La Tranquera Tradicional

La Tranquera is a popular Argentine yerba mate brand that will perk you up with its intense taste. La Tranquera has over 100+ years of experience producing yerba mate in Helechos, Argentina. It’s well-known as a strong yerba mate with a classic flavor.

Characteristics

La Tranquera is a traditional yerba mate variety con palos (with stems). The stems in this yerba mate are typically large and white. In addition, the leaves are large cut. However, a balance is achieved with a sizeable amount of dust. The balance of stems, leaves and dust gives this yerba mate a nice green color.

La Tranquera yerba mate isn’t for the faint of heart, as the flavor is bolder than other Argentine varieties. However, it has a robust flavor with earthy notes. (There’s no smoky flavor in this yerba mate.) It also has a fresh aftertaste. There’s nothing out of the ordinary when it comes to this variety.

La Tranquera is also known as a long-lasting yerba mate, so it’s great for focusing on your studies or work. If you need a pick-me-up in the afternoon, this yerba mate should be your go-to.

Added Flavors

La Tranquera is a traditional yerba mate and doesn’t include added flavors beyond the classic blend. It’s considered a true classic that’s sure to wake you up. 

Nutritional Information

The package of La Tranquera mentions that it’s gluten-free. That’s great news for celiacs and those with gluten-sensitivity. 

Beginner-Friendly Ranking

Because La Tranquera is a stronger variety, it may be a bit much for beginners. However, if you’re looking for a bolder flavor with a traditional cut, this yerba mate is just right for you. 

Packaging

La Tranquera is found in 500g and 1kg packages. The package design shows the emblematic horse in front of a tranquera (gate) - just like the name of this yerba mate!