Leaves for this tea come from Dong Ding mountain in Nantou county. They are harvested here all year round, but the best are in the spring, the ideal time for gathering is between 10 am and midday. The tea is only 18% oxidised, and thus preserves a large quantity of active agents of green tea, it is very aromatic and offers the aroma of honeysuckle and gardenia. The leaves are medium dark, relatively large and provide several tasty infusions, during the course of which both the taste and aroma develop and transform. The taste is sweet with peach rounded with honey, and very refreshing.
Our White Peony (Bai Mu Dan) is the earliest harvest of this grade of white tea and possesses a very smooth and fruity flavor with a rich floral aroma. A highly popular and affordable everyday white tea made with both buds and leaves of Fuding Da Bai cultivar.
Touareg tea, often named “sweet menthol tea”, is a traditional tea in North Africa and a range of Arab countries. Most often, and in the case of our tea, its base is strong green Gunpowder, which is generally perfumed with peppermint leaves. The traditional preparation method is relatively complex, and the tea and mint leaves are brewed together in several steps with a large quantity of sugar. Our mint perfumed Gunpowder gives you the opportunity to prepare the tea more quickly by a simplified method, and to decide whether to prepare green tea perfumed with mint or to sweeten the tea and prepare a modern version of Touareg tea.
The blend of Darjeeling teas from a period between main two flushes is a mixture of medium large dark leaves of the tea plant and tips. It is characterised by a unique taste of muscatel grapes, which is usually attributed to the reaction of the plant to small insects draining the plant of fluid.
We always prepare this seasonal tea blend at the end of summer, and it is sought out by customers right until the end of winter. Because it comes onto the market during the Christmas season, it is often called “Christmas tea” by customers. Since time immemorial the aroma of oranges and cinnamon has been associated with the coming of Christmas.