Three weeks before hand harvesting, shade structures which filter out up to 90% of sunlight are placed over the tea to develop what is commonly called in Japan "the taste of the shadows. The result is a tea weak in tannins, highly complex and aromatic.
Original gift teas for both beginners and connoisseurs.
Perfect for anyone working from home, this assortment includes three invigorating teas and one relaxing herbal infusion. This quartet is sure to enhance your workday, soothing and stimulating for your comfort and concentration.
This complete package is ideal for enhancing your teleworking moments. With four teas and one herbal infusion, this set also includes one of our favourite brewing tools : the glass beaker with its matching cup. The beaker enables you to infuse your tea using the 'free brew' method, allowing the leaves to release their full potential.
Tasting sets like this are used all over the world for comparative tasting. An equal dose of each tea, is infused in its infusion cup with the lid on and then decanted into the bowl. Tasted side by side, tea professionals will detect the subtle differences within the same family of tea.
Marked by the famous 7542 seal, this Sheng Pu er cake sourced from Taiwan where it has been patiently preserved.
Here is a loose leaf Pu er from the Menghai region which has since aged under dry storage in Hong Kong.
This cake was produced according to one of the most popular recipes in the world of aged teas, and since the creation of this assemblage of medium grade leaves (4) in 1975 by the Menghai factory (2), enthusiasts have not ceased rejoicing.
The Taiwanese potter Lin Jianhong from Luku in Taiwan, refined his study of ceramic art with the great masters of Japan.
An inspiring discovery for Camellia Sinensis, our range of Yixing teapots, from where this originates, is enriched by this artist.
The Art of Tea is a Taiwanese publication containing in-depth discussion and articles from a selection of Asia's most respected tea experts. In this issue:
With more than four centuries of experience at their craft, the Kikuchi Hojudo foundry is a true leader in Wazuqu steel (a Japanese steel of very high quality).