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loose leaf Assam black tea
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This 2019 Assam selection exhibits a classic Assam flavor profile: thick, rich and malty. The dark copper cup is very fragrant with a full cocoa-like mouth feel and a honey sweetness that lingers into the crisp finish. Add a splash of milk to complement its strong character.

TA108 |
USDA Organic loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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A sprinkling of downy silver tips adorns the olive-green leaves of the very first harvest from the 2020 first flush season at Tindharia Estate. The sparkling amber-gold cup is fragrant with hints of fresh sweet corn. Upon first sip, an inviting effervescence awakens the palate. A buttery smooth mouth feel and tropical fruit sweetness embrace hints of flowers and corn silk, which linger into the finish. This organic selection provides an outstanding tea experience.

TD127 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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The neat, finely particled leaves of this 2019 second flush Darjeeling selection yield a smooth, full-bodied cup with a warm toasty aroma. Pronounced notes of ripe stone fruit lend a sweet, rich quality to the dark amber liquor. A pleasant astringency lingers in the finish. The perfect tea to add a splash of milk, if desired.

TD126 |
loose leaf Darjeeling green tea
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Located high in the Himalayas at an elevation of 5,000 feet, the Arya Estate has been producing premium teas for over 100 years. This green tea selection offers a fragrant vegetal aroma with hints of stone fruit. The amber-gold cup is smooth yet lively with pronounced notes of apricot complemented by a honey sweetness. The finish is crisp and lingering. A great choice for those looking for a green tea with less vegetal flavor.

TDG2 |
loose leaf Oolong tea
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Grown in Fujian province, this silky smooth Oolong has a pronounced toasty aroma and rich honey flavor. Notes of stone fruit and a syrupy mouth feel are joined by a light toastiness and hint of spice, which linger into the finish.

ZO99 |
loose leaf white tea
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The name Pai Mu Tan, or Bai Mu Dan, translates to “white peony,” referring to this white tea’s delicately beautiful leaf sets. Fragrant with a sweet toasty aroma, the amber-gold cup is velvety smooth with pronounced honey notes. The finish is clean with gentle hints of flowers.

ZW100 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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This 2019 second flush selection presents a rich aromatic cup, bursting with notes of muscatel and honey. Finishing with lingering hints of stone fruit, this outstanding tea has quickly become a staff favorite.

TD121 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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The golden-tipped leaves of this 2019 Assam offering are fragrant with a rich cocoa aroma, an inviting preview of the pronounced cocoa notes in the robust, eye-opening cup. A lively aspect wraps around a malty sweetness, which lingers into the crisp finish. Add a splash of milk to enhance the thick cocoa quality.

TA103 |
loose leaf Sikkim black tea
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Historically, Sikkim has produced teas in the style of Darjeeling, with some interesting flavor tones that make it unique. In this medium-bodied selection, leaves in shades of brown and dark olive produce a rich fruity cup with honey sweetness. The amber infusion has a nice balance of flavors, which include notes of dried fruit, tropical fruit and muscatel. The crisp finish lingers with a light toasty hint. An excellent alternative for those who enjoy Darjeeling teas.

TS66 |
loose leaf Nepal black tea
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Grown at an altitude of 4,200 feet, this second flush Nepal black tea offers a smooth sweet cup, steeped from premium, silver-tipped leaves. Hinting of almond, a warm toasty fragrance introduces the rich amber liquor. A lively mouth feel enhances notes of honey and dried fruit, which lead to a clean, brisk finish.

TM98 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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Accented with downy silver tips, the bold, dark brown leaves of this 2019 second flush offering yield a rich, silky smooth cup. A warm toasty aroma and pronounced honey notes in the dark amber liquor make this a delightful tea for any time of day. A lingering finish whispers of dark grapes.

TD115 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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The dry leaves of this 2019 broken-leaf Assam selection have a neat, even appearance, laced with a good complement of small golden tips. The deep copper cup is hearty and well balanced, combining a light sweetness with rich notes of malt and dark cocoa. The lingering finish hints of dry red wine. May be enjoyed with milk or plain.

TA105 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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A high concentration of downy golden tips complements the bold, well-formed leaves of this 2019 Assam selection. A hint of sweetness enhances the rich malty aroma, setting the stage for a thick, cocoa-like quality in the smooth, copper-amber liquor. Notes of dried fruit are followed by whispers of oak and dry red wine, all lingering into the brisk finish.

TA102 |
Hattialli Estate TGFBOP Assam
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Hattialli is a popular estate among Assam tea afficionados, and each year we look forward to their offerings. The dark brown, golden-tipped leaves of this 2019 selection produce a velvety smooth cup with a warm toasty aroma. Hints of malt are present in both the aroma and the dark copper liquor, enhanced by a rich honey sweetness. Enjoy it plain or with a splash of milk.

TA106 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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In this 2019 selection, a smattering of delicate silver tips mixes with the warm brown leaves, producing a rich amber cup that offers classic second flush character. Notes of amber honey complement a pronounced muscatel aroma and flavor, which gives an ambrosia quality to the smooth, sweet liquor. Toasty hints linger in the finish.

TD114 |
USDA Organic loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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Harvested at the height of the 2019 second flush season, this organic broken-leaf Darjeeling produces a smooth, full-bodied cup. Hints of almond and dried cherry add complexity to the toasty aroma, which is complemented by a rich honey sweetness in the dark amber liquor. This robust selection is a great choice for adding a splash of milk.

TD125 |
loose leaf Nilgiri black tea
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From the Chamraj Estate in the Nilgiri Mountains of southern India, this “Frost” tea is grown during the cold winter months, which imparts a unique character to the light amber cup. A sweet floral aroma introduces the silky smooth liquor, setting the stage for a pronounced sweetness that envelops notes of juicy tropical fruit. A long lingering finish completes a very satisfying tea experience.

TN25 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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A pronounced malty aroma, rich and inviting, introduces this robust 2019 Assam offering. The deep copper liquor exhibits a wonderful pairing of cocoa and malty notes, complemented by a full mouth feel and sweet, lingering finish.

TA113 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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A smattering of downy golden tips complements the bold, well-twisted leaves of this 2019 Assam selection. A warm toasty aroma with a hint of caramel sweetness pairs well with the bright, lively character of the cup. A cocoa-like thickness fills the mouth, complementing hints of malt and a lingering suggestion of dry red wine.

TA112 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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This outstanding 2019 Assam offering is distinguished by its velvety smooth mouth feel and invigorating cup. Notes of malt and a suggestion of cocoa are wrapped in a caramel sweetness. Enjoy the dark amber liquor plain or add a dollop of milk for a creamy complement to the rich, lingering flavor.

TA111 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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A lively aroma, bright and malty, introduces this 2019 broken-leaf Assam selection. The dark amber cup has a pronounced malty flavor, supported by a thick mouth feel and toffee-like sweetness. A dollop of milk enhances the rich, gutsy character and lingering finish of this fine offering.

TA110 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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From its beautiful, tippy leaf style to its complex flavor profile, this 2019 Assam offering has many fine points to consider. The rich, full-bodied cup is fragrant with notes of malt and Burgundy. Hints of honey and cocoa may be enhanced by a splash of milk, however, this tea is also delicious when taken neat. Black cherry nuances create a pleasing astringency in the finish.

TA109 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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Delicate silver tips are sprinkled among the dark-olive leaves in this first flush Darjeeling blend. The light amber cup is fragrant with a sweet floral aroma. Classic floral notes bloom in the flavor, complemented by a silky smooth mouth feel. Light tropical fruit hints join a honey sweetness and linger long into finish.

TD111 |
loose leaf Korean green tea
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Grown on the volcanic island of Jeju in South Korea, this first flush green tea produces a sparkling yellow-jade liquor with a sweet vegetal aroma. Woojeon translates to “before the rains,” referring to its early spring harvest before the monsoon rains. A pronounced umami flavor is balanced by a lovely sweetness that lingers into the finish.

TR99 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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A plentitude of golden tips adorns the large, well-twisted leaves of this 2019 Assam offering. The burnished copper cup has a warm toasty aroma with whispers of molasses and cocoa. A pronounced sweetness complements malty notes, balanced by a lively astringency and thick cocoa-like mouth feel. Add a splash of milk to enhance this tea’s dark, rich character.

TA107 |
loose leaf Nepal black tea
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Bold, well-formed leaves, complemented by downy golden tips, yield a silky smooth cup with a pronounced sweet character. Hints of dried fruit and a lingering effervescence in the finish round out the profile. A great black tea choice for any time of day.

TM100 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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This 2019 second flush selection produces a rich, full-bodied cup with a warm toasty aroma. A lingering hint of honey enhances toasty notes and sweet floral nuances in the dark amber liquor. A wonderful value for Darjeeling enthusiasts.

TD122 |
USDA Organic loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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Warm russet-brown leaves produce a dark, rich cup with a sweet muscatel aroma. The Kakra designation on this 2019 organic second flush selection refers to a leaf that's been visited by the Indian Green Fly, whose ministrations cause an initial oxidation before plucking. A honey sweetness enhances notes of ripe fruit that linger in the crisp, lively finish. This full-bodied tea may be enjoyed with milk.

TD117 |
loose leaf Oolong tea
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The dark olive, neatly rolled leaves exude a fresh buttery fragrance with hints of flowers. The pale straw-colored liquor invites that first sip with its delightful floral aroma. A nectar-like sweetness complements notes of chestnut and mineral in the light toasty cup. The finish lingers with hints of honey.

ZO44 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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This classic second flush Darjeeling from the 2019 season exhibits a rich muscatel character in both the fragrant aroma and the dark ruby-amber cup. A honey sweetness blooms as the tea cools, lingering into the crisp finish. Add a dollop of milk to enhance the rich flavor of this outstanding selection.

TD118 |
USDA Organic loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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Dark brown, neatly twisted leaves produce a smooth, aromatic cup, fragrant with notes of dark grape and honey. The Kakra designation on this 2019 organic second flush selection refers to a leaf that's been visited by the Indian Green Fly, whose ministrations cause an initial oxidation before plucking. The dark amber liquor is rich and full-bodied with muscatel notes and a warm toasty quality that pairs well with a splash of milk.

TD116 |
loose leaf Oolong tea
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The dry leaves of this top-quality Oolong offering are fragrant and expertly rolled, producing a sparkling gold liquor with a sweet floral aroma. Notes of orchid are complemented by a buttery mouth feel in the silky smooth cup. Hints of honey lend a richness to the lingering finish. This tea is a great choice for multiple steepings.

ZO33 |
loose leaf Oolong tea
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Processed in the traditional roasted style, this classic Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong produces a light amber-gold cup with a smooth, toasty character. Notes of honey and chestnut pair nicely with light toasty notes in both the aroma and flavor. A subtle floral undertone whispers in the lingering finish.

ZO55 |
Decaffeinated Irish Breakfast loose leaf black tea
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This premium blend of decaffeinated broken-leaf Assam black teas produces a rich, full-bodied cup. The aroma is sweet with hints of malt. The dark copper liquor is bright with a smooth mouth feel, leading to a pleasant pungency lingering in the finish.

TBX9 |
loose leaf Assam black tea
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This 2019 broken-leaf offering is rich and hearty with pronounced malty notes in both the aroma and the deep copper cup. A toffee-like sweetness joins hints of cocoa, complementing the malty character of this invigorating eye-opener.

TA101 |
USDA Organic loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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This top selection was harvested at the height of the 2019 second flush season. The dark brown leaves are accented with a profusion of downy, silver tips, and yield a smooth cup with a delightfully sweet character. The toasty aroma hints of almonds and a light fruity flavor lingers into the finish.

TD119 |
loose leaf Nepal black tea
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This premium blend of Himalayan black teas produces a ruby-copper cup with rich muscatel notes that are prominent in both the aroma and flavor. Notes of stone fruit add to the fruity profile, complementing the full mouth feel. The lingering finish is crisp and refreshing.

TMB1 |
loose leaf Jasmine green tea
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The pronounced jasmine aroma and flavor of this Season’s Pick offering will please the palates of Jasmine tea lovers. The floral notes are enhanced by a lovely sweetness that blooms as the tea cools, making this selection a great choice for iced tea.

ZJ100 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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An aroma hinting of muscatel and oak introduces the smooth, ruby-amber liquor of this 2019 second flush Darjeeling. A syrupy mouth feel wraps around notes of stone fruit, leading to a bright, crisp finish. Add a splash of milk to enhance the rich quality of the cup.

TD123 |
USDA Organic loose leaf Japanese green tea
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This organic Sencha offering comes from Kagoshima prefecture in southern Japan. Crafted from the Saemidori cultivar, the emerald green leaves produce a pale yellow-jade liquor with a clean aroma and rich buttery quality. With a fresh savory flavor reminiscent of steamed spring greens, the cup feels soft and silky on the palate. A smooth, lingering finish completes an outstanding tea experience.

TJ04 |
USDA Organic loose leaf Japanese toasted rice twig tea
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Toasted brown rice combines with roasted tea twigs to create a harmonious blend of toasty aroma and flavor. The medium-amber cup is smooth and mellow with a honey sweetness that envelops notes reminiscent of semi-sweet cocoa. A great tea for any time of day. This special blend was designed by and crafted exclusively for Upton Tea Imports.

TJ94 |
USDA Organic loose leaf Colombian white tea
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This unique white tea from Colombia exhibits very bold, handcrafted leaves that produce a light golden liquor with a sweet vegetal character. The cup is smooth and complex with hints of melon and wildflower honey. A whisper of vanilla leads to a lingering finish.

TSA7 |
loose leaf flavored green tea
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Japanese green tea provides the premium tea base for this naturally flavored selection. Notes of sweet cherry are pronounced in both the aroma and the cup, lingering long into the finish. A whisper of vanilla complements the cherry flavor. Great hot or iced.

TJ52 |
loose leaf Vietnamese white tea
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This rare white tea offering from Vietnam displays very bold, hand processed leaves in shades of olive and tan. The pale golden cup is sweet and fragrant with hints of pear. A velvety smooth mouth feel introduces notes of honey and fresh melon, complemented by a warm toasty flavor. The finish is clean with a fleeting hint of spice.

TV22 |
loose leaf Pu-Erh tea
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This selection is a mixture of Sheng Pu-Erh and Nuo Mi Xiang, a Yunnan province herb with the natural fragrance of sticky rice. When infused, the pale golden liquor yields a distinctive aroma with hints of earth and sticky rice. An earthy quality also emerges in the cup, complemented by a dark sweetness. A note reminiscent of freshly baked bread lingers into the finish. Each square piece will yield approximately 2-3 cups of tea.

ZH50 |
loose leaf Ceylon white tea
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This beautifully handcrafted Ceylon white tea showcases downy, silver-sage buds. The pale champagne-colored liquor has a fresh, inviting fragrance. A silky smooth mouth feel complements sweet notes of melon and apricot. A clean finish completes an outstanding tea experience.

TC99 |
loose leaf Ceylon black tea
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In this top-quality Ceylon selection, beautiful silver-tipped leaves produce a dark copper infusion, fragrant with hints of dark sugar and raisins. The smooth, rich cup is well balanced with a full mouth feel and notes of dry red wine, which linger into the finish.

TC26 |
loose leaf Ceylon black tea
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The chunky, broken-leaf style of this Ceylon black tea selection yields a bright, coppery cup with classic high-grown flavor. The aroma is fragrant with hints of lemon and cedar. Those hints join a nuance of Burgundy in the rich, full-bodied liquor. A smooth finish completes a great cup of tea. Wonderful hot or iced.

TC88 |
USDA Organic loose leaf Oolong tea
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This exquisite organic Oolong selection showcases handcrafted full-leaf sets, produced from a fine plucking. The pale straw-colored cup has a honey-sweet character, fragrant with notes of dried fruit. A silky smooth mouth feel introduces notes of apricot, complemented by a green grape crispness that lingers into the finish.

TC86 |
USDA Organic loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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The neat, finely particled leaves of this 2019 organic first flush Darjeeling yield a sweet, lively cup with a buttery fragrance. The golden amber liquor exhibits a full mouth feel and the ripe sweetness of tropical fruit. A refreshing astringency blooms and lingers long into the finish. May be enjoyed hot or iced. We recommend a 2-minute steeping time.

TD113 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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The Glenburn Estate has been producing premium teas since the mid 1800s. This choice 2019 first flush offering is a beautiful mix of dark-olive leaves and silvery tips. The golden amber cup is fragrant with hints of honey and spring flowers. A whisper of tropical fruit and fleeting buttery quality enhance the rich mouth feel and refreshing astringency. The lingering finish is reminiscent of a dry white wine.

TD108 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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This 2019 first flush selection comes from the Ging Estate, located in the Lebong Valley of Darjeeling. Ging is a Lepcha word meaning “the outstretched slopes.” The aroma is mellow with a whisper of fresh corn silk. The amber-gold cup is light and refreshing with smooth, buttery hints, complemented by a sparkling, effervescent quality. Nuances of tropical fruit linger in the bright finish.

TD109 |
USDA Organic loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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A sweet floral fragrance introduces this aromatic first flush offering from the 2019 season. The bold, tippy leaves produce a golden amber cup with a silky smooth mouth feel and complex flavor. Classic floral notes are punctuated by a tropical fruit sweetness and a refreshing pungency that lingers into the finish.

TD110 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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A profusion of downy, silver tips complements the bold, olive-green leaves of this 2019 first flush Darjeeling. The sweet aroma is fragrant with hints of fresh cornsilk and almond. The dark golden cup exhibits a full mouth feel and rich pungency, with complex layers of tropical fruit, honeysuckle and honey. The finish is smooth and lingering.

TD107 |
loose leaf Korean black tea
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This premium tea offering from Korea yields a rosy-amber liquor with a complex aroma and flavor. Layers of dark sugar, cocoa, and oak are wrapped in a syrupy richness, lending a warming quality to this unique tea. Spicy hints linger in the finish.

TR22 |
loose leaf China black tea
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A sprinkling of downy, golden tips decorates the bold, wiry leaves of this premium black tea from Yunnan province. The dark amber cup is rich and sweet with an earthy aroma, hinting of molasses. That earthy quality is prominent in the flavor profile and lingers into the finish.

ZY82 |
USDA Organic loose leaf Japanese green tea
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A sweet, delicate fragrance introduces this organic Japanese Sencha tea. The yellow-jade cup has a light vegetal character with savory hints of umami. A gentle sweetness complements the clean finish. A great value.

TJ00 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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A sweet fragrance is accented by hints of tropical fruit in this 2019 first flush offering. The bright amber-gold cup has a full, velvety mouth feel and rich flavor. Hints of stone fruit and flowers are enhanced by nuances of wildflower honey. A smooth, clean finish completes a delightful tea experience.

TD104 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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A profusion of downy silver tips adorns the bold, olive-green leaves of this stellar 2019 first flush offering. Pronounced floral notes scent the light golden cup, complementing the fresh, sweet character. Hints of tropical fruit lead up to a lively finish.

TD100 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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This 2019 first flush Darjeeling showcases well-made leaves of light to dark olive-green, which produce an amber-gold cup with a honeyed floral aroma. Fresh notes of sweet corn silk are enhanced by a buttery smooth mouth feel. A refreshing pungency lingers well into the finish.

TD101 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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In this 2019 first flush Darjeeling offering, a variegated mix of bright green and dark olive leaves produces an invigorating cup with rich floral notes. A buttery mouth feel complements a rich tropical fruit sweetness, ending with a crisp, clean finish.

TD102 |
USDA Organic powdered loose leaf green tea
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Ho-ji Cha is a roasted Japanese green tea. In this organic Ho-ji Cha offering, the tea leaves have been ground into a fine powder, similar to Matcha tea. This produces a thick, rich liquor with a full, cocoa-like mouth feel. Toasty notes lend a warming quality to the flavorful cup. For optimal enjoyment, we recommend sifting the powder before whisking. Packed in a small, matte silver tin.

Please note that the tin label cannot be personalized.

TJ40 |
USDA Organic powdered Matcha green tea
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Toasted brown rice, ground into a fine powder, is blended with Matcha to create a rich, savory cup with toasty notes. For optimal enjoyment, we recommend sifting the powder before whisking. Packed in a small, matte silver tin.

Please note that the tin label cannot be personalized.

TJ23 |
loose leaf Japanese green tea
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A tin (approx. 35g.) of each of the following teas: TJ10: Japanese Sencha, TJ21: Gen-mai Cha, TJ34: Organic Kuki Cha Green Kamakura and TJ41: Organic Ho-ji Cha Kamakura.

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Teas will vary according to the season.

SJ01 |
USDA Organic loose leaf China black tea
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An abundance of downy, golden tips and chocolate-brown leaves produce a dark ruby-copper liquor with a pronounced cocoa aroma and velvety smooth mouth feel. A caramel sweetness wraps around notes of semi-sweet cocoa, complemented by warm toasty hints.

ZY11 |
loose leaf Vietnam Oolong tea
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A profusion of silver tips enhances the bold, handcrafted leaves of this unique Oolong selection from Vietnam. Fragrant notes of apricot, peach and honey introduce the smooth, rich cup, which fills your mouth with its buttery mouth feel. An ambrosia-like sweetness lingers long into the finish.

TV11 |
loose leaf China black tea
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A rich chocolate aroma invites you to take your first sip of this premium China Congou tea. Cocoa notes and a hint of spice are enveloped by a velvety smooth mouth feel. The dark russet-amber cup finishes with a lingering sweetness.

ZP20 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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The amber-gold cup of this 2019 first flush offering is very sweet and fragrant. The pronounced sweetness enhances notes of tropical fruit and hints of spring flowers. The crisp, clean finish provides a satisfying counterpoint, the perfect balance to the sweet flavor.

TD71 |
loose leaf Colombian tea
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A tin (approx. 35g.) of each of the following teas: TSA1: Colombian Tippy Black Tea Organic, TSA3: Colombian Wiry Green Tea Organic, TSA4: Mist Forest Colombian Green Tea and TSA6: Colombian Breakfast Blend Organic.

Please note that Sampler Sets cannot be personalized.
Teas will vary according to the season.

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loose leaf Chinese tea
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A tin (approx. 35g.) of each of the following teas: ZG20: First Grade Gunpowder Green, ZH20: China Pu-Erh Leaf, ZK11: First Grade China Keemun and ZO10: China Oolong Se Chung.

Please note that Sampler Sets cannot be personalized.
Teas will vary according to the season.

SC01 |
loose leaf black tea
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Elegant, downy gold tips are showcased in this superb black tea offering from Yunnan province. A sweet cocoa aroma pairs well with toasty/biscuity notes in the thick, rich cup. A silky smooth mouth feel envelops hints of cocoa that linger long into the finish.

ZY44 |
loose leaf black tea
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This outstanding Yunnan black tea selection is composed of handcrafted golden tips with a beautiful downy appearance. The russet-amber liquor is fragrant with hints of molasses. Layers of cocoa, spice and earth weave together to create a rich flavor that is complemented by a caramelized sugar sweetness. A whisper of spice lingers in the finish.

ZY09 |
loose leaf display green tea
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This flowering display tea has been handcrafted using a fine-quality China green tea from Fujian province. As the tea steeps, a beautiful orange lily blooms from the hand-tied loose leaf bundle.

For optimal enjoyment, we recommend our glass teapot for steeping this special tea.

ZG88 |
loose leaf scented black tea
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Scented with the aromatic lychee fruit, this China black tea has a natural hint of sweetness and a flowery aroma. A new lot.

TP31 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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The bold, well-twisted leaves of this 2018 second flush offering produce a rich, full-bodied cup with a refreshing character. A pronounced toasty aroma hints of caramel and fruit. Notes of muscatel and a honey sweetness round out the complex profile. The dark amber liquor will accommodate a splash of milk, if desired.

TD52 |
USDA Organic powdered Matcha green tea
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Perfect for the Matcha lover, this gift set includes our Organic Aichi Matcha, a bamboo whisk and scoop. Beautifully packaged in our blue gift box.

Please note that the tin label cannot be personalized.

GS11 |
USDA Organic loose leaf Darjeeling green tea
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This tea is not available. For an excellent alternative, please try our Arya Estate Emerald Green Darjeeling offering.
This organic green Darjeeling offering produces a pale gold liquor with a light vegetal fragrance that hints of stone fruit. A pronounced sweetness, suggestive of a juicy pear, complements the smooth, buttery mouth feel. A crisp, effervescent finish dances across the palate. An outstanding tea.

TDG1 |
USDA Organic loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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Rich and full-bodied, this 2018 organic second flush offering has a pronounced honey sweetness that enhances its complex flavor profile. Nutty/toasty hints complement notes of muscatel and stone fruit in the dark copper cup, leading to a silky smooth finish. This tea is a great choice for those who enjoy a splash of milk in their Darjeeling tea.

TD75 |
USDA Organic loose leaf black tea
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This tea is no longer available. For an excellent alternative, please try our popular Risheehat Second Flush Darjeeling Organic.
This flavorful blend of organic second flush Darjeeling yields a dark, robust cup with rich muscatel notes. Hints of fruit complement a warm toasty aroma. In the dark amber cup, notes of stone fruit and a honey sweetness linger into the finish. A great value.

TDB3 |
USDA Organic powdered Matcha green tea
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This organic competition grade Matcha produces a bright jade-green liquor with a silky smooth mouth feel. The fresh, clean flavor is outstanding, with sweet vegetal notes. Packed in a small, matte silver tin.

Please note that the tin label cannot be personalized.

TJ93 |
USDA Organic powdered Matcha green tea
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This organic premium-grade Matcha produces a dark yellow-jade liquor with a rich umami flavor. A light toasty nuance adds a layer of complexity to the exceptional cup. Packed in a small, matte silver tin.

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TJ91 |
USDA Organic powdered Matcha green tea
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From Aichi prefecture, this organic Matcha offering produces a superlative, dark jade cup with a pronounced vegetal character and full mouth feel. Packed in a small, matte silver tin.

Please note that the tin label cannot be personalized.

TJ92 |
USDA Organic Colombian loose leaf black tea
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With its robust character and full mouth feel, this organic black tea selection from Colombia is a great morning eye opener. Notes of sweet milk chocolate predominate in both the aroma and the dark ruby copper cup. Hints of Burgundy and malt provide a lively complement to the rich flavor. A smooth finish completes an exceptional tea experience. A staff favorite.

TSA6 |
Nepal loose leaf black tea
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In hues ranging from light to dark brown, the small, neatly made leaves of this Nepal black tea offering are sprinkled with silver tips. The golden amber liquor is fragrant with a light, fresh aroma. The flavor is rich with floral notes and a sweet, lingering finish.

TM95 |
Nepal loose leaf black tea
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Our Nepal black tea selection from the Shangri-La Estate is a beautiful mix of dark brown leaves and flecks of small green leaves, decorated with silver tips. The sweet floral aroma hints of almond. The rich golden cup has a first flush profile, with notes of flowers complemented by hints of fruit and almonds.

TM91 |
Java loose leaf green tea
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From the volcanic island of Java, Indonesia, this loose leaf green tea offering has dark olive-green leaves that produce a rich, golden cup with a brisk, refreshing character. Fragrant with hints of flowers and a whisper of sweet tobacco, the full-bodied liquor is honey-sweet, leading to a clean finish that hints of stone fruit.

TI70 |
China loose leaf green tea
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From Sichuan province, this 2018 Pre-Chingming green tea produces a fresh, vibrant cup. A toasty aroma hints of sweet corn, introducing a bright golden liquor with a smooth, full mouth feel. A rich fruitiness leads to a pleasant, lingering finish.

ZGP6 |
China loose leaf green tea
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Grown on Mengding Mountain in northwest Sichuan province, this Pre-Chingming green tea offers a pale golden cup with a sweet vegetal aroma that hints of spring flowers. Notes of ripe fruit complement the silky smooth mouth feel, ending with a crisp, clean finish.

ZGP5 |
Nilgiri loose leaf black tea
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An abundance of glossy golden tips complements the attractive, well-twisted leaves in this outstanding Nilgiri black tea selection. The ruby copper liquor has a toasty fragrance with hints of malt. Layers of rich honey, malt, and cocoa lend a delightful complexity to the toasty cup, which finishes with a hint of spice.

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China loose leaf Pu-Erh tea
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Shou Pu-Erh tea leaves are crafted by hand into medium pearl shapes, which yield a thick, rich cup with an earthy character. The aroma is fragrant with hints of sweet toffee. Cocoa notes lead to a smooth finish, hinting of spice. Each 1.25" pearl will yield approximately 3-4 cups of tea. This selection is perfect for multiple steepings.

ZH05 |
China loose leaf white tea
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This Shou Mei style white tea has been handcrafted into beautiful tea pearls. The golden ecru liquor is fragrant with notes of honey and spring flowers. The sweet cup has an herbaceous flavor with notes of ripe melon. A sweet, lingering finish completes a very special tea experience. Each 1" pearl will yield approximately 2 cups of tea.

ZW01 |
China loose leaf Pu-Erh tea
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Sheng Pu-Erh tea leaves are carefully rolled by hand into medium pearl shapes, which produce a silky smooth cup with a complex aroma and flavor. Hints of fruit and spice enhance the light earthy aroma. Pronounced notes of fresh apricot are complemented by layers of honey, earth and flowers in the pale golden liquor. The crisp, refreshing finish lingers on the palate. An outstanding selection. Each 1.25" pearl will yield approximately 3-4 cups of tea.

ZH04 |
Honeybush Vanilla loose leaf herbal tea
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This delightful, naturally flavored blend of South African Honeybush and vanilla bits is decorated with marigold petals. A spicy vanilla aroma complements the flavorful, golden-amber cup. Great hot or iced.

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Taiwan loose leaf green tea
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From the island of Taiwan (Formosa), this green tea offering has very bold leaves that produce a pale golden cup with a lightly sweet aroma. A buttery smooth mouth feel sets the stage for a delicious balance of fruity and floral notes that linger long into the finish.

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Rooibos loose leaf herbal tea
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This naturally flavored herbal selection is the perfect balance of South African Rooibos and sweet almond flavor. The dark amber liquor is fragrant with hints of marzipan and spice. The cup is pleasingly sweet with notes of almond biscotti. Enjoy this flavor-packed Rooibos hot or iced. This product contains tree nuts (almonds).

BA25 |
Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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Nestled in the Himalayan foothills, the North Tukvar Estate has been producing premium quality Darjeeling teas since 1852. This 2018 first flush offering yields a golden amber liquor with a light floral nose. The cup has a fresh lively quality and rich mouth feel, complemented by toasty/nutty hints and a lingering floral suggestion.

TD10 |
Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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The silver-tipped leaves of this 2018 first flush Darjeeling offering yield an amber gold liquor with a fresh, lively character. The flavorful cup is delightful on the palate, smooth with floral hints. A refreshing pungency is balanced with an overall honey-sweet quality that lingers long into the finish.

TD05 |
Nilgiri loose leaf black tea
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Located in southern India, the Nilgiri district of Tamil Nadu produces teas with a distinctive character. The dark brown leaves of this black tea selection yield a solid cup, smooth and mellow, with a honeyed fruit aroma. Toasty notes are complemented by a hint of fruit in the dark copper liquor. A wonderful afternoon tea.

TN07 |
Blueberry Rooibos loose leaf herbal tea
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South African Rooibos is blended with pieces of dried blueberries, blackcurrants and grapes along with hibiscus flowers, rosehip peels and beetroot bits, creating a refreshing, caffeine-free herbal with a well-balanced sweet/tart flavor. Great hot or iced.

BA06 |
New Zealand loose leaf Oolong tea
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The beautiful, handmade leaves of this unique Oolong tea are created under the guidance of tea masters from Taiwan. The pale golden liquor is fragrant with a light floral aroma. The silky smooth cup is light and flavorful with a pronounced floral character. A lingering whisper of spice completes an outstanding tea experience.

TZ01 |
Premium Oolong Sampler
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A tin (approx. 35g) each of the following Oolong teas: ZO11: Milk Oolong, ZO10: China Oolong Se Chung, ZO90: Fujian Oolong Supreme, and ZO94: An Hui Dan Cong Oolong.

Please note that Sampler Sets cannot be personalized.
Teas will vary according to the season.

SO18 |
China loose leaf Oolong tea
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From its honeyed aroma to its smooth, fruity flavor, this Oolong selection from Fujian province offers many fine qualities. A pronounced honey sweetness complements hints of pear and apple in the light amber cup. Toasty/woody nuances lead to a clean finish.

ZO90 |
loose leaf green tea
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A tin (approx. 35g) each of the following green teas: ZG30: Special Grade Temple of Heaven Gunpowder Green, ZG18: Chun Mee Moon Palace Organic, ZG07: Season's Pick China Sencha Organic, and ZG02: Season's Pick Young Hyson.

Please note that Sampler Sets cannot be personalized.
Teas will vary according to the season.

SG37 |
Ceylon loose leaf white tea
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Light sage-green buds are covered with a fine silver down in this exquisite white tea selection. The golden hay-colored infusion is fragrant with floral hints and a warm toastiness. Pronounced notes of honey bring a rich sweetness to the smooth cup.

TC87 |
Ceylon loose leaf Oolong tea
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Large, well-twisted leaves produce a pale golden liquor with a savory aroma, hinting of flowers. The savory quality may also be found in the flavor where it joins intense buttery notes and a light vegetal nuance.

TC25 |
USDA Organic Colombian organic loose leaf green tea
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The dark olive leaves of this green tea offering from Colombia are long and wiry, yielding a golden jade liquor with an herbaceous aroma. The cup has a smooth, buttery mouth feel with a hint of honey and suggestion of cocoa. With its crisp, clean finish, this tea is a great choice for those looking for a green tea without a vegetal quality.

TSA3 |
Colombian Pear Guava organic loose leaf green tea
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This naturally flavored green tea selection from Colombia produces a golden yellow liquor with the luscious fragrance of tropical fruit. Pieces of pear guava, a natural hybrid of pear and guava, and soursop, a fruit with a citrus flavor, complement the green tea base in a harmonious balance of flavors.

TSA4 |
Colombian Cacao loose leaf black tea
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Cacao husks and nibs, from small chocolate producers in the Tumaco region of Colombia, are blended with bold, dark brown leaves to create this unique, naturally flavored selection from Colombia. Sweet notes from the black tea base provide the perfect accent for the rich cocoa flavor.

TSA5 |
USDA Organic Colombian organic loose leaf black tea
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The juxtaposition of dark leaves and golden tips gives this black tea from Colombia a beautiful appearance. The dark copper amber liquor is fragrant with toasty cocoa hints. The rich cocoa quality carries on in the flavor of the full-bodied cup, finishing with a raisin sweetness.

TSA1 |
USDA Organic Colombian organic loose leaf black tea
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The very bold, twisted leaves of this black tea offering from Colombia yield a dark amber copper liquor with an inviting toasty aroma. The rich, full-bodied cup is very smooth with a cocoa mouth feel. A hint of caramelized sugar and whisper of spice linger in the finish.

TSA2 |
China loose leaf Oolong tea
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The bold leaves of this limited production "Eastern Beauty" Oolong tea yield an amber-gold cup with a sweet, rich character. Heady notes of honey and ripe fruit are present in both the fragrant aroma and complex flavor, finishing on a light spicy suggestion.

ZO93 |
Nepal loose leaf white tea
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A profusion of downy silver tips adorns the bold, dark olive leaves of this special white tea offering from Nepal. The pale amber-gold cup is rich and silky smooth with a light floral fragrance. Apricot hints and sweet hay nuances join an overall sweetness that lingers long into the finish.

TM90 |
China Keemun loose leaf black tea
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The fragrant, dark brown leaves yield a deep amber liquor with a light smoky aroma, hinting of earth and wine. The smooth cup is rich and full-bodied, accented with smoky/earthy nuances. The finish lingers with a hint of spice.

ZK33 |
China Mao Feng loose leaf black tea
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A light sprinkling of golden tips adorns the glossy dark brown leaves in this stunning Mao Feng selection. The copper ruby cup exhibits a complex aroma and flavor with rich notes of earth, wine and smoke. A hint of spice in the finish complements the silky sweet character.

ZK88 |
USDA Organic Vanilla Rooibos organic loose leaf herbal tea
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This organic South African Rooibos is blended with Bourbon vanilla bits, marigold petals and natural flavoring. Delicious hot or iced, you may enjoy this herbal infusion neat or with your favorite milk and sweetener.

BA38 |
Assam loose leaf black tea
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This broken-leaf Assam offering produces a deep copper-amber liquor, rich and full-bodied. The malty/toasty aroma is fragrant with a gentle floral suggestion. A pronounced malty note and light sweetness lead to a crisp, clean finish.

TA42 |
USDA Organic Ceylon organic loose leaf black tea
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This organic, broken-leaf selection has a classic high-grown aroma and flavor, brisk and rich. With its full body, the medium amber cup would make a great breakfast tea.

TC34 |
Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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The dark russet amber cup has a full, rich flavor, punctuated by a brisk, refreshing aroma. A citrus-like brightness embraces sweet honey notes in the medium-bodied liquor.

TC57 |
USDA Organic Ceylon organic loose leaf black tea
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Attractive and bold, the large, dark brown leaves of this organic offering have a folded, crepey appearance. The medium amber cup has a hint of caramel sweetness, a warm toasty quality, and a gentle pungency that plays at the edge of your palate.

TC60 |
Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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A perfect choice for breakfast tea, this broken-leaf selection wakes you up with its brisk, refreshing aroma. Notes of honey and a light floral hint blend harmoniously with a rich, toasty character.

TC52 |
USDA Organic Ceylon organic loose leaf green tea
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From the Uva district, this organic green tea offering has long, well-twisted leaves that produce a pale golden liquor with a smooth mouth feel. The light, sweet aroma is earthy with mineral nuances. The herbaceous cup has a stone fruit sweetness and a clean finish. This is a great choice for those who enjoy a less vegetal flavor.

TC38 |
Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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Small, neat leaves are laced with flecks of golden tips, producing a robust cup with a toasty aroma. Notes of honey and malt lead to a bright, citrusy finish.

TC43 |
Japanese loose leaf Oolong tea
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This unique selection is created using nitrogen during the production process. The resulting leaves contain the substance GABA (Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid). The bright green leaves infuse a rich yellow-jade liquor with intense buttery notes and oceanic hints. A truly satisfying cup.

TJ58 |
Organic Tamaryokucha
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Tamaryokucha, literally translated as "coiled tea", is a superb, handcrafted green tea that has a full, complex flavor. Vegetal notes and a pleasing pungency are accentuated by hints of dark berries and a sweet aftertaste. Produced in Takachiho, Miyazaki, from the Yabukita cultivar.

TJ88 |
KuKi Cha loose leaf green tea
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Tiny, pink cherry blossoms peek out from bright green twigs in this unique offering from Japan. The golden yellow liquor is redolent with fragrant floral notes. A light vegetal undertone complements a buttery sweetness in the smooth, refreshing cup.

TJ77 |
USDA Organic Japanese loose leaf black tea
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Although somewhat rare, black tea has been cultivated and produced in Japan for almost 150 years. Production is limited and seldom exported. This offering is produced in Kagoshima prefecture from the Benifuki cultivar. The neat, dark brown leaves yield a smooth, rich liquor with no astringency. A light grape-like sweetness may be found in the aroma. The cup is lively, with a light spicy/woody hint and a honey note that develops over time. Best enjoyed plain.

TJ74 |
African loose leaf black tea
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A smooth, medium-bodied cup is produced from the long, dark brown leaves. A hint of honey is introduced in the aroma, blooming into a pronounced note in the coppery amber cup. A nutty nuance complements the sweet flavor, ending with a crisp, clean finish.

TK22 |
Japanese loose leaf green tea
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Long, thin needles of lustrous dark emerald produce a yellow jade liquor exhibiting a wonderful balance of complex sweet and savory notes. A very sweet, buttery mouth feel complements rich umami notes and a fresh vegetal quality that lingers into the finish.

TJ99 |
African loose leaf green tea
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Bold, well twisted leaves, in shades of olive green, produce a yellow jade liquor with a bright, brothy aroma. A refreshing character is well balanced with a rich buttery mouth feel and sweet hay notes. The finish is clean and satisfying.

TK10 |
Milk Oolong loose leaf Oolong tea
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From Fujian province, this unique Milk Oolong tea is composed of loosely rolled leaves with a rich buttery fragrance. The sparkling pale yellow cup has a silky smooth mouth feel with a round, complex flavor profile. A tropical fruit sweetness complements notes of coconut cream and a light floral suggestion. This tea is a perfect choice for multiple infusions.

ZO11 |
Jasmine loose leaf green tea
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This fine Jasmine selection produces an amber gold cup with a rich, full mouth feel. The flavor showcases a perfect balance between the base tea and its meticulous jasmine scenting. Light floral notes are highlighted by a hint of sweetness that lingers into the finish.

ZJ55 |
African loose leaf black tea
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This is our Golden Kenya tea, sold in either bold broken-leaf or whole-leaf, depending upon availability. The cup has full flavor and aroma, with medium body. May be enjoyed plain, but it is strong enough to accommodate a touch of milk. A brisk character with a subtle hint of rose makes this selection especially interesting.

TK25 |
China Yunnan loose leaf black tea
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Large, dark brown leaves have been carefully rolled into uniform pearl shapes to create this unique Black Dragon Pearl tea from Yunnan province. Both the dry pearls and the infused liquor are fragrant with the scent of chocolate, hinting of its delicious flavor. The golden-amber cup of Yunnan black tea is rich and earthy with notes of sweet cocoa and hints of stone fruit. The finish is smooth and lingering.

ZY75 |
China loose leaf Pu-Erh tea
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This classic, leaf-style Shou Pu-Erh tea has reddish-brown leaves that produce a dark ruby copper liquor with a sweet earthy aroma. Rich Burgundy notes complement a thick mouth feel with dark cocoa hints.

ZH02 |
USDA Organic China organic loose leaf green tea
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Processed in the style of a Japanese Sencha tea, this selection is an excellent value for an everyday green tea. The golden cup is aromatic with floral hints and a sweet, buttery mouth feel.

ZG07 |
Lapsang Souchong loose leaf black tea
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Rich and lusty, this smoky tea has a mellow aftertaste. A bit smokier than the China variety.

TT71 |
Lapsang Souchong loose leaf black tea
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The smoky flavor of a good Lapsang Souchong is unforgettable. This is an excellent example of this large-leaf variety. Mellow tea which is low in caffeine.

ZS20 |
Lapsang Souchong loose leaf black tea
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The best China Lapsang Souchong we have found. To our knowledge we are the only importer of this grade of China Lapsang Souchong. Superior in flavor. Very smoky, yet quite mellow.

ZS80 |
Lapsang Souchong loose leaf black tea
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Blended especially for Upton Tea Imports, this tea is a pleasing and subtly complex variation on a rich, smoky classic. The perfect gift for the Lapsang Souchong drinker who seeks a less smoky cup.

ZS90 |
USDA Organic China organic loose leaf white tea
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A special grade of organic white tea, this Pai Mu Tan (Bai Mu Dan) selection has a full complement of tender leaf buds. The dark golden cup is well-balanced with an earthy, herbaceous aroma. The bolder leaf style yields a liquor with full flavor and subtle hints of melon and spice.

ZW57 |
Japanese loose leaf green tea
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This selection has an interesting pedigree, being a mix of two special varietals. The result is a cup somewhat akin to a Kenyan purple tea, with its lavender-brown colored liquor. The aroma has a toasty/nutty sweetness. The cup is delicate and smooth with sweet herbaceous notes and hints of flowers and melon.

TJ65 |
Japanese loose leaf green tea
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This top quality Kabuse Sencha is crafted in Kagoshima prefecture, located in the southern part of Kyushu. Processed in the traditional style, the leaves are shaded for the last 2-3 weeks before harvest. The result is a flavorful, brothy cup, with a sweet character and full, clean aftertaste. Produced from the Okumidori cultivar.

TJ79 |
USDA Organic Japanese organic loose leaf green tea
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This offering was grown using the Saemidori cultivar in Miyazaki prefecture, located on the island of Kyushu. Both the leaf and cup have a deep, dark green color and heady, rich aroma. The exquisite liquor has sweet, vegetal notes, a brothy mouth feel and pleasing, light astringency. The leaves are typical of the Fukamushi style, with both larger and small leaf pieces.

TJ05 |
USDA Organic Rooibos organic loose leaf herbal tea
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Organic South African Rooibos is blended with a melange of aromatic spices, producing a delicious beverage that's great hot or iced. Contains organic ginger, organic cinnamon, organic licorice root, organic black pepper, organic cardamom pods, organic rose petals, organic calendula petals and natural flavoring.

BA34 |
China loose leaf white tea
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From Jinggu County in Yunnan province, these exquisite downy white tea buds yield a pale straw-colored infusion, notable for a nutty/toasty aroma with hints of honey. A sweet hay nuance complements the savory cup, which finishes with a gentle spice hint.

ZW95 |
USDA Organic Decaffeinated Darjeeling organic loose leaf black tea
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The top standard of decaffeinated Darjeeling tea available, and by far the best we have cupped. Please note that even the best decaffeinated teas lose some of the flavor and complexity of their unprocessed counterparts.

TXD8 |
China Keemun loose leaf black tea
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A fine complement of golden tips sets this stylish selection apart. The flavor has classic Burgundy-like Keemun notes, with subtle smokiness and a hint of cocoa. This one comes close to the Hao-Ya 'A' Keemun of days past.

ZK96 |
USDA Organic Korean organic loose leaf green tea
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This handcrafted, organic offering from Korea is called Jung-Jak, or "medium sparrow tongue." The bright golden cup has a crisp character, nicely balanced with a sweet melon note. The liquor has a floral fragrance and a clean, refreshing finish.

TR55 |
Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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Well twisted, ebony brown leaves and a complement of silver buds yield a dark, satisfying infusion with a sweet aroma. Notes of honey and malt round out the bright, toasty cup, which could accommodate milk, if desired. A pleasant briskness lingers in the light fruity finish.

TC16 |
CO2 Decaffeinated Indonesian Black Tea
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This decaffeinated tea offering is a medium-bodied, breakfast-style tea. A toasty hint complements the smooth, rich flavor.

TXI9 |
USDA Organic Jasmine organic loose leaf green tea
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An organic silver-tip green tea was scented with fresh, organic jasmine blossoms, creating this delightful tea. The cup aroma is candy sweet and redolent with the sublime scent of jasmine. The liquor is smooth and well balanced, with a pleasing level of jasmine flavor that lingers into the finish.

ZJ57 |
China loose leaf Oolong tea
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This tea begins as a classic, medium-oxidized Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong, processed in the traditional style. It is finished and cured with a slow firing in bamboo baskets over a charcoal fire. The result is a tea with smooth, rich and inviting character.

ZO20 |
USDA Organic Japanese organic loose leaf green tea
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Limited lots of organic Gyokuro tea are produced each year. This lot has smooth umami notes, a rich cup and a clean, sweet finish. It was grown in Miyazaki prefecture using the Yabukita cultivar. We are happy to offer this tea while our current supply lasts.

TJ81 |
USDA Organic Matcha organic green tea
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This selection was made specifically for use as an ingredient in smoothies, ice cream, baked goods, lattes, or anything else one's creativity can conjure up. Produced in the Uji prefecture of Japan and NOP certified. Packet design may vary.

TJ86 |
USDA Organic Matcha Gen-mai Cha loose leaf green tea
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This extraordinary grade of Matcha Gen-mai Cha is seldom seen outside of Japan. The components are of exceptional quality, and produce a harmonious, well-balanced infusion, which is eminently smooth. Toasted rice add a soothing, mellow quality to the complex vegetal flavor.

TJ28 |
USDA Organic Assam organic loose leaf black tea
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This Assam selection produces a dark cup with a full flavor profile. Notes of cocoa and a delicate caramel hint complement a sweet and toasty aroma for an enjoyable cup.

TA07 |
USDA Organic African organic loose leaf black tea
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The cup has a full flavor and aroma, with a medium body. May be enjoyed plain, but it is strong enough to accommodate a touch of milk. Longer steepings yield a robust cup with notes of rose and peppery hints. At briefer steepings, the liquor is sweeter and more delicate.

TK12 |
USDA Organic Jasmine organic loose leaf green tea
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This selection is produced via the careful processing of quality green tea with fragrant jasmine blossoms. The result is a mildly pungent tea with a pleasant aroma and delicate jasmine essence. The liquor has a pleasingly rich taste.

ZJ56 |
Decaffeinated China loose leaf green tea
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Bright and flavorful, this CO2 decaffeinated green tea has a pleasant vegetal quality. A bolder version of our ZG09, Decaffeinated China Green Tea.

ZGX9 |
USDA Organic China Silver Needle organic loose leaf white tea
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This special production is composed entirely of unopened leaf buds. The cup has a delicate, sweet aroma. The light liquor is refreshing with a sweet hint and a lightly nutty/fruity finish. An outstanding organic white tea.

ZW90 |
Nilgiri Broken Orange Black Pekoe loose leaf black tea
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Located in southern India, Nilgiri produces teas similar to those of Ceylon, yet with a distinctive character. This British style Nilgiri loose leaf orange pekoe tea produces a flavorful cup that is excellent with milk.

TN10 |
USDA Organic Jasmine Pearl organic loose leaf green tea
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This rare offering is produced from carefully selected leaf sets, consisting of buds and tender first-leaf sets. It is then scented with the highest quality jasmine blossoms, which are later painstakingly removed to ensure that the quality of the leaf is represented in the cup.

ZJ91 |
China Keemun loose leaf black tea
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A mellow tea in the style of An Hui province Keemun, with classic Burgundy cup character and mild smoky note. The liquor is smooth, with a lingering sweet finish.

ZK12 |
China loose leaf yellow tea
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This relatively rare, handcrafted offering is produced in An Hui province, Huo Shan County, and was once a tribute tea offered to the Emperor. The leaves are composed of a fine plucking, with a downy bud and two leaves. The liquor is a muted hay color with a buttery aspect. The flavor is subtle yet rich and enticing, with an evanescent tropical fruit note.

ZG51 |
Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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A whole-leaf Ceylon tea of excellent flavor and good color. Highly recommended for the Ceylon enthusiast. This is a new bolder leaf version of this popular selection.

TC32 |
USDA Organic Ceylon organic loose leaf black tea
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This superb organic broken-leaf selection yields a colory infusion with a pleasant briskness and depth of flavor. The profile is that of a classic dark style Uva tea, with a strong but balanced character.

TC42 |
Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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Japanese researchers created GABA tea serendipitously in the 1980's. Wanting effective methods to preserve tea, not fully oxidized leaf was exposed to nitrogen. The glutamic acid inherent in tea was transformed to Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid, or GABA for short. This selection is notable for its broad and interesting flavor profile, with notes of mango, peach and guava. The cup has a creamy body with a pronounced, lingering sweetness.

TT78 |
Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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For a smooth, mellow cup of tea. Classic Ceylon flavor.

TC20 |
Decaffeinated Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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The top standard of decaffeinated Ceylon available, and by far the most flavorful, and best we have cupped. Please note that even the best decaffeinated teas lack some of the flavor and complexity of their unprocessed counterparts.

TXC9 |
Decaffeinated Assam loose leaf black tea
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Whole-leaf or broken-leaf Assam (depending on availability), decaffeinated with pure carbon dioxide.

TXA9 |
USDA Organic Honeybush organic loose leaf herbal tea
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This caffeine-free tisane has a pleasant taste, with honey-like notes and a mild spiciness. The complex aroma is full and inviting, with fruity nuances.

BA28 |
USDA Organic Japanese organic loose leaf green tea
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First grade Bancha, produced during peak season, is a tea with herbaceous aroma, smooth character, and pale jade liquor. This is a tea with a full mouth feel, bright cup, and clean finish.

TJ06 |
USDA Organic China organic loose leaf green tea
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This organic tea has the bold flavor of a high-fired tea, yet it has a pleasing smoothness with delicate sweetness. The thin, well-twisted leaves produce a liquor with a pale green color. This is a very popular style of China green tea with a bolder leaf.

ZG14 |
USDA Organic Rooibos organic loose leaf herbal tea
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This organic Rooibos has an inviting aroma, with hints of vanilla and citrus. The smooth flavor has notes of spice and caramel. We recommend this tisane for drinking iced, as well as hot.

BA20 |
China loose leaf green tea
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Brisk China green tea of the Chun Mee family. Superior quality, golden liquor with a hint of sweetness. Use sparingly for optimum flavor.

ZG10 |
China Keemun loose leaf black tea
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With its rich flavor profile and smooth mouth feel, this standard grade Keemun represents a great value for a China black tea. Hints of wine and a suggestion of smoke round out the earthy, full-bodied cup.

ZK11 |
China loose leaf white tea
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Brown/green leaves and silvery buds yield a light golden-amber infusion with a sweet, toasty aroma. The smooth, full-bodied cup has notes of honey and melon as well as some toasty hints

ZW60 |
USDA Organic China organic loose leaf green tea
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This is a perfect tea for getting your daily dose of "greens." This fannings grade produces a smooth and flavorful cup within a minute. Value-priced for everyday consumption and chosen for its pleasing character, this tea is an excellent choice for the green tea enthusiast on a budget.

ZG03 |
China Yunnan loose leaf black tea
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This superior China black tea is a great after-dinner tea. Stands up nicely to milk; delectable plain. (Our original China Yunnan, introduced as item TP50.)

ZY51 |
Japanese loose leaf green tea
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The finest Japanese green tea, only shade-grown tips are used for Gyokuro. Prized for its delicate flavor and natural sweetness.

TJ80 |
Loose Sencha Green Tea From Japan
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Delicate but brisk, this splendid loose leaf sencha green tea has a clean vegetal flavor. Rapidly gaining the recognition it deserves, this Japanese sencha tea refreshes the palate with a hint of sweetness.

TJ10 |
Japanese loose leaf green tea
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A superior grade of Sencha, with a brighter flavor and smoother finish than basic Sencha. Highly recommended.

TJ16 |
USDA Organic Ho-ji Cha organic loose leaf green tea
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This roasted, organic tea is produced from first grade, bold-leaf Bancha. The flavorful infusion has a rich character, with complex, toasty notes.

TJ41 |
USDA Organic Green Honeybush organic loose leaf herbal tea
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Honeybush is gaining popularity as a caffeine-free alternative to decaffeinated teas. This unoxidized version, which is higher in antioxidants than traditional Honeybush, has an invigorating aroma and flavor notes of citrus and sweet apricot.

BA29 |
USDA Organic China organic loose leaf green tea
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Produced in the mountainous region of Zhejiang province, this distinguished selection represents an especially good value in Lung Ching tea. Hand-processed leaves are fashioned into flat, yellow-green leaf sets, yielding a flavorful cup with a sweet character and buttery smooth mouth feel. The aroma is fragrant with nutty notes and a light floral hint.

ZG60 |
Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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Choicest Oolong (Wu-Long) is a flavorful alternative to the higher priced Fancy grades, with much of the complexity and cup character. The bold leaves, with some silvery tips, produce a liquor with notes of dark grapes and hints of peach.

TT18 |
China loose leaf green tea
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The most tender buds are picked under carefully controlled conditions in the spring. One of the most prized of China green teas, only a limited amount of this special grade tea is available.

ZG92 |
Taiwan loose leaf black tea
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Formosa Keemun has a unique style that has attracted a dedicated following. This selection has the characteristic Oolong notes and gentle smokiness of this tea. It also has the lighter-colored leaf and infusion of our original Formosa Keemun from several years ago. Recommended for those seeking a divergence from traditional China Keemun.

TT51 |
China loose leaf white tea
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Very rare, this exotic tea is the most distinguished of all white teas. The silver-leaf tea buds yield a naturally sweet, complex, and delicate tea.

ZW80 |
Magnolia loose leaf Oolong tea
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This Guangdong province specialty is a lovely Oolong tea, scented with magnolia flowers. Alternately known as Orchid Oolong or in Chinese Yu Lan, this selection is a must try for those who appreciate a fine scented tea. The flavor nuances are unique, but hints of jasmine lend a recognizable character.

ZM65 |
loose leaf black tea
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A tin (approx 35g) each of the following: TP12: Premium China Keemun, TD50: No.1 Tippy Orthodox GFOP Darjeeling, ZY51: China Yunnan TGFOP, and TB51: East Frisian BOP Assam Tea. Representative of a wide range of fine black teas.

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SM30 |
USDA Organic China organic loose leaf green tea
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This grade of Gunpowder tea is produced from fine China green tea that is painstakingly processed into loosely rolled "pearls." The finished product is a tea with rich flavor, balanced pungency, and the smoky tones one would expect from a quality Gunpowder.

ZG26 |
USDA Organic Assam organic loose leaf black tea
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A blend of choice CTC-grade Assam teas, with the typical malty and flavorful taste profile. A perfect choice for those seeking a strong morning cup.

TA15 |
USDA Organic Darjeeling organic loose leaf black tea
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This tea blend is sold out. For an excellent alternative, please try our Singtom Estate Second Flush TFBOP.
A blend of select lots of Darjeeling teas produced without the use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides. The golden liquor has a delicate floral aroma and a mildly fruity flavor. The cup is smooth, and the finish is pleasingly pungent.

TDB5 |
USDA Organic Green Rooibos organic loose leaf herbal tea
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This green Rooibos is a popular variation of the standard (oxidized) versions. With a light flavor, fresh aroma, and mild sweetness, this tisane is an excellent choice for a caffeine-free beverage.

BA02 |
Assam loose leaf black tea
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A uniform, broken-leaf tea with bold character and strong, malty flavor. This tea is a great choice for breakfast and throughout the day.

TA20 |
Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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A lightly oxidized leaf that releases a delicate, flowery liquor. The sweet and refreshing taste is enhanced by the fragrance of lilacs. A truly exquisite tea.

TT88 |
USDA Organic Nilgiri loose leaf organic black tea
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A rich tea with solid body and full mouth feel. A pleasing, balanced cup with a classic Nilgiri flavor and style.

TN64 |
USDA Organic Nilgiri loose leaf organic black tea
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A whole-leaf Nilgiri with vibrant aromatics, a sweet cup, and a gentle, crisp bite. Smooth yet very flavorful with medium body. Enjoyable plain or with milk.

TN68 |
China loose leaf Oolong tea
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A special grade of Fujian province Oolong, with superior flavor, aroma, and leaf style. The tightly rolled leaves unfold to reveal the fine plucking, yielding a smooth cup with a toasty, spicy flavor.

ZO86 |
Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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Moderately priced tea of good quality. The value choice of many Oolong fans. Originally referred to as European Market Formosa Oolong. While the leaf quality of this grade cannot be compared to costlier Formosa Oolong teas, it is popular for its deep flavor notes.

TT15 |
Gen-mai Cha loose leaf green tea
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Literally, Gen-mai Cha means brown rice tea. Toasted and partially puffed rice is blended with large-leaf Sencha.

TJ21 |
China Keemun loose leaf black tea
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Extra care is taken with each step, from the extra-fine picking through the oxidation. Exquisite in style, color, aroma, and taste. If an unspecified 'Hao-Ya' Keemun is sold, it is typically Hao-Ya 'B'.

ZK80 |
Rooibos Chai loose leaf herbal tea
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South African Rooibos flavored with cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, citrus peels, star anise, pepper, and cloves. A caffeine-free beverage.

BA33 |
Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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This estate produces some of the best whole-leaf teas in Sri Lanka. For the Ceylon enthusiast. Drink with or without milk. A choice lot with a bold-leaf style. Steep for five to six minutes.

TC85 |
China Yunnan loose leaf black tea
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A Broken Orange Pekoe from Yunnan province, this tea is a hearty version of the whole-leaf varieties. Try it with milk for a British style Yunnan cup.

ZY45 |
Assam loose leaf black tea
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A bold CTC style tea with rich flavor. The dark liquor will readily take milk. Especially suited as a bracing morning tea.

TA27 |
Jasmine Pearl loose leaf green tea
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Tightly rolled leaf bud sets scented with an alluring fruity nuance. This is a more affordable alternative to our extremely popular Dragon Phoenix Pearl.

ZJ85 |
China loose leaf Oolong tea
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The loosely rolled leaves of this finest grade of China Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong produce a pale golden cup with a full, buttery mouth feel. A sweet, floral fragrance introduces notes of dried fruit and a hint of honeysuckle in the flavor. The finish lingers with a light toastiness.

ZO88 |
China Oolong Se Chung
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A top grade of this lesser known style of China Oolong. This Chinese loose leaf Oolong tea is slightly green, with a woody aroma and flavor. A style served in Hong Kong Chinese restaurants. Oolong tea is also referred to as Wu-Long tea, or Black Dragon tea.

ZO10 |
Jasmine Pearl loose leaf green tea
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Select fine pluckings (two leaves and a bud), scented with the finest jasmine flowers and tightly rolled into pearl-sized spheres. A rare treat for Jasmine tea lovers.

ZJ90 |
Jasmine loose leaf green tea
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The choicest of the standard grades of Jasmine tea. Delicate flavor with a natural sweetness that is enhanced by the sublime aroma of the finest jasmine flowers.

ZJ81 |
Assam loose leaf black tea
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A whole-leaf Assam with golden tips (young leaf buds). Characteristic maltiness and complex flavor. This is our most popular Assam.

TA40 |
Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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An exceptional golden tip Darjeeling blend. We first introduced this tea in 1990 and it continues to be our most popular Darjeeling.

TD50 |
Darjeeling loose leaf black tea
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From its inviting aroma to its rich, full-bodied cup, this blend of premium Darjeeling teas has many fine points to consider. Fruity notes join toasty/nutty hints in the dark amber liquor. The finish lingers with a gentle astringency. An excellent choice for an everyday Darjeeling.

TD60 |
China Yunnan loose leaf black tea
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High-grown Yunnan of excellent quality. Sold by some as the best available, this grade is actually the best of the commonly available grades. Brisk flavor without the harshness of lesser Yunnan teas.

ZY40 |
Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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With an oxidation level of approximately 40%, Amber Oolong (Wu-Long) teas produce a liquor that is darker than the Jade Oolongs. The flavor is slightly more earthy and robust.

TT55 |
Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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This grade of Amber Oolong (Wu-Long) has more complex flavor and finer leaf style than our TT55. Highly recommended.

TT57 |
Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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The finest Jade Oolong that we have ever sampled. Those who are looking for the best of what Taiwan can produce will want to try at least the sample size (12 grams).

TT89 |
Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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Extra rich flavor. A Tung-Ting style Oolong, oxidized at approximately 18 percent to retain a greener character. Very sweet and aromatic, this is the style of Oolong that is favored by Taiwan tea connoisseurs.

TT86 |
Taiwan loose leaf Oolong tea
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Those who appreciate the finer grades of Tung-Ting style Oolong will find this one an exceptional value. The flavor is surprisingly more refined than item TT86.

TT87 |
China loose leaf green tea
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This high-grade Gunpowder tea is rich and full-bodied with a pronounced sweetness. A hint of tobacco complements the herbaceous flavor and lingers into the finish.

ZG30 |
China loose leaf green tea
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One of the finest China green teas is Lung Ching (Dragon Well). The liquor is pale yellow, slightly sweet, and very refreshing.

ZG71 |
China loose leaf Pu-Erh tea
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This leaf format Pu-Erh yields dark liquor with strong earthy notes in the traditional style. A good value for this Yunnan classic.

ZH20 |
Jasmine loose leaf green tea
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Chung-Hao Jasmine belongs to the same series of China Jasmine tea as Yin-Hao, but is less expensive. Delicate silver tips adorn the well-made leaves, producing a light, refreshing cup redolent with the heady fragrance of jasmine blossoms. A rich sweetness blooms and lingers into the finish.

ZJ41 |
Java Breakfast loose leaf black tea
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A rich breakfast blend especially suited for those who enjoy a powerful cup in the morning. This also is a great choice for iced tea. Java teas are never expensive, so you get the best produced for a few cents a cup.

TB15 |
USDA Organic China organic loose leaf green tea
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Literally translated, Chun Mee means 'precious eyebrows.' One of our most popular organic China green teas. Steep about 2 minutes.

ZG18 |
China loose leaf green tea
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Superior grade of green tea in the style of gunpowder teas (tightly rolled tea leaves resembling gunpowder pellets).

ZG20 |
Assam organic loose leaf black tea
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This fine C.T.C. (Crush-Tear-Curl) style of tea infuses quickly. One minute of steeping produces a hearty cup of flavorful tea.

TA11 |
Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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A choice blend of regional Ceylons.

TC05 |
Ceylon loose leaf black tea
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Good color and strength for a hearty cup. Takes milk very well.

TC30 |
China Keemun loose leaf black tea
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Often called the Burgundy of China teas, this North China Congou is rich, flavorful and appropriate for any time of day. We offer this as our basic Keemun, although it is in the middle range of the standard series.

TP12 |
Rose loose leaf black tea
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Quality China black (Congou) tea is scented with rose blossoms, creating a naturally aromatic, sweet cup. This tea is occasionally referred to as Lotus Tea, but should not be confused with the flavored tea blend bearing that name. A new lot with rose petals.

TP40 |
Jasmine loose leaf green tea
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Green tea scented with jasmine flowers, producing a fragrant, delicate tea. Sometimes classified as an Oolong tea, Jasmine teas are technically of the scented Pouchong family of teas.

TP70 |
China loose leaf white tea
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This fine selection produces an amber gold liquor from large leaves in shades of green-brown. A toasty aroma with hints of melon complements an herbaceous cup with a pronounced honey sweetness.

ZW24 |
China loose leaf Oolong tea
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With a light oxidation level of less than 20%, this premium Oolong is produced in Anxi county of Fujian province. The name Huang Jin Gui translates to golden osmanthus, referring to the cup's light gold hue and osmanthus-like aroma and flavor.

ZO21 |
China Yunnan loose leaf black tea
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This selection is handcrafted from a bold-leaf Yunnan varietal. The dry leaves are tightly rolled into a spiral snail shape, dark in color, with golden tip accents. The smooth cup is rich and full-bodied with notes of bittersweet cocoa and carob, as well as the classic Yunnan spice hints.

ZY07 |
China loose leaf Oolong tea
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An outstanding Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong selection, with an appealing floral intensity. The attractive, olive-green leaves produce a fragrant, pale gold infusion with a buttery smooth mouth feel. Orchid/lilac notes are prominent in both the flavor and aroma, as well as a hint of honey sweetness.

ZO82 |
China Yunnan loose leaf black tea
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This tea is currently unavailable. For an alternative, please try our popular Yunnan Golden Tips Supreme.
Grown in the mountains of Yunnan province, this superlative selection yields a medium-bodied liquor with a substantial mouth feel. The cup aroma is sweet and spicy with toasty nuances. Cocoa flavor notes are accented with characteristic Yunnan spicy hints.

ZY94 |
USDA Organic China Keemun loose leaf organic black tea
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This superior organic Keemun has the depth of flavor and refined complexity characteristic of top grade An Hui Congou teas. The long, wiry leaves produce a deep amber infusion with an aroma hinting of sweet spices and smoke. The smooth cup has notes of wine and cocoa, followed by a peppery hint in the finish.

ZK99 |
China Yunnan loose leaf black tea
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This outstanding selection is composed of bold, well-formed leaves with a very high concentration of golden tips. The smooth, chestnut-amber cup has a rich, inviting aroma and creamy mouth feel. A suggestion of earth and malt join pleasant notes of spice and cocoa, lingering on the palate.

ZY83 |
China Keemun loose leaf black tea
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From An Hui province, home of the famous Hao-Ya Keemun teas, this selection offers a bright character with a suggestion of sweet tobacco in the aroma. The medium-bodied cup has warm toasty notes and a honey sweetness that blooms as the tea cools.

ZK52 |
Lapsang Souchong loose leaf black tea
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A smooth mouth feel and delightful bright quality are showcased in this fine Lapsang Souchong selection. Rich smoky notes balance with a light, lingering sweetness in the whiskey-colored liquor.

ZS01 |
loose leaf Darjeeling black tea
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The best value in Darjeeling tea. Broken-leaf Darjeeling is often overlooked, either because the price is so reasonable or because too much value is placed on a more stylish leaf. This flavorful BOP blend offers a great cup at a very attractive price.

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