This multi award-winning Gyokuro is very representative of shade teas from the Uji region.
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.
A well balanced blend of leaves and stems roasted to its characteristic ochre colour.
This tea from Hunan Province is grown without chemical fertilizers or pesticides and is made solely from lovely rolled golden-hued buds.
A Chinese black tea with a large quantity of buds known for its woody and earthy fragrance.
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 tea was cultivated in the Rift Valley from plants of the Assamica variety (the same grown in the Nilgiris, in Southern India).
This divine collaboration of colorful flowers and fine needles of fir seduces the eye at first glance. Its bright and clear liquor fully deploys its tangy (zest) and sweet flavours. Its woody and oily nature (tree resin) intermingles harmoniously with intense scents of thyme. A balanced combination befitting this image of calm strength.
A colourful flowery herbal tea blending orange (marigold), purple (agastache) and dark red (amaranth) with the delicious green of the leaves of lemon balm.
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.