From tea bushes cultivated on the region's highest mountains, this renowned tea is produced from a fine harvest of delicate buds. The smooth, cloudy liquor has a fruity and floral bouquet reminiscent of litchi. Upon tasting, this bright cup reveals its astringency, distinctness, and aromatic complexity. The floral and herbaceous notes run from toasted hazelnuts to straw, leaving a fresh miny finish. A fortifying and generous tea.
This lovely tea, produced in the Jiangxi province, is full of silver buds and is endowed with sustained and round vegetal flavours. Along with its light marine and herbaceous character comes a richness stemming from oily notes of hazelnuts and sunflower seeds. A truly flavourful, balanced and multi-faceted tea.
Another rare gem in the exotic tea department, this organic green tea produced off the Korean peninsula, on the island of Jeju, has made its way through our selection and has already established itself as one of our best value for money.
The fine plucking of this tea from Hunan offers a harmonious mix of young leaf buds. The infusion freely releases notes of green vegetables and wild flowers. The pale green liquor, slightly cloudy, is lively and smooth. A generous tea of well balanced finesse.
Mr Wang and his son have been producing exceptional teas all their lives. This specific lot, their highest grade from the spring harvest, comes from their luscious organic garden in Hunan. François, our taster that select teas from this region, couldn’t resist it.
Long buds from old wild tea trees compose this green tea of northern Vietnam. Its light yellow liquor is lively with its fragrances of fruit and vegetable (artichoke). Light and sweet, it has a powdery (icing sugar) and mineral texture, reflecting the downy and wild nature of its young buds. The finish is pleasantly long, floral and refreshing! For all fans of young sheng Pu Er and white teas.
Celebrating their 20th year Camellia Sinensis have created the Tea Studio with an international group of partners, an experimental tea factory in Nilgiri India focussed on the artisanal creation of new teas.
Celebrating their 20th year Camellia Sinensis have created the Tea Studio with an international group of partners, an experimental tea factory in Nilgiri India focused on the artisanal creation of new teas.
In Vietnam, in the north of Hanoi, most families own small tea gardens. Farmers in this poor, rural region have created groups whose members work together to produce each member's tea. It is from this collective effort that this energizing tea emerges, with its sweet vegetal, slightly marine (mussels) and smoky notes. Cultivated without the use of chemical pesticides. For lovers of robust teas.
These long mature leaves undergo a unique transformation in their home of Hou Keng village. Easy to prepare, this tea has a full and balanced liquor, highlighted by a greasy silky texture. Dominated by gourmet vegetal notes, with refined floral nuances that add to its fascinating rusticity. Its finish is slightly mineral and evokes its mountainous forest origins leaving us with a calm soothing note. What else could one want?