Tea Information: Leaf Type: Green Where to Buy: Shan Valley Tea Description: This tea is considered to be the freshest and most sought after tea. Shan First Flush Reserve tea is the first harvest in the year and only occurs once a year, usually in early April. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Oh, this tea is AWESOME! I have really enjoyed the first flush teas that Shan Valley has offered this year. They’ve been really lovely, and this tea is certainly no exception to that statement. This is really a delightful green tea. Earlier this year, I had Read More
Tea Information: Leaf Type: Black Where to Buy: Darjeeling Tea Lovers Tea Description: Goomtee Grand Reserve is a LIMITED EDITION tea. Not all teas get the prestigious tag of GRAND RESERVE but this tea deserves every bit of this. The leaves have been plucked from the highest elevated section of this garden which is also called the MUSCATEL VALLEY. Super fine plucking of the leaves and tender processing has resulted with a masterpiece. High floral notes with distinct JASMINE LIKE flavour will make every tea connoisseur mesmerized. It is only Goomtee that could deliver such a beauty. Learn more about this tea Read More
Tea Information: Leaf Type: Oolong Where to Buy: Butiki Teas Tea Description: Our aged oolong is sourced from the Dong Ding tea growing region of Nantou County in Taiwan and was harvested in the spring of 2003. The varietal is Si Ji Chuan also known as Four Season. Our aged oolong was crafted by blend master Chen Pei Wen and is re-roasted every 2-3 years to minimize moisture content. 2003 Reserve Four Season Oolong is a rich full-bodied silky tea. The charcoal-colored leaves of this smooth oolong produce notes of honey suckle, bark, and grass and has a natural sweetness Read More
Tea Information: Leaf Type: Pu-erh Where to Buy: Verdant Tea Tea Description: These nuggets are formed from only the smallest most delicate buds, and slow-fermented to form nuggets. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Wow! Just … Wow! I always seem to be so surprised by pu-erh… surprised that I actually like it. The first couple of times that I did try it were less than successful tastings, and as a result, I have it programmed in my head that I do not like pu-erh. But, you’d think that by now, after so many successful tastings since those Read More
This is definitely a very special Assam!