This biological lot, produced from older tea plants, originates from one of the most famous gardens in Darjeeling.
From the summit of Mount Zhenghe in Fujian (China), the long golden buds of this black tea are seductive simply from the chocolaty smell of the dry leaves!
Our producer of Wei Shan Mao Jian has revived the old memories of the region and offers us his yellow tea, recently returned to production after many years as the process had been all but lost and forgotten. Composed of a significant proportion of tufted buds, this lot has had a slight anaerobic oxidation in keeping with the tradition of the manufacture of this type of tea. The infusion releases vegetal (fiddleheads) and iodine aromas, evoking smoked mussels. Its light and veiled yellow liquor offers a firm texture complemented by delicious fruity (melon) and floral notes. Its finish is …
With its large leaves (Da Ye) in southwest China (Yunnan), this tea has been lightly rolled into long golden twists.
Here is a beautiful tea in its dry leaf form; the silver luster of its buds offers refined contrast to the oxidized and very uniform leaves.
Produced before the lockdown in India, this early lot from Goomtee’s old seed plants was transformed in the classical style typical of this garden. Dating back to the late 19th century, the Goomtee Tea Estate has more than enough experience to produce a great tasting cup.
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Active for over 130 years, the Castleton garden shines again in classic style. This early lot, produced before the lockdown in India, gives us a rich and tasty liquor enhanced by acidulous and mineral tones.
This exceptional batch, organic no less, comes from one of the flagship gardens of the region. Its long fragile leaves produce its golden liquor with a supple and oily texture supported by the body of its generous tannins. You'll find subtle notes of flowers and berries complementing the more classical aromas of amber, bark and sweet spices. Just lovely from start to finish.
This black tea, a recent innovation of Mr. He, is composed of long curly leaves decorated with golden buds.
A rich and flavorful mid-flush organic delight that crops up every year in Puttabong Tea Estate (known affectionately as the “Clonal Queen”) just north of Darjeeling town.
This superb lot is from the "Heritage" section of this classic garden, planted with 150 year old tea bushes. The infusion of its beautiful whole leaves reveals a clear liquor, lively and balanced, with a rich aroma making it one of the best Darjeelings this year. Its herbaceous and floral notes contribute a surprising lightness to this fine and refreshing tea!