Rooibos, translated from Africaans to mean ‘Red Bush’, a.k.a. ‘Bush Tea’ or ‘Red Tea’ is a green shrub native to South Africa grown only in a small area in the Cederberg region of the Western Cape Province. It is naturally caffeine free, and has been consumed for hundreds of years by the natives of the Cape Town region. Rooibos has a rich red color, with a naturally sweet and slightly nutty flavor, and offers many health benefits such its high antioxidant content.
Origin: South Africa
Tea Oxidation: Naturally Caffeine-Free Herbal Tea
Leaf Aroma: Sweet, nutty, slight citrus
Infusion Aroma: Light, slightly nutty
Infusion Color: Deep Amber
Base Flavor: Fruity, nutty, hint of citrus
Infusion Strength: Medium