First Flush

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  • Doke Black Fusion Tippy First Flush Bihar Province

    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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  • Dooars Danguajhar BOP CTC Black Tea

    Danguajhar BOP

    $14.00 CAD for 125g
    From the Dooars in the foothills of Eastern Himalaya, this CTC leaf brews up full and strong with notes of fresh bread and caramel. The Danguajhar Tea Garden is situated close to Jalpaiguri town in West Bengal. Bordering the eastern side is the Teesta River and on the western side is the Karla Valley Tea Garden and the Karla River. From the records available this garden was planted in the early 20th century as Rungamali Tea Garden, later on this name was changed to Danguajhar Tea Garden which means "The Den of Bachelors".
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  • Assam Orangajuli FIrst Flush Black Tea

    Orangajuli STGFOP1S FF

    $16.00 CAD for 125g
    From only the second day of the first flush harvest, infuses light and bright with damp wood and citrus notes; slightly sweet with hints of grilled pineapple. Shorter steeps recommended! Situated in the Mangaldai district of Assam and bordered by the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, Orangajuli derives its name from the words Oranga and Juri which in local dialect means "people living by a small stream".
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  • Darjeeling Avongrove Imperial First Flush

    Avongrove Imperial First Flush

    $32.00 CAD for 125g
    This spring pick from Darjeeling is bright and smooth with fresh floral notes and hints of sweet basil. Situated in the high altitude hills of Darjeeling, surrounded by the sound of chirping birds and the streaming Balason river, Avongrove Tea Estate has been committed to organic and ethical methods of tea cultivation for over a century and a half. Avongrove means "Nest of Birds".    
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  • Organic Japan Benifuuki Black Tea FIrst Flush

    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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  • Organic Japan Gyokuro Saemidori Green Tea

    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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  • Organic Japan Houjicha (Roasted Green Tea)

    Organic Houjicha

    $16.00 CAD for 125g
    Stems and larger buds and leaves from the spring harvest are collected and roasted at high heat. The resulting tea infuses a golden brown colour with the tangy-sweet roasted notes of caramelized stone fruits. Contains less caffeine than a regular green tea. From a blend of cultivars, harvested in mountainous Isagawa, Haruno in western Shizuoka.
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  • Organic Japan Kukicha First Flush

    Organic Kukicha

    $16.00 CAD for 125g
    Often known as "twig tea", Kukicha is a blend of tender leaves, stems and stalks which yields a smooth, rich cup low in astringency and caffeine. The infusion is bright and buttery with a sweet finish. Specially blended in mountainous Isagawa, Haruno in western Shizuoka. Winner of Japan's Tea Gold Award.  
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  • Organic Matcha Nishi Okumidori Ceremonial Grade

    Organic Matcha Nishi Okumidori 250g

    $85.00 CAD
    With an incredibly deep, rich green this ceremonial grade matcha is full and smooth with rich, sweet vegetal/umami notes. From the Nishi farm in the Kagoshima prefecture, made with leaves of the Okumidori cultivar. Package Size - 250g *Matcha is ground using a stone mill, making the particles superfine and prone to clumping. To prevent clumping use a tea strainer to sift your matcha for optimal froth and smoothness.
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  • Organic Japan Matcha Uguisu 250g Culinary Grade

    Organic Matcha Uguisu 250g

    $32.00 CAD
    An organic matcha produced from tea leaves carefully grown in a cool, insect-resistant tea plantation in the mountains at an altitude of 300 to 500 m. Rich deep colour and full flavour. While considered a "culinary grade", suitable for making sweets, smoothies and lattes, this is still very worth trying on its own! From the Yabukita cultivar, harvested in mountainous Isagawa, Haruno in western Shizuoka. Package Size - 250g *Matcha is ground using a stone mill, making the particles superfine and prone to clumping. To prevent clumping use a tea strainer to sift your matcha for optimal froth and smoothness.
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  • Organic Japan Sencha Kurumi Asamushi Green Tea

    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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  • Organic Japan Yamabuki Nadeshiko Fermented Koji Tea

    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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