Green Loose Leaf Tea Mini Sample Pack - 6 x 15g

Regular price £13.00

This is a collection of 10 Green Teas. Each sample pack contains 15 grams of tea.

1. Green Mao Feng "Long March"

Lightly astringent with a touch of oak cask. A superb example of premium March green tea from the northern Fujian Province. This is a perfect quality for beginners in the world of green teas. Due to its wild leaf structure it is also called Criss Cross. The dark green curled Sinensis leaf releases a fine bouquet. The colour reminds of a shiny lemon. It is tender and soft in taste yet very aromatic.

2. Vietnam Tung Ting Oolong

The bright green cup features an elegant tea with a sweet floral aroma. The city of Bao Loc is located in the Lam Dong province of the highlands of South Vietnam where for decades Taiwanese methods have produced excellent green oolongs. The freshly picked tea leaves are first dried on open-air cloths in the sun and then rolled in cylindrical bamboo pots so that the leaves can be broken and the fermentation can be initiated. After reaching the desired degree of fermentation the tea is dried at low temperatures. The bright green cup features an elegant tea with a sweet floral aroma.

3. Jade Dragon Green Yunnan FOP

A beautifully made tea with lots of silvery tips. The leaves yield a bright clear greenish liquor in the cup with a refreshing taste. Grown in the Yunnan Province of Southern China bordering Vietnam Laos Burma and the Assam Valley of India. The leaf is very attractive large and twisted green with a little tip. The liquor is bright and fragrant with a beautiful sweet and delicate flavour.

4. Dragonwell Lung Jing - Fine Grade 2 Organic

Malty with a rich jammy-like flavour best describes this premium tea. The tea is vacuum-packed at the estate capturing the pungent 2nd flush flavour at its peak. A top tea! Steamed green tea and a special 10 part handmade process. Full bodied tending astringent (brisk) with a slight heady bouquet. Full green tea flavour. With a bright green infusion. Lung Ching Tea - also known as Dragonwell is produced by hand through a 10-part process.

5. Bai Maio Hou - White Monkey

A fluffy leaf yields a light green infusion with a mild cup with nuances of honey. A must for every lover of green tea. An absolute must for every lover of Chinese green tea! Bai Mao Hou White Monkey is a traditional green tea variety that grows along the slopes of the Taimu mountains in Fujian province of China.

6. Sencha Ko Kei Cha "Special"

Sometimes called Spaghetti tea. This by-product of the manufacture of Matcha is extruded like pasta. It is an exquisite green tea at a good price. Kokeicha is a specialty Japanese tea prepared from the finegreen tea powder used in tea ceremonies. A special process whereby water is added to the tea powder kneaded extruded through a machine (similar to making fresh pasta) and finally dried to result in a "pine needle" like form.

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Flowery consists of large leaves, typically plucked in the second or third flush with an abundance of tips. Golden flowery includes very young tips or buds (usually golden in colour) that were picked early in the season. Tippy includes an abundance of tips. for more information about tea classification / grading -  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tea_leaf_grading 

Grade

Description
OP
Orange Pekoe
Main grade, consisting of long wiry leaf without tips.
OP1
More delicate than OP; long, wiry leaf with a light liquor.
OPA
Bolder than OP; long leaf tea which ranges from tightly wound to almost open.
OPS
Orange Pekoe Superior
Primarily from Indonesia; similar to OP.
FOP
Flowery Orange Pekoe
High-quality tea with a long leaf and few tips, considered the second grade in Assam, Dooars, and Bangladesh teas, but the first grade in China.
FOP1
Limited to only the highest quality leaves in the FOP classification.
GFOP
Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe
Higher proportion of tip than FOP. Top grade in the Milima and Marinyn regions, but uncommon in Assam and Darjeeling.
TGFOP
Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe
The highest proportion of tip, and the main grade in Darjeeling and Assam.
TGFOP1
Limited to only the highest quality leaves in the TGFOP classification.
FTGFOP[a]
Finest Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe
Highest quality grade.
FTGFOP1
STGFOP
SFTGFOP
Limited to only the highest quality leaves in the FTGFOP classification.

Type of Tea Quantity of Tea Water Temp Steeping Time
White 3-5g per cup 70c 5-6 mins
Green 3-5g per cup 75c 2-5 mins
Black 3-5g per cup 95c 4-6 mins
Oolong 3-5g per cup 95c 5-8 mins
Pu-erh 3-5g per cup 95c 4-6 mins

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