Curious Tea All About Green Tea Gift Box contains eight small pouches of 10g each of eight different green teas from around the world. This tea selection gift box is perfect for exploring the different types of green teas. We carefully handpicked these to showcase each tea and highlight how cultivation, terroir and processing play their roles in turning the camellia sinensis plant into so many different green teas with such varied taste profiles.
We recommend purchasing this tea selection in gift packaging. This consists of an embossed gift box lined with mulberry paper that makes for a fantastic tea gift. This is the perfect way to present this unique tea gift to any tea lover.
This All About Green Tea Gift Box contains the following green teas:
Ashikita Zairai Kamairicha is an award-winning Japanese green tea grown from a native cultivar in Ashikita District of Kumamoto Prefecture. This kamairicha is pan-fried, resulting in a balanced character. It has a savoury profile and a flavour that is grassy and sweet with floral and citrus notes.
Bitaco Colombian Leafy Green is a smooth green tea from a relatively unknown tea growing region: Colombia. Twisted green leaves produce a delicate liquor with a light floral and vegetal aroma. It has a vegetal profile with a sweet and creamy mouthfeel and clean aftertaste.
Darjeeling Rohini Emerald is a complex green tea from Rohini Tea Estate in the Himalayan foothills. Tippy, wiry leaves produce a golden liquor with a vegetal aroma. The taste is fruity and vegetal, with notes of blackcurrant leaves, stewed fruits, berries and fennel.
Dong Cheon Daejak Nokcha is a lovely summer green tea from Dong Cheon co-operative of farmers in Jirisan. Picked from semi-wild trees, it has a light liquor with an unusual aroma of toasted corn. The taste is smooth, subtly grassy and sweet with notes of vanilla and cream.
Long Jing Ming Qian Dragon Well is an award-winning exquisite green tea from China harvested in early spring. The light green liquor produced has a faint incense aroma and a complex sweet and savoury taste with zesty vegetal notes.
Tan Cuong Fish Hook is a smooth green tea crafted using traditional hand processing techniques to create ‘fish hook’ leaves. It produces a complex liquor that has mineral, herbaceous and creamy notes of cooked vegetables. The lasting aftertaste has hints of citrus and smoke.
Tenryu Yabukita Sencha is a premium sencha made from Yabukita cultivar plants grown in Tenryū Ward, on the upper reaches of Tenryū River. Neatly rolled leaves produce a savoury, velvety liquor. It has vegetal, herbaceous, umami notes and a satisfying zesty aftertaste.
Tumoi Nandi Hills Purple is an unusual purple leaf tea from Tumoi Teas Cooperative based high up in Nandi Hills, on the edge of the Great Rift Valley. The slightly purple coloured liquor has a refreshing taste with tangy fruity notes of sugared plums and fresh spring greens.