An organically grown white tea from Simao in Yunnan Province in China. It was harvested by hand at an altitude of about 1500-1600 m above sea level, a bud and one to two leaves plucking style. The fragrance of the dry tea leaves is fresh and the infusion tastes smooth, sweet and soft with nutty tones and a subtle florality. The aroma and texture of this tea reminds one of an aged white tea.
Supreme Black Yunnan is just another name for Yunnan Golden Tips black tea but it comes as a cut version of it We can also call it British or Indian cut. Thanks to the cut style, it brews faster and stronger, it makes a perfect morning tea and it is perfectly suited for gastro applications (hotels, restaurants, etc.). The brew itself has a reddish brown color., aroma is strong sugary and floral with a slight roasted undertone. The taste is smooth and sweet and the aftertaste is refreshing and clean.
Tender leaves of this high quality white tea have been carefully hand processed to create neat silver needles. There are plenty of white hairs on the leaves, indicating a well processed tea. The pale liquor is very clear and bright, lightly darkening as the tea cools. It has a slight vegetal, floral and woody aroma. The clean taste has a herbaceous profile, you can recognize light cinnamon spice aroma when brewed. Thick and sweet. Very lubricating mouth-feel that stays in the mouth after drinking. The aftertaste is crisp, with lightly sweet, fruity and woody notes. This tea is extremely easy-going with a fresh, cleansing taste.
Yerba maté is without doubt one of the most popular South American beverages. Drinking of Yerba maté has become a ritual in the culture of the original inhabitants of South America. It is traditionally drunk in groups, within the family or at meetings of friends, during which the group frequently shares both the calabus (a vessel traditionally made from pumpkin) and the bombil (a traditional straw). At present the largest producers of maté are Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. Maté supports the function of the kidneys, strengthens the immune system and stabilises blood sugar levels.
Darjeeling Rohini Enigma Gold is a pure second flush from Rohini Tea Estate. A rare tea with rich complex overtones. Smooth and Sweet. The leaf is well made tending brownish with some reddish flaky leaves and fair amount of tips visible. The cup is a bright Reddish Gold and has a distinct flavour and discernable aroma. A Tea to be enjoyed any time of the day. It is full-bodied tea with sweet muscatel and honey flavors, floral notes.
This sublime 2017 First Flush from the Glenburn tea garden in Darjeeling is nothing short of perfection. In an ethereal and completely blissful sip, one is transported to the mystical and spiritual mountainsides of the Himalayas. The name ‘White Moonshine’ perfectly captures the essence of this tea. Every swig feels like a mouthful of midnight moonlight. Only the most experienced pickers are allowed to work on this tea. Blooming from the mist that rises of the river Rungeet, Glenburn Moonshine is made exclusively from the most tender shoots. Handled with extreme care, all natural health promoting properties are preserved.
Excellent highest category Luk On, which has undergone a long process of ageing. Balanced climatic conditions are essential for the quality and taste of ageing teas, and these conditions change little during this process. The climate of the Chinese province of An Hui, from where this tea originates, is determined amongst other matters mainly by the existence of the basin of two great rivers, the Yangtze and Huaihe. The province is characterised by its extensive plains in the north and its high mountains in the south. This tea offers a typical raw, earthy aroma and taste, with refined coffee sub-tones. The infusion is brownish-black, dense and very aromatic. With regard to its gastrointestinal properties it is an ideal tea for drinking after meals.
A special Luk On tea, ageing in the presence of a range of Chinese herbs according to the recipe of Li Ching-Yuen, which give the tea its specific properties in connection not only with the beneficial gastrointestinal effects we expect from this tea. The tea produces a rich, dark, powerful infusion with an earthy aroma and taste with coffee sub-tones, all wrapped in a very refined sweet floral aroma.
Genmaicha Matcha-iri is a unique blend of Sencha tea, toasted rice and Matchat tea. Powdered Matcha lightly covers the Sencha tea leaves and the rice, thus defining the refreshing and sweet taste of the blend. Thanks to the rice, this traditional blend has a full and stimulating taste, which nevertheless does not overwhelm the sweet taste of the green tea, but merely rounds it off.
Dragon Well green tea (Long Jing) is commonly regarded as one of China's top ten teas, and is often served to visiting heads of state. During the Ming Dynasty, it became very popular and during the reign of Emperor Shunzhi in the Qing Dynasty, the Emperor’s love for this tea meant that it was frequently presented by petitioners as a royal tribute.
The silver-tipped leaves of this first flush Darjeeling offering yield an amber gold liquor with a fresh, lively character. The flavorful cup is delightful on the palate, smooth with floral hints. A refreshing pungency is balanced with an overall honey-sweet quality that lingers long into the finish.
Our premium mini tuo cha are made from Simao fermented ripe pu-erh. These are about 4-5 grams each. They are based on seed growing Yunnan big leaf mixed cultivar Qun Ti Zhong. The brewed liquor is a lovely deep red color and the flavor is rich, sweet and smooth. This is a great drink for a dry throat , after a heavy meal, or just for enjoyment alone! Our ripe Pu-erh teas are well-known for their balanced flavor, sweet after-taste and complex flavor. A great choice for an everyday drinking ripe pu-erh tea.
This amazing white tea is based on leaves from old tea trees growing in Lincang area of Yunnan province. High elevation (2250 meters above sea level), high rainfall and cold climate year round help to create the classic white tea characteristics: fresh and delicate flavour while keeping its mature complexity. Its name Gu Shu Bai Lu means Old Tree White Dew and some people refer to it as White Pu-erh.
The term Chai Masala can be loosely translated from the original Hindi as “spiced tea”. This Indian beverage has always been regarded rather as a medicinal drink, nevertheless in the present age of chemical drugs it is now considered rather as a stimulant. This is a harmoniously balanced blend of teas, herbs and spices, whilst the ingredients themselves however differ markedly from manufacturer to manufacturer. In the case of our Chai Masala this is a black Assam TGFOP tea, with an addition of cinnamon, hawthorn leaves, pieces of ginger, clover, black pepper, cardamom and a range of other ingredients.
One of the best quality Taiwanese Oolongs, which in other respects differs immediately from the others.The tea offers the complex, honey-tinged flavour of Oolong teas in combination with the fullness of black teas. Here we can observe a slightly spicy taste and aroma reminiscent of Keemun teas.