Plucked by hand and aged since 1999 by successive charcoal roasting, this high mountain tea offers an infusion with glossy black leaves and warm fragrances. Its liquor is rounded, velvety and deploys a broad range of aromatic nuances, with accents through woods and vanilla to notes of iodine (seaweed) and empyreumatics (coffee, caramel). The finish is gentle and deep.
Anji Bai Cha is a treasure of refinement visible in the sight of its beautiful threadlike leaves, resembling pine needles. In the infusion they blossom to provide a liquor of a translucent jade hue. On the palate, sweet and tangy flavors are enhanced by vegetal notes (bok choy), gourmet (pine nuts, butter) and flowers. A tasty tea with a sublime and delicate finish.
Aged for almost ten years, this wulong from Mr. Xu is sure to charm all admirers with the scent of brown sugar that emanates from its blend of whole leaves and fine silver buds. In infusion flavours of bark and roasted coffee dominate the aromatic spectrum. Its liquor, clear and mineral, retains a certain vitality despite its years of dormancy. Buckwheat (honey) and butter caramel notes enhance the slightly spicy pastry aspect of this tea from the North West of Taiwan.
Rolled in the classic style of Long Jing, this is a beautiful creation from our producer of Huiming. A delightful tender green colour, this tea, grown from the modern cultivar Bai Ye no.1, presents beautiful flat leaves. Sweet and full, the liquor is silky and fluid. Its dominant vegetal character (bok choy) is vitalized by floral notes and a fine acidity reminiscent of green apple. A tea that asserts itself gently.
A flat-leaf Japanese green tea from the region of Shizuoka. Contains very little caffeine. Gives a sweet liquor with very little astrincency. A perfect introduction to Japanese tea.
Amateurs of oddities will be served with this rare green tea from Bhutan. Even more than served. In Samcholing village, 43 acres of land were dedicated to tea farming and a micro-factory was put in place to produce an average of 600 kg of fresh leaves each year. The only tea production in the country. The project, led by an all-women cooperative, represent a serious accomplishment on both socio-cultural and agricultural levels. Bringing dignity and financial stability to the 27 families living there, the tea fields, sitting at 1800m high, produce one of the finest raw material on the planet.
Produced in Du Yun Mountain (Guizhou), Bi Luo Chun tea is made from extremely fine plucking where tender young buds make up most of the harvest. Skillfully transformed by M. Li’s hand in traditional woks, these tiny rolled shoots give off surprisingly intense fragrances. Deep herbal aromas in a full-bodied brew, this rich and tasty tea possesses a unique balance between body and finesse.
This famous "rock wulong" from Fujian is offered in this version aged for more than twenty years.
Coming straight from a new garden project perched at 1,200 meters above sea level in eastern Guizhou, this tea harvested from 5-year-old seedlings of the Fuding Da Bai cultivar was grown without chemicals, as evidenced by the results of our laboratory tests in Shanghai. Its name (De Jian Long Zhu) refers to the young shoots strewn with buds rolled into small pearls that make up this everyday green tea. A bold and frankly vegetable liquor, evoking the taste of snow peas. Fruity and empyreumatic accents (smoked mussels) complete the tasting of this accessible, thirst quenching tea.
From Guizhou Province in China, this tea has a beautiful contrast of silver buds and dark green curled leaves. The infusion provides bold marine and vegetable (fried spinach) aromas. The liquor is light yellow, slightly cloudy, lively and sweet, complemented by pleasant fruity (melon) and vegetable accents. A strong and refreshing tea perfect for warm weather!
Fermenting tea in Shaanxi usually implies Erotium Cristatum to form Golden Flowers (Jin Hua) on the leaves. Visible on the pressed bricks, these light golden specks are responsible for the typical woody and fruity aromas found in their infusion.
Compressed into impressive 1 kilo bricks, this aged tea is always appreciated by the inhabitants of the northern steppes for its digestive and nutritional benefits. Its liquor is full and sweet, supported by savoury tannins giving it structure. Its fruity and woody character evokes cherry and its kernel. The natural fermentation of this tea is also evident through its mineral and earthy nuances. The mouth feel is pure and satisfying!
This classic combination of Bancha and grilled rice. A gentle balance of grassy japanese tea and the natural sweetness of rice.
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.
A delicate combination of Sencha and Matcha (powder tea)with grilled rice. A gentle balance of grassy japanese tea and the natural sweetness of rice.