Duchess of Bedford Retail TinLoose Leaf Tea | Black
Order in quantities of 6 units per mastercase.
AROMA: Fresh & invigorating
PALATE: Lingering, muscatel notes
PURPOSE: Slow down time
An elegant blend of muscatel Darjeeling, Ceylon and perfumed jasmine.
Black tea and green tea blended with jasmine flowers and natural flavors
BLEND NO. 3511
During the 19th century, it was the custom to take an early breakfast and a late supper. Anna Maria Stanhope, the seventh Duchess of Bedford (1783-1857), found that this long gap between meals resulted in a "sinking feeling" at about four o'clock, and so invented Afternoon Tea as a way to fill the gap.