Review of Morrisons Zingy Purple Berries Tea

My mission to reduce my caffeine intake has been a great excuse to try new teas. Over the summer I was particularly keen to try fruit tea. I recently visited a Morrisions supermarket and purchased a selection of their teas. So I decided to try their zingy purple berries first.
I liked the purple themed packaging with big strawberries with the berries cascading towards a teacup. The description of the tea is very inviting describing the sweetness from the blueberries and tartness from the blackberries and acai berries. The tea is made from a variety of ingredients with hibiscus listed as the first ingredient followed by various other fruit ingredients which include blackberries and blueberries. No allergens are highlighted in the ingredients list. Although please not it is labelled as being suitable for vegetarians.
On opening the box I greeted by a sealed foil packet. Inside this hid the teabags. On opening the foil packaging I was hit by what I would describe this as a subtle aroma of hibiscus. On my close up sniff test it smelt like a fruit tea which consumed of a cross between blackcurrant and raspberry. I was intrigued by this as they are not in the ingredients list.
On taking a teabag from the foil packet the initial aroma I got on opening the box had disappeared. I tried to not let this out me of. I placed my teabag in my teacup and added the hot water. I left the tea to infuse with the hot water as instructed for between 3-5 minutes. The tea immediately produced a lovely deep purple colour. There was a subtle aroma of what I would describe as being similar to that of a blackcurrant tea. I struggled to smell the blueberry and acai elements to this tea. On sipping the tea I wasn't sure what to expect because I had been a little confused by the aroma. Initially my taste buds were hit by the hibiscus, this was proceeded by a flavour I can only describe as being very similar to blackcurrant but not as strong. I really couldn't distinguish between the three flavours of tea as described on the packaging. That said I enjoyed this subtle fruity flavour to this tea. I wouldn't describing as a refreshing tea, but more of a comforting tea.
So would I recommend this zingy berry tea ? Yes I would as an everyday value tea. I may not have been able to taste the individual berries, but it tasted very similar to a nice blackcurrant tea. It’s a nice comforting tea. It would be a great tea to drink in the autumn. So thank you Morrisions for producing a nice everyday fruit tea.

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