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:
An Ji Bai Cha is a famous green tea from Anji County of Zhejiang Province that consists solely of select buds. It is known as ‘An Ji White Tea’ after the appearance of the plucked leaves. The bright liquor has a crisp, herbaceous taste with nutty, vegetal and umami notes.
Ashikita Zairai Kamairicha is an award-winning unusual 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.
Assam Koliapani Xuwola Green is a hand-processed refreshing green tea from Koliapani Village in Assam. The large, wiry leaves produce a smooth liquor with a sparkling flavour that is creamy, grassy and lightly fruity. The herbaceous aftertaste is light and has no astringency.
Bitaco Colombian Wiry Green is a revitalising green tea grown at an altitude of over 1,500m in the Colombian Andes. Tippy green leaves produce a bright liquor with a light vegetal aroma. The smooth taste has vegetal, creamy and fruity notes and a slightly drying grassy aftertaste.
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.
Muong Khuong Purple Rain is harvested on a small scale by the Hmong ethnic people from wild tea trees. This tea has a complex savoury taste reminiscent of earthy green vegetables, kombu seaweed and exotic mushrooms with a hint of 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.