This innovation from Japan features a black tea from a controlled fermentation with an assorted mix of fine khaki leaves.
Its dark red liqueur is rich and full, with powerful aromas of dried fruit, bark and roasted cereal. Hints of spices (vanilla) and sugar embellish the flavours of this surprising (and difficult to classify) tea: Pu er or black tea ?!
- Producer: M. Morishita
- Altitude: 400m
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Pu er Shou 2005 Haiwan
This Shou Pu er produced by the Haiwan factory, Yunnan, is composed of leaves of medium size compressed into a disc of 357 grams.
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Behind these delicate and textured pieces, we discover a new ceramist with a firmly established style.
Ali Shan 2004 (Charcoal)
Plucked by hand and aged since 2004 by successive charcoal roasting, this high mountain tea offers an infusion with glossy black leaves and warm fragrances.
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In the coming weeks, many of us will be spending more time at home. Though this unusual situation seems a challenge at first, it can be also be seen as an opportunity to spend quality time with loved
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Discover Japanese Black Teas
At less than one percent of Japan’s total tea production, black tea is very much a marginal product in a very green tea oriented industry. Rare and hard to find, its roots are run deep in Japanese
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The Japanese tea Nadeshiko – riding the border between a Black Tea and a Pu Er
We discovered a tea in Nadeshiko back in 2012 in its experimental phase. Passing through the "airlock" between the tea processing room and the fungus inoculation chamber, we knew that we had found
We discovered a tea in Nadeshiko back in 2012 in its experimental phase. Passing through the