earl-grey-classic.jpeg

Description

British Prime Minister Earl Grey gave his name to this hugely popular tea back in the 1830s, and has since been thought of as a classic English afternoon tea. Its flavour is made up of simple black tea flavoured with stimulating oil of bergamot.
Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

AromaticZesty
Our version of this ever-popular blend, created by our tea experts some 90 years after Earl Grey’s teatime debut. A refreshing tea with abundant citrus notes, it pairs perfectly with rich sweet or savoury flavours – from dark chocolate to spiced lamb.
Delicate
Afternoon
China & Ceylon
How to Brew

How to Brew

For every cup you wish to make, add a rounded teaspoon of leaves to your pot. Add freshly-boiled water, brew for 3-5 minutes, place your strainer over your cup and pour. For tea bags, simply brew in your cup for 3-5 minutes, remove and enjoy.

Description

British Prime Minister Earl Grey gave his name to this hugely popular tea back in the 1830s, and has since been thought of as a classic English afternoon tea. Its flavour is made up of simple black tea flavoured with stimulating oil of bergamot.

Get kitted out

Fortnum's Silver-Plated Heart Tea Infuser

Fortnum's Silver-Plated Heart Tea Infuser

£35.00

Fortnum's Famous Tea Bag Selection, 60 Tea Bags

Fortnum's Famous Tea Bag Selection, 60 Tea Bags

£13.95

Why not also taste

Decorative Gift Caddy Selection, 3 x 50 Tea Bags

Decorative Gift Caddy Selection, 3 x 50 Tea Bags

The perfect gift for a tea lover. The set comprises of three of our favourite loose leaf teas – Earl...
£45.00
Afternoon Blend Tea Bags Decorative Caddy

Afternoon Blend Tea Bags Decorative Caddy

A blend from the higher and lower regions of Ceylon delivering a light, refreshing flavour with real...
£15.00
Royal Blend, 50 Tea Bag Tin

Royal Blend, 50 Tea Bag Tin

In this classic Royal Blend notes of Flowery Pekoe from Ceylon uplift the maltier Assam to create a ...
£12.50
Product Information