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1st flush Darjeeling - Mighty Spring TEA

We are in search of the best 1st Flush Darjeeling of this season!What are you searching for?As we love 1st flush picks of many Darjeeling tea Estates, some plantations have always been more prominent to us than others. The beautiful and never changing quality of these teas, outstanding flavours and freshness is something what we are looking forward to each spring. This spring 2019 is not any different.Why do we love 1st flush Darjeeling Tea?The flower bouquet attack of the tea is like a burst of spring to our eyes, the fruitiness is like a summer dance to our taste buds, the after rain aroma “petrichor” (a pleasant smell that frequently accompanies the first rain after a long period of...

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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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