Golden Monkey - is hand-processed each spring with a plucking of only one leaf and one bud. A rich, full-bodied Tea, sweet and very 'nosy' with the aromas of savory roasted apples, cocoa and spice notes that linger as you sip. Rich, coating texture and very smooth, soft mouth-feel.
Yunnan Gold - Easily identified by its abundance of soft golden tips, and savory cocoa and black pepper flavors. It is a very forgiving tea; will not taste bitter when over-steeped. Limited quantities are available each year.
Yunnan Gold Tip - Similar to the Yunnan Gold, from the same region, this is an exceptional quality Tea with many Gold Tip leaves among the black leaves, and an abundance of rich, peppery flavor.
Keemun Black, 1st Grade - Black tea from the Anhui province. Perhaps the most famous of Chinese varieties, prized for its rich, toasty flavor, mineral flinty notes and smoky, sometimes incense aroma. Attractive, fine twisty leaves, with a complex, distinctive fragrance.
Lapsang Souchong (Organic) - An Organic Black Tea from the Fujian province. Has a famously smoky aroma and flavor. To create this, the Tea leaves are dried in bamboo baskets over pine fires. The smokiness can be tempered by the addition of milk & sugar.
Sungma Darjeeling (Organic) - Is a second flush black tea from the famous Darjeeling region of India. Darjeeling tea is treasured for its rich golden liquid and distinctive muscatel (a type of grape) flavor. Bright and aromatic, floral muscat grape aroma with notes of warm spice and sugary squash. Plush, tangy mouthfeel with a sweet finish and balanced astringency. Tea Board of India Certified Darjelling
Khongea FTGFOP1 - A Clonal Assam, the gold-tipped leaves yield a hearty, malty cup with a mellow finish. An excellent Second Flush Assam tea, it goes well with milk or drink it plain any time of the day. Tea Board of India Certified Assam.
Khongea Golden Bud - Teas from the Khongea Estate are noted for their rich flavor and excellent leaf quality. This moderately priced, 2nd Flush example has an abundance of golden tips, and produces a hearty cup.
Mangalam Assam - FOP (Clonal) - This Assam is from the Mangalam Estate in northeastern India. The dry leaf is very even, made up of black leaves and golden buds. This tea is full-bodied with a flavor that is strong, sweet and malty. Tea Board of India Certified Assam.
Kenilworth OP-1 - The Kenilworth Estate is located in the Kandy District of Ceylon, at an elevation between 2,000 and 4,000 feet. This is called a "Mid-Grown" Tea, and has malty flavor with floral notes. Kenilworth OP is an excellent afternoon or after-dinner tea as it is lively, yet smooth and mellow.
Nilgiri – Nonsuch - Is one of the best Nilgiri district teas in league with Tiger Hill and Glendale. The Nilgiri area is in Southern Central India and certainly well suited to the production of tea. Nonsuch has a hint of fruitiness that is quite distinct to the Nilgiri area.
Dooars - Putharjhora Estate – Organic - The region is located just to the west of the Assam district in North-East India, and the Teas they produce are an excellent choice for breakfast or early afternoon Tea drinking pleasure. The leaves are gray-black, twisted, tippy, and brew to a brown-green leaf, with a light ecru cup that imparts a slightly sweet peach-like taste.
Indonesia, Java - Santosa BOPS - Although most people associate tea production with China, India, or Sri Lanka, quality tea has also been grown in Indonesia for at least 200 years. The Santosa estate is at the forefront of Indonesian production. The tea is only produced in August, Java’s peak growing season. The cup is light and malty, with subtle floral undertones typical of good Indonesian teas. Although you may choose to enjoy this tea British style with milk and sugar, give it a try Javanese style – brewed double strength with double sugar!
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