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:
Boseong Sejak Nokcha is an early spring green tea from a fully organic plantation run by the Choi family in Boseong County. The wiry leaves produce a lime yellow liquor with a floral grassy aroma. The fresh taste is grassy, with savoury seaweed notes and a lightly sweet 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.
Huang Shan Mao Feng a light Mao Feng green tea from the famous Yellow Mountain tea region. Slender green leaves produce a pale liquor with a faint floral aroma. The clean taste is grassy and vegetal, with lightly sweet and fruity notes and minimal astringency.
Long Jing Ming Qian Dragon Well is an 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. Winner of a 2* Great Taste Award in 2018.
Makinohara Kukicha green tea from Shizuoka Prefecture in Japan is made from a mixture of sencha leaves and stalks, resulting in a sweeter character. It produces a green liquor with a grassy aroma. The verdant sweet profile has satisfying toasted notes and a slightly savoury aftertaste. Winner of a 1* Great Taste Award in 2019.
San Xia Ming Qian Bi Luo Chun is an early spring Pre Qing Ming green tea from Sanxia District, made from a Qing Xin Gan Zi cultivar. The fine handpicked leaves produce a light liquor with a fresh herbaceous flavour. The taste is sweet and vegetal with floral notes and a clean 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.
Yame Gyokuro is a shaded green tea from the famous Yame tea growing area of Fukuoka Prefecture. Fine dark leaves produce an opaque green liquor with a savoury aroma. The rich taste has creamy umami flavours with notes of herbs and fresh green vegetables.