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!
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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 ?!
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.
Here is a rare black tea from Taiwan, made using the well known T-18 cultivar which is derived from a cross between a large leafed tea from Burma (Ashamu) and a wild tea tree from southern Taiwan.
This Indian Darjeeling black tea is a perfect introduction to Second Flush and one of the best we have had in the catalogue for years. The garden of Castleton, 130 years of experience and one of the most prestigious of the region, is essential tasting for any tea connoisseur.
Originating in Guangdong, this black tea bears the typical form of the wulong teas produced in the Feng Huang region.
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.
The major producing region of Fujian brings us these small dark leaves with coppery buds and fragrances of opulent flowers (peony), musk, and sweet spices. On the palate, its sweet taste combines with a range of woody (conifer) and fruity aromas. Supple and balanced, its liquor offers a lovely gourmet persistence of cocoa and peanut oil. A must for any fan of black tea.
This is the perfect cellar to impress the gallery! Classic and balanced, the liquor is red in the image of the cinnamon that is in the foreground and adorns its taste with a delicately sweet tip.
Here is a custom made chai to bring warmth to everyday life. Its dark liquor is woody and offers a dark and vigorous character, reflecting the ingredients that make up the mixture.