Rare Earl Grey
Rare Earl Grey

Rare Earl Grey Loose Leaf Black Tea

53 reviews
Regular price £6.99
(16p per cup)

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A traditional Earl Grey (sometimes written as Earl Gray). A handcrafted black, loose leaf tea, with pure bergamot oil from ancient citrus groves in Calabria, southern Italy.

Free from synthetic flavourings.

Full-bodied and rich with heady citrus notes. A British classic made without compromise.

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15 March 2023
Annabelle C.
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Earl grey

Absolutely gorgeous, fresh, light, the bergamot is perfect, real bergamot. I feel nostalgia for visits to an elderly relative who served tea properly, leaves, teapot and strainer, it really is special

25 January 2023
Keely B.
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wonderful Quality Earl Grey

This was recommended in an article I was reading back in 2020 and ever since we've enjoyed a range of such high quality teas from the Rare Tea Company. The Rare Earl Grey taste is very special, the aroma as you open the tin, beautiful Bergamot, and if you enjoy your loose leaf tea I would say these are some of the finest you can find in the UK. They are also a very source conscious company and ensure they support their suppliers. Would highly highly recommend.

27 November 2022
Yazeed A.
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Good but not the best

The smell is so good, but I have tried other teas which are better

21 November 2022
Tobias A.
Norway Norway

Great Earl Grey

Aroma intense with pronounced, clean notes, both quite delicate and strong. Such a contrast to the common industry variants.

29 September 2022
Kirsty H.
Ireland Ireland

Very fragrant

I taste distinct difference in the freshness of the leaves compared to supermarket teabag versions. Like night and day. The bergamot is not cloying but wonderfully complimentary in rounding out the black tea flavour.

Tasting Notes

A clean and exceptionally bright infusion. A malty base with exhilarating citrus notes. It can be enjoyed with or without milk, or a twist of lemon zest.

Spectacularly balanced and highly versatile; it makes a delicious cold infused iced tea and a brilliant base for cocktails.


Use 2.5g of tea per 150ml of water.


For the optimum infusion use 90°C (194°F) water.  If you enjoy your tea with milk, please use 100°C (212°F) water.


Infuse for 45 seconds to 2 minutes, tasting regularly.


You can infuse this tea at least twice.  With each careful infusion, different subtleties of flavour are revealed.  

Cost Per Cup

16p per cup based on 2.5g of tea per 150ml of water and 2 infusions.


The Number One Earl Grey


The Satemwa Estate

Blended from teas lovingly grown and made on a farm called Satemwa on Thyolo Mountain in the Shire Highlands of Malawi.  Satemwa is the oldest tea estate in Malawi, still run by the same family - Alex is the 3rd generation Kay to look after the garden.

No artificial flavours

Real Italian Bergamot

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