Xia Guan Tea Factory has long established itself as a leader in Pu Er markets all over China. Known to produce excellent shou Pu Er tea since the style began in the ‘70s, they have been leading the market with strong exports to Macao, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Tibet. Their teas are highly sought after by collectors.
Discover the highest quality teas, selected directly from the tea gardens.
Grown and processed in the region of Uji in Japan, this "shade-tea" is of great finesse. Shade structures which block up to 70% of the light are placed over the tea plants two weeks before harvest in order to soften the leaves and increase the chlorophyll concentration.
This organic tea, strongly dominated by ginger and lemon, is an ideal mix to get through the cold season. Spicy and tangy, its vegetal liquor is fruity (citrus) and spicy. Warm and friendly from start to finish, it will give you a boost against those winter sore throats.
Another colorful herbal tea with bright flowers to please the eye.
The large green leaves of lemon verbena are escorted by a magnificent retinue of whole flowers, white, orange, blue and mauve.
Here is a delicate blend of raspberry, purple basil and wild rose buds. The stunning deep violet liquor is lively and has a pleasant suppleness relieved by a fine astringency that gives it body.
Harvested in the heart of our beautiful forests, the plants composing this herbal tea will sharpen your taste buds while also acting as a flu breaker, an anti-inflammatory medicine and a powerful release for the respiratory tract.
From the peatland of Lake Saint-Jean, the downy leaves of this native plant of the Rhododendron genus disclose, in infusion, a lively and light liquor, supported by strong citrus and camphor aromas. Its vegetal character is reminiscent of lichen and cedar. Anti-inflammatory and decongestant, its essential oil is also calming.
Amateurs of exceptional tea, here is one of three recent batches coming to us from the annual Bai Hao competition in Taiwan. This one, nominated 2 flowers, as it is the case for about 20 to 25% of the 2000 lots judged, presents beautiful leaves adorned with sumptuous buds. Once infused, they display seductive scents of flowers (orange blossom) and pastries, charging the air with their aromatic power. Its succulent liquor, honeyed and woody, boasts soft resins (cedar), spices (nutmeg) and acidic fruit notes, evoking watermelon in its finale. Like quality teas, this one offers multiple deep and …
This Sencha, crafted by one of our favorite producers in Nara, is composed of a diverse mix of leaves and yellowish stems.
A surprising black wulong from the North of Taiwan. A varied dry leaf gives an deep amber cup with a spicy and fruity nose. Full flavour is sweet with edges of cooked apple and grenadine. Notes of cinnamon bark and nutmeg add to a floral and fruity persistence.