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  • Chamraj FOP

    $16.00 CAD for 125g
    This aromatic spring tea from the south of India infuses smooth and round with a wonderful berry and malt sweetness. You can brew this one on the stronger side! From the Nilgiri Hills, a mountainous region of Tamil Nadu state in southeastern India.
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  • Doke Black Fusion Tippy

    $26.00 CAD for 125g
    Bright, smooth with notes of sweet hay and malt, and an enduring finish of honey. Of the Assamica cultivar, this tea is hand-picked and hand-rolled. Doke Tea Estate is located on the Doke River, in the Bihar District of northeast India, near the border of Nepal. It is sometimes called 'The Land of Buddha', as Gautama Buddha spent much of his life teaching and seeking enlightenment there.  
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  • Poobong TGBOP

    $13.00 CAD for 125g
    The small, broken leaves of this first flush Darjeeling brew light and brisk with vegetal notes of cooked greens and just a tangy hint of nectarine. Enjoy added to a breakfast tea or on its own. A small garden located between the small hill stations of Sukhiapokhri and Ghoom, West of Kurseong, this garden has been producing tea since the early 1900s.
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  • Raidang FOP

    $14.00 CAD for 125g
    This spring harvest Assam brews bright and spicy...light-bodied with malty notes of cooked sugar and a pleasant astringency.  
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  • Risheehat FTGFOP1 Flowery

    $26.00 CAD for 125g
    This first flush Darjeeling has light fruity, blossomy notes. It infuses bright and tangy with a smooth sweetness. Risheehat Tea Estate, meaning “Home of Holy Saints”, is located in a beautiful valley where the steep land topography, rich and fertile soil, temperature and rainfall, provide ideal growing conditions for producing the best organic teas.  
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  • Upper Namring FTGFOP1 Cl Spl

    $24.00 CAD for 125g
    This first flush Darjeeling brews a rich golden colour with delicate notes of orange blossom and a hint of apricot. Really good served cold!
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  • Siddha Devi Black

    $16.00 CAD for 125g
    From the first flush in Nepal, this black tea infuses light and golden with a brisk, assertive floral character. Grown at 7600 ft in the high hills of Ilam, the unique geographic location and micro climate provide these teas rare and distinctive flavours. And with a workforce consisting of 99% women, the SiddhaDevi tea estate provides employment to over 200 women in the surrounding community.  
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  • Benifuuki Black

    $24.00 CAD for 125g
    This rare Japanese black tea is quite light but complex with sweet, floral notes of fresh baked bread and plums, and a lingering milk-sweet finish. Cultivated and harvested in mountainous Isagawa, Haruno in western Shizuoka. Benifuuki is a hybrid of the Benihomare (assamica) and MakuraCd86 (sinensis) varietals. Loosely translates as “red riches and honors”.
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  • Gyokuro Saemidori

    $42.00 CAD for 125g
    This shade-grown, hand-picked green tea brews rich and buttery with fresh floral, fruity notes. The savoury-sweet character is truly remarkable and the leaf is good for many infusions. From the Saemidori cultivar, harvested in mountainous Isagawa, Haruno in western Shizuoka.
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  • Kamairicha Ichouka

    $21.00 CAD for 125g
    An unusual Japanese green tea which undergoes a pan-fired withering before steaming. The cup is light, floral and aromatic with notes of jasmine and melon, and a round, sweet finish. Made from organic Zairai (native) leaves, cultivated and harvested in mountainous Isagawa, Haruno in western Shizuoka. Although only about half as productive as the bushes from the Yabukita cultivar, these trees are quite resistant to pests and have very deep roots, and their leaves have a higher mineral content.    
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  • Sencha Kurumi Asamushi

    $18.00 CAD for 125g
    A lightly steamed, Asamushi Sencha infusing with creamy-sweet notes of steamed green bean and asparagus, and hints of melon. From the Yabukita cultivar,  harvested in mountainous Isagawa, Haruno in western Shizuoka.
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  • Yamabuki Nadeshiko

    $32.00 CAD for 125g
    This uniquely fermented tea has wonderful toasty/nutty notes with hints of plum and dried fig. Very smooth with little astringency and a sweet finish. The liquor has a remarkable pink hue! Yamabuki Nadeshiko is a new Japanese tea made with a patented manufacturing method called the microbial control fermentation method, incorporating sake production techniques to tea. The tea leaves are fermented in a clean room with black koji mold for a number of days before steam is used to kill the spores and then the leaf is dried for packaging. Cultivated and harvested in mountainous Isagawa, Haruno in western Shizuoka.
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