Davinci's Secret

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Leonardo touches the night sky! Opens with sweet and warming anise licorice.

Fans of Leonardo Davinci’s famous painting know: no one has ever figured out what the Mona Lisa is smiling about. Thankfully, we’ve crafted this artistic blend of herbs with an anise-forward character for you to sip while pondering this, and various other of the world’s great mysteries. We think she might be smiling about this blend.

Anise, Licorice, Butterfly blue pea flower, Candy*, Currant, Rosehip, Fennel, Hibiscus, Nettle, Calendula petals, Jasmine buds, Natural flavors. *(Candy: Sugar, Cornstarch, Rice flour, Palm oil, Confectioner’s glaze, Vegetable oil (coconut, canola), Artificial color, Gum acacia, Xanthan gum, Tapioca starch, Tapioca syrup, Titanium dioxide (color), natural+artificial flavor, Yellow5, Yellow6, Red40, Blue1, Potassium sorbate, Mono+diglycerides, Polysorbate 60.)

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T. Kettle offers a large, premium assortment of original and new loose-leaf tea blends naturally sourced, certified vegan, kosher, and organic yielding rich flavours.

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This T Kettle blend makes me scratch my head a little bit because it really seems like it’s supposed to be T Kettle’s attempt at recreating Bravissimo – which is an old DT classic that recently made a reappearance as a limited edition tea…

It’s not the concept of them trying to dupe the blend in general which confuses me – that’s clearly been a pattern with many DT blends and a very obvious amount of effort seems to have gone into finding a name in the same style as “Bravissimo” without actually using Bravissimo. That’s more the part that stumps me – because presumably a lot of thought was put into the name/recreation, and yet there were sprinkles added to the tea which seems like a pretty fundamental misunderstanding of the kind of customer that was often buying Bravissimo – a blend intended to be soothing on a sore throat!? I’m sorry but, at least in my mind, Sprinkles does not a Wellness blend make.

With that said, it tastes fine – very licorice forward, but I appreciate that it’s “anise” licorice and not the unpleasant cloying sweetness of licorice root. Man, I just can’t stand licorice root. I think I actually prefer T Kettle’s “Throat Rescue” recreation though, which has a very similar anise like flavour profile – I’m blanking on what they named theirs, though…

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