Guarani people learned to enjoy Yerba mate and Spanish adopted this habit and remained unchanged trough five centuries of history. In Argentina, mate is the most consumed drink second to tap water. A very invigorating herbal, great hot ad cold. My mother used to prepare it cold excellent drink for summer days. This is a great pick me up drink; if you like caffeine this is your herb.
Dry leaf: Uniform, with no excess stems
Aroma: Aged Yerba mate is grassy and earthy
Color: Light green algae
Liquor texture and aroma: good presence in the mouth, earthy, grassy and slightly citrusy.