From the vast plains of Assam, the Banaspaty garden offers us this tea with uniform and slightly broken leaves.
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This biological lot, produced from older tea plants, originates from one of the most famous gardens in Darjeeling.
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.
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!
From Arya Tea Estate, a relatively small garden in Darjeeling’s East Valley, comes this organic black tea made from fall harvested leaves.
Amateurs of classic Darjeeling teas will be pleased of this rich and balanced autumnal lot from Jungpana Tea Estate. These graceful leaves show sustained oxidation and give a coppery, well-structured infusion. Woody and fruity aromas (zest, raisins) later develop hints of spices, leather and roasted nuts on the palate. A must-add to your morning routine!
The organic and Fairtrade Seeyok Tea Garden produces tea in a perfectly classic Darjeeling way: coppery and woody liquor with just enough astringency to accompany any breakfast.
This black tea comes from the luxurious gardens of Jeju Island, located just a few kilometers off the Korean coast. Formed by volcanic eruptions, Jeju is prime location for the Osulloc tea farms.
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.
High above the Western flanks of the Andes, in La Cumbre region, at over 1800m of altitude we find the luxurious garden origin of this organic black tea.
A unique tea with the barley and woody taste, often found in stronger black teas. The choice of cultivars adds a sweeter edge of sugar cane, cocoa and honey.
A great addition and a perfect morning tea!
To learn more about the producer of this tea, Mr. Juan Pablo Silva read this article.
Fragrant, woodsy, with notes of licorice, this Chinese black tea also has clear and comforting smoky accents.
This innovation from Japan features a tea from a controlled fermentation with an assorted mix of fine khaki leaves. Its dark red liqueur is rich and full, with powerful aromas of dried fruit, bark and roasted cereal. Hints of spices (vanilla) and sugar embellish the flavours of this surprising (and difficult to classify) tea: Pu er or black tea ?!
This up and coming garden once again surprises us with this beautiful batch of leaves and buds.
From magnificent gardens, only a short distance from Darjeeling, the delicate leaves and golden buds of this fall lot have been transformed with care and expertise. The resulting liquor is sweet and light, displaying its rich floral perfumes, honey and subtle fruity (apple) and chocolate accents. Simply exquisite!
Produced at 1600 meters in the mountains of Rwanda by a cooperative of farmers, this black tea shows the classic breakfast signature style.
Japan is not well known for its black teas. It took us five years of research (and tastings) to find a decent representative of this unusual tea style with a true sense of identity.