Classic Chinese Black Tea from Qimen (Keemun) region, in Anhui province. One of the most popular black teas in China. Made mostly from mature leaves with little to no buds, this type of harvest is Anhui’s specialty (a similar pluck to the Lu An Gua Pian).
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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.
Brisk and fresh in taste, this matcha comes from a certified organic garden in Kirishima, Kyushu Island (South of Japan).
Temi, for many years the only garden in Sikkim, produces its teas in the style of neighbouring Darjeeling. This summer harvest has whole leaves of varied colours and is rich with fine buds. Its amber and woody liquor is enhanced by delicious aromas of spices and cocoa. A strong and honest tea is softened by gentle notes of Muscat.
Produced at 1600 meters in the mountains of Rwanda by a cooperative of farmers, this black tea shows the classic breakfast signature style.
This legendary Chinese green tea needs no introduction. Its name figures in most (if not every) list of the country’s best green teas. Quite unique in style, the harvest comes from mature leaves, selected for their aromatic intensity, instead of the bud and first leaf. Though many different grades are readily available on the market, the highest grades, the Grand Crus, from this World-renown terroir, are much harder to come by. It is the first time we have such a premium grade.
This organic bancha from the Kagoshima region in southern Japan meets all the criteria for a great everyday green tea.
Harvested by hand and skilfully transformed, this Sencha green tea comes from M. Sakai’s gardens in Tenryu (western Shizuoka). Vast and picturesque, the region is home to many passionate growers and has a reputation for producing very high quality teas.
This Sencha, crafted by one of our favorite producers in Nara, is composed of a diverse mix of leaves and yellowish stems.
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.
This multi award-winning Gyokuro is very representative of shade teas from the Uji region.
This black tea from the plains of Assam in India is composed of fine whole leaf and a generous amount of golden tips. Notes of malt and dried fruit are complemented by floral and woody high notes. Its rich and creamy liquor has a slightly camphorated long persistence creating a sense of freshness!