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Special Tea

In addition to green and black teas, there are other varieties of tea that differ in their methods of production and levels of oxidisation. These include unfermented white teas, traditional oolong teas, matured pu erh and ornately hand crafted flowering teas.

Jasmine Pearls

Jasmine Pearls

This exquisite Chinese green tea is scented with jasmine blossoms then rolled by hand to form small beautiful pearls of tea. These pearls unfurl in hot water and release an intense jasmine flower flavour.

Kekecha Yellow Tea

Kekecha Yellow Tea

Yellow tea is a lightly fermented tea with enticing characteristics drawn from both the green and oolong varieties. A serene, gently earthy fragrance, leads to a refreshing silky taste with a natural hint of spices. It has a gorgeous yellow colour and has the calmness of green tea, but without the sharp grassy tones.

Matcha

Matcha

Used in the traditional Japanese tea ceremony, matcha is a fine powered green tea. Our matcha is ground from the famous organic Gyokuro sencha. When made traditionally, it has a surprisingly mild and slightly sweet taste.

Oolong Formosa

Oolong Formosa

A fine traditional oolong tea produced in Taiwan. It has a slightly sweet and nutty fragrance, a well rounded flavour and a dry finish that makes for a very refreshing tea.

Pai Mu Tan

Pai Mu Tan

White tea is called the "tea of the Emperors". The leaves of this white tea are picked in the early morning in the Zheng Huo region in the Chinese province of Fujian. It has a light and mildly sweet taste, a delicate aroma and a clean after-taste.

Pu Erh Raw

Pu Erh Raw

A rare, high quality, Pu-Erh, pressed into a tea brick, and aged for three years. It has a beautiful bronze colour and can be brewed numerous times. Initial brews have a very refreshing tang, with hints of orchid flowers. Later brews are softer with more prominent floral tones.

Pu Erh Ripened

Pu Erh Ripened

This is a very special Pu-Erh tea that has been aged and slowly fermented in the open air ("ripened" or "Shou" Pu-Erh). It has an incomparable earthy taste and is naturally low in caffeine.

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