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.
Discover the highest quality teas, selected directly from the tea gardens.
This black tea from Fujian (Wuyi Mountains) has beautiful full leaves, slightly rolled into thin twists. The vegetal (roasted parsnip) aromas and malty, nutty and chocolatey notes are superimposed on the bittersweet character of the liquor. The presence of buds is also manifested by a floral and sweet finish.
A great addition to our aged tea menu this 357g cake is from a more obscure terroir, compressed using ancient traditions of China.
These large, dark, metallic leaves come from the blue mountains of the Nilgiris, in Southern India. It is a stunning example of a tea from this category and is sure to please fans of light and aromatic black teas. Fruity (candied papaya, peach) and lightly floral (osmanthus) bouquet.
Produced at 1600 meters in the mountains of Rwanda by a cooperative of farmers, this black tea shows the classic breakfast signature style.
This lightly fermented tea comes from Yongde region in Yunnan, the “hub" of Shou Pu er.
Originating from ecological plantations (Sheng Tai), this Shou Pu er was compressed in the traditional form of the bird's nest (tuo cha).
Pressed into small 5 gram nests (tuo) For easy preparation, this PuEr harvested in 2011 around the Bulang mountains was produced and stored in Menghai by Vesper Chan. This ideal portion for brewing in teapot, gaiwan, or in your favorite mug at the office, makes this tea perfect for lovers of simplicity.