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Tea Sourcing - Meng Ding Huang Ya “Yellow Bud”

Classification: Meng Ding Huang Ya “Yellow Bud” - yellow teaCultivar: Jin ji zhongOrigin: China, Sichuan province, Ming Shan County, Ya An, Mengding MountainGrade: Grand cru, Elite, RareBud: Sword shaped imperial bud pluck, buds super hairy (fine pekoe) yellowy-green and perfect in shape, sleek and shiny and unified. Aroma of Almonds, Chestnuts and sweet garden green peas.Infused Bud: Infused buds are releasing an aroma of fermented hops, violets and sweet honey.Liquor: Straw coloured cup with incredible aroma of orchids, violets and honeysuckle. Liquid is remarkably thick and round on the tongue with herbaceous and flower notes. The smooth and sweet taste is balanced with slight acidity and enriched with hints of fermented hops and roasted peanuts. After-taste is sweet vanilla with...

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Tea Sourcing - Gyokuro "Jade Dew"

Classification: Gyokuro Kagoshima, organically grown.Cultivar: YabukitaOrigin: Japan, Fukuoka prefecture, Kagoshima, Kirishima Grade: Grand Cru, ExquisiteDried Leaf: The beautiful dark green leaves are extremely shiny, needle like and differ in shape and length. They give a delicate scent of lilies, mangoes, chestnuts and herbs with under-notes of eucalyptus and pepper.Infused Leaf: Infusion turns the leaves into vivid green and dense paste with strong & sweet green vegetal aroma.Liquor: The cloudy, pistachio green cup releasing an aroma of steamed green vegetables, thyme & butter. The liquid is extremely rich and creamy, fresh and delicate with generous notes of mixed fresh herbs like rosemary & parsley, spring vegetables like spinach & courgette and fresh walnuts. This is a remarkably balanced tea with sweet,...

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Tea Sourcing - Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong

Classification: China Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong – Lightly smoked black teaOrigin: China, Fujian, Wuyi mountain, Tong MuGrade: Exquisite, MagnificentDry Leaves: Small twisted dark black tea leaves of even size with beautiful golden tips – very matte on surface and little hairy. Superb aroma of lychee, smoke and pine wood.Infused Leaves: Greenish-brown, small and sleek leaves with an aroma of moist forest ground and gently dried pine wood.Liquor: Clear and bright mandarin coloured liquor with beautiful greenish rim. Aroma of exotic wood with sweet & pine notes. Cup very smooth and mellow with rich deep oak bark taste and soft sweet dates, rose and fire. Amazingly balanced liquid with no astringency and hints of cardamom.Wonderfully refreshing tea. About: Zheng Shan is...

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Tea Sourcing - Rooibos Green Superior

Classification: Rooibos Green Superior organic – herbal tea Cultivar: The rooibos plant “Aspalathus linearis” is a member of the legume family.Origin: South Africa Grade: Superior grade, organicLeaf: Tiny, needle like chopped reddish-green leaves and stalks. Aroma of dried herbs – mint and eucalyptus with a hints of dried fruit.Infused leaf: The infused leaves carrying an intense aroma of herbs – mint, thyme, pepper and liquorish.Liquor: Bright and clear amber-orange cup releasing a floral scent of lavender and honeysuckle. The mouth-feel is herbaceous and light in body with a beautiful fruity notes of apricots and peaches. A little bit of wood and spice is lingering in background. This is an amazing evening drink (caffeine free) or absolutely stunning drink for “hopefully”...

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Tea Sourcing – Bai Hao Yin Zhen “Silver Needle” Superior

Classification: Bai Hao Yin Zhen “Silver Needle” Superior - White teaCultivar: Da BaiOrigin: China, Fujian province, Ningde prefecture, Fuding cityGrade: Unique, Rare, Grand CruLeaf: Large, needle like buds of a soft green colour, covered by silver hairs. Gentle floral aroma of orchids, tulips and wild flowers mingles with herb spiciness – mint, thyme and clove. The buds are soft and fluffy on touch.Infused leaf: Beautiful silvery-jade buds releasing an aroma of clove, orchid and asparagus. Liquor: Light, soft and clear moonstone gem like liquid. Deliciously smooth, delicate and harmonious cup with notes of wild flowers, orchids, sweet vanilla, honeydew melon and twist of herbs and heavy rich creaminess. Pleasantly wild and uplifting liquor with no astringency and fresh and sweet...

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