The Beguiling Sweetness of Icewine Tea
Icewine tea is a special type of loose leaf tea that captures the essence of Canadian Icewine in every sip. It is carefully crafted to bring out the unique flavors and aromas of this sweet dessert wine, making it a must-try for any tea lover.
What is Icewine?
Icewine, also known as Eiswein in German, is a type of dessert wine made from grapes that are frozen while still on the vine. This freezing process concentrates the sugars and flavors in the grapes, resulting in a rich and sweet wine with notes of pear, berry, and caramel.
The unique climate of Canada's Niagara region makes it one of the most ideal places for producing Icewine. The cold and frosty winters allow grapes to naturally freeze and stay on the vine for a longer period, creating a more intense flavor profile.
The Making of Icewine Tea
To make Icewine tea, the leaves are hand-picked when they are at their peak freshness before undergoing a careful drying and oxidizing process. This process transforms the leaves into a deep and bold black tea that serves as the perfect base for the Icewine flavors to shine through.
The infused flavors of pear, berry, and caramel add a delightful twist to the traditional black tea. The result is a sweet and aromatic cup of tea that can be enjoyed hot or iced.
To truly enhance the natural flavors of Icewine tea, it is recommended to consume it with a hint of sugar. This helps bring out the sweetness and highlights the fruity notes in every sip.
You can also experiment with different brewing methods, such as steeping for longer periods or adding milk to create a creamy and indulgent cup of tea.
So why not treat yourself to a cup of Icewine tea and experience the beguiling sweetness of this one-of-a-kind tea? Whether you're a tea connoisseur or looking to try something new, Icewine tea is sure to make a lasting impression. Cheers!
1oz of loose leaf tea will produce about 11 - 13 cups of 8oz tea
2oz of loose leaf tea will produce about 23 - 26 cups of 8oz tea
4oz of loose leaf tea will produce about 47 - 51 cups of 8oz tea
Ingredients: Black tea, White tea, Currants, Natural flavors, Ontario Ice wine.
Tea(s) Origin: Sri Lanka / Kenya / India / China / Canada
Region(s): Nuwara Eliya + Dimbula + Uva / Nandi Highlands / Nilgiri / Fujian / Ontario
Growing Altitude: 4000 - 8500 feet above sea level
Grade: OP (Orange Pekoe)
Manufacturer Type(s): Orthodox (Traditional leafy)
Antioxidant Level: High
Caffeine Content: Medium
Brewing Instructions for Icewine Tea from About The Cup
- Filtered or Spring Water is Best
- Heat water to 212 degrees
- 1 Perfect teaspoon of Icewine Loose Leaf Tea
- Everyone’s taste is different, for a stronger flavor use a heaping teaspoon
- Add Icewine Loose Leaf to your favorite infuser
- Pour 8 ounces of 212 degree water
- Let Steep for 4 – 5 minutes
- Enjoy your cup of Icewine Loose Leaf Tea!