Our black tea selections represent the best of the growing regions of China and India. Our current collection includes 1 ounce each of the following teas:
Organic Keemun Mao Feng - Known as the “Burgundy” of black teas, this rare hairpoint grade Keemun black tea is handmade by a special processing technique that produces tightly twisted and curly leaves. The result is a tea with a delicate and balanced flavor with notes of roasted sugarcane, chocolate and red wine. Makes a very elegant afternoon or evening tea.
Assam Golden Tips - This is a top-grade Assam that contains many golden tips. It has the perfect balance of body and complexity. Containing only the most aromatic young leaves, this elegant malty cup has a wonderful red wine-like aroma and leaves a desirable, lingering aftertaste. Makes a terrific and hearty breakfast tea.
Yunnan Golden Buds - Yunnan has been a tea-producing region for over 1,700 years and the tea plant is thought to have originated in the area. Known as “Jin Ya” in China, this rare, top-grade Yunnan is picked in the early spring when the tea plants are budding with the year’s new growth. Yunnan Golden Buds brews a rich, flavorful cup with lingering notes of honey and spice.
Organic 2nd Flush Darjeeling - Grown high in the foothills of the Himalayan mountain range, this classic black tea has a clean taste with a hint of muscatel grapes and a fruity aroma.
Organic Keemun Mao Feng - Use 1 teaspoon per 6 oz cup. Heat water to boiling. Let steep 4 - 5 minutes.
Assam Golden Tips - Use 1 teaspoon per 6 oz cup. Heat water to boiling. Let steep 3 - 4 minutes.
Yunnan Golden Buds - Use 1 teaspoon per 6 oz cup. Heat water to boiling. Let steep 5 - 6 minutes. Good with milk and honey.
Organic 2nd Flush Darjeeling - Use 1 teaspoon per 6 oz cup. Heat water until boiling. Let steep 3 minutes.
Organic Keemun Mao Feng - China, Anhui Province
Assam Golden Tips - India, Mangalam Estate
Yunnan Golden Buds - China, Yunnan Province
Organic 2nd Flush Darjeeling - India, Makaibari Estate