk or watery for the next person. At Murchie’s, we believe that the best tea or coffee is the one that YOU like the best! We use the following flavour profile guides to help compare our teas and coffees within a relative scale.

Tea Strength Ratings

This rating method indicates the strength of flavour each tea has when brewed according to our brewing guide.

Light/Delicate Tea | Murchie's Tea & Coffee              Light/Delicate: Very light in colour and delicate in flavour
Medium Tea | Murchie's Tea & Coffee              Medium: Medium-light cup with slightly fuller cup
Medium-Strong Tea | Murchie's Tea & Coffee              Medium-Strong: Medium-dark cup, medium body, and full flavour without harshness
Strong Tea | Murchie's Tea & Coffee              Strong: Full body, rich cup, takes milk well
Very Strong Tea | Murchie's Tea & Coffee               Very Strong: Rich, dark cup with very full, strong flavour and briskness

Coffee Ratings

We rate the flavour properties of our coffees along two dimensions: roast and body.

Roast is simply a result of how long and how hot the beans have been roasted, which can be seen in the colour of the finished bean, and typically results in general flavour traits:

Light Roast           More acidity, brightness and a slight pucker
Medium Roast           Slightly richer flavours, some acidity, enhanced creaminess
Dark Roast           Distinctive roasted flavour, sometimes notes of toasted sugar or charcoal

Body is the term used to describe how the brewed coffee feels in your mouth:

Light Body           Easy to drink with little lingering flavour, ‘thin’ or ‘clean’ feeling on the palate
Medium Body           Heavier, creamier mouth-feel with more lingering flavour
Full Body           Rich, full-mouth feeling: hits all of the palate and lingers

Brewing Guide | Murchie's Tea & Coffee

Tea Brewing Guide

Different types of teas should be brewed according to certain times and water temperatures to bring out their best flavours. Use this guide as a starting point, and then experiment until you find the perfect brewing method for your favourite tea.

Based on approximately one level teaspoon (2.5g) of loose tea or one tea bag per 6-8 ounce (180-240ml) cup. For stronger flavour, add more tea. Brewing for longer may increase the strength of the tea, but will likely also cause bitterness.

Brew times shown in minutes.

Coffee Brewing Guide

The simplest methods for brewing coffee are drip coffee, pour over and French press. These guidelines are a starting point; modify the ratio of coffee to water, the grind, and brewing time to your taste. If your coffee is not strong enough, increase the proportion of coffee per cup of water, grind the beans finer, or allow them to brew longer – or any combination of these factors. If your coffee is too strong, simply do the opposite.

Drip coffee or pour over method: hot water is gradually poured over coffee grounds and slowly drips through

  • Fine to medium grind coffee
  • 1.5 to 2.5 tablespoons of coffee per cup of water
French press: coffee grounds are ‘steeped’ in hot water, and then a filter presses down the grounds, allowing the finished coffee to be poured off
  • Coarse grind coffee
  • 1 to 1.5 tablespoons of coffee per cup (e.g. 4-6 tbsp for a 4-cup French press)
  • Pour about 1/3 of the water over the coffee grinds; wait about 30 seconds and then pour in the rest
  • Wait 4-5 minutes, then push down the plunger to separate the grounds from finished coffee, and enjoy!

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