The poster child for tea and health. Sure it is very good for you but the real joy is tasting the youthful verve of spring leaves. From grassy to floral to nutty, the key to green tea is a light flavour with heady aromatics.
Long Jing - Dragonwell
First flush, pre-qing-ming Long Jing picked on 8th March from 40-year-old bushes of the small leaf variety. Sweet adzuki beans, lemon shortbread and palmier.
Top shelf, hand picked Gyokuro. Shade grown for over three weeks. Creamy taro and green marrow soup moving to bright sweet limoncello.
Rich and balanced Sencha made from the bright Okumidori cultivar. Sakura blossom, oat porridge aroma with a sweet Amalfi lemon finish.
Toyo Mukashi Uji Matcha
Ultra small batch Uji Matcha made by a revered family of Matcha makers. Creamed spinach, grated courgettes, bready umami and violet sweetness.
Ceremonial grade matcha sourced from Uji in Japan. Fresh spring fields and kombu umami leading to a brief bitter hit followed by vibrant, juicy sweetness.
Suzhou Bi Luo Chun / Green Snail Spring
The highest grade of this much sought after Green tea from Jiangsu province. Super fine picking. Buttered spinach and scallops with a hint of elderflower.
Anji Bai Cha
Top shelf grade. Pre Qing Ming picked Anji Green. Freshly mowed grass, asparagus umami, starfruit and green pumpkin seeds.
Lu An Gua Pian
Unique Anhui province Green tea using a bigger leaf picking combined with flash roasting to bring out warmth and sweetness. Dark baked potato skin and watercress moving to strawberry cheesecake.
Matcha dusted Genmaicha. Soy sauce covered rice crackers and fresh cut green grass with a rich umami savoury sweetness.
A roasted blend of three pickings of Bancha Green tea. Caramel soya sauce, hay and poached pears.
Mo Li Long Zhu
Hand rolled five times infused jasmine Green tea. Ripe strawberries, jasmine, orchid and dry stone leading to summery warm meadows.
Mo Li Mao Jian
Mao Jian green tea infused three times with fresh jasmine flowers. Gardenia, jasmine, black liquorice and warm honey with delicate herbaceous notes.
Deep steamed sencha for a smoother and richer flavour. Artichokes, cherry shortbread, oat porridge and yuzu.
Anji Bai Cha
Pinnacle grade Anji Green tea with very young, bud heavy pickings. Sweet yellow apples, edamame, orchids and milk bingsu.
A tasting extravaganza featuring sixteen sessions of 8 stellar Mei Leaf teas in one box.
Heritage cultivar Green tea from the high elevations of Zhejiang. Roasted sweetcorn and galia melons.
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Set of 2 Tulip shaped tasting cups made from thin De Hua porcelain. Elegant and beautiful yet practical.