Mate is a classic South American drink that is consumed traditionally in a gourd using a metal straw with a filter on the end. Our Chino Mate has a base of the world renowned Argentinian mate which has a very high natural caffeine content. Paired with ginger root, cinnamon, cardamom, and a splash of vanilla, this mate with keep you warm and very spicy. You can mix this tea with milk or drink it "as is". Either way, you are going to have a great cup of tea to keep you warm through the cold nights.