Teas

Discover the highest quality teas, selected directly from the tea gardens.

Kabusecha Takamado

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. Its infusion, vegetal in character, is delicately sweet and velvety. Notes of spinach, peas and cashew blend leaving a persistent pleasantly marine aftertaste.

Kamairicha Organic

From an organic culture on Kyushu Island, this tea is produced by pan-fried method (kamairi), instead of the conventional Japanese method of steaming. This type of transformation gives a particular balance between bitterness and sweetness. The liquor has a pleasant nutty aroma and a flavor similar to chestnuts with a slightly sweet and citrusy after taste. Great combination of smoothness and intensity.

Laos Pu Er Sheng 2018 Phong Sali

Without venturing far into Laos we find farmers producing tea using the ancestral methods of Yunnan. In Phong Sali, producers work their teas with great care, rivaling (and even occasionally surpassing) the quality those of their famous neighbors… often at much lower prices.

Liu Bao Shen Xiang 1987

Thirty years of Guangxi's humid climate has benefited this aged tea, slowly developing its large curly leaves. Its opaque and rich liquor is velvety and deeply marked by its woody (root) and mineral character. Shades of leather and dried fruit (prune) accompany the fine scent of ginseng (Sen Xiang) that tickles the palate. A long mineral finish leaves behind a sweet aftertaste.  

Liu Bao Shi Shan Gu Shu 2016 (théiers de 100 ans)

This beautiful addition to our list of aged teas will please all lovers of rustic and traditional teas. Its large autumn leaves, picked a year after budding, come from ancient trees perched on the slopes of Shi Shan Mountain. Its liquor has a smooth and sweet texture enhanced by notes of camphor, ripe fruit and tobacco. Accents of spices and firewood, typical of ancient cultures, support a light and generous finish.

Liu Bao Ye Sheng Gu Shu 2002

This tea, a little over 15 years old, was produced according to a historical heritage dating back nearly 1,500 years. Compressed in large baskets of bamboo (sometimes up to 50 kg) it consists of a mixture of leaves and stems blackened by moisture and time. Its sweet and earthy liquor is embellished with rooting aromas of spices (anise) and burnt wood. It also ranks in the family of Liu Bao Binlang Xiang (betel fragrance) because of the character naturally developed by its artisanal production. The finish is surprisingly fresh and sweet. 

Long Jing Shi Feng

Praised for the beauty of its steeping leaves and the fresh chestnut scents they give off, Long Jing is the most famous green tea in China. Harvested in Shi Feng (original terroir), Zhejiang, this small production (20kg) is masterfully created by the Tang family, with whom we have been working since 2003. Complex aromas and smooth liquor, this grand cru combines aromatic richness and finely balanced flavors.

Long Jing Zhejiang Organic

A great Chinese Classic whole leaf with a bright tint of  jade.  A clear green liquor, brisk and tasty with elegant floral and grassy notes well structured with an edge of fresh hazelnut.  

Long Jing Zhejiang Organic (Tea Box)

Our tea packs contain a selection from our bestselling teas.  Inside: each tea is vacuum packed to retain freshness and to assure authenticity.  Outside: the box is covered with all the information you need on the tea's origin, the producer profile, a taste description plus the tea's levels of antioxidants and caffeine.

Lu An Gua Pian

This green tea from Anhui is one of China’s ten most famous teas. Its reputation comes from a very specific plucking, where only mature leaves are taken from the trees and the buds left in place. Heated in steel woks and flattened with bamboo brushes, the leaves take on a bluish tint that really highlights this great style.

Lychee & Peony

This green tea embellished with peony petals and essence of lychee offers a balanced and sweet liquor. A long floral persistence transports us to the heart of an exotic country.

Matcha Choan

Made from one of the finest tencha there is, this Matcha has incredible finesse. The fresh, buttery aroma is subtle and light. As sweet as freshly shucked peas. Milky and slightly marine, a perfectly balanced cup.

Matcha Sendo

This Matcha has an aroma of berries and dark chocolate. On the palate, you'll be seduced by the rich and full texture, and the surprising notes of Jerusalem artichokes.

Matcha Sora

Rich with the knowledge of 16 generations of tea producers, Mr Marukyu offers us this amazingly accessible and addictive matcha. This fine green tea powder delivers an experience of exquisite intensity with its liquor bearing rich tastes of herbs and algae. Ideal for all culinary explorations. 

Matcha Sora (40g box)

Rich with the knowledge of 16 generations of tea producers, Mr Marukyu offers us this amazingly accessible and addictive matcha. This fine green tea powder delivers an experience of exquisite intensity with its liquor bearing rich tastes of herbs and algae. Ideal for all culinary explorations. 

Matcha Taiki Organic (40g bag)

This finely milled green tea, produced by M.Tsutsumi and his team comes from Mie Prefecture.