Our Curious Tea Great Taste Awards ‘The Lucky 8’ contains eight sample pouches of 10g each of our most popular and favourite award-winning teas:
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.
Kirishima Matcha Genmaicha consists of fine sencha leaves, toasted brown rice and superior grade matcha. Produced to organic standards in Japan, it is known as ‘popcorn tea’ for its distinctive and unusual flavour. The taste is a little creamy, with a distinctive toasted corn and vegetal profile. Winner of a 1* Great Taste Award in 2020.
Jasmine Pearls is a famous premium jasmine green tea from Fujian Provice in China. Young leaves are rolled into pearls and are scented with fresh jasmine blossom. This tea produces a refreshingly fragrant, sweet and floral liquor that is highly addictive! Winner of a 1* Great Taste Award in 2019.
Organic Milk Oolong is grown from a ‘Jin Xuan’ cultivar in Mingjian Township, Nantou County, Taiwan. This tea is not flavoured but has a natural mild milky aroma, mouthfeel and taste. The clean liquor has light and sweet notes of cream and almonds. Winner of a 2* Great Taste Award in 2016.
Gui Fei Oolong is an exquisite and rare high mountain oolong from Taiwan. The leaves of this ‘beauty tea’ are nibbled by little green leaf hoppers. This results in a supremely unique wild honey flavour, with sweet, floral and woody notes. Winner of a 3* Great Taste Award in 2017.
Red Jade GABA from Taiwan is a unique take on a GABA-rich tea that is made from an organically grown ‘Ruby’ or ‘Red Jade’ cultivar. Tightly rolled leaves make a medium strength liquor that is crisp and smooth, with a lingering flavour of raisins, tart fruits and a hint of mint. Winner of a 1* Great Taste Award in 2018.
Dian Hong Jin Luo Golden Snail from Yunnan Province of China is produced by rolling tea buds into small golden coils, or snail shapes. The dark amber liquor has a savoury scent of rye and soy. The taste is sweet and malty, like a sweet bread, with notes of cocoa and molasses. Winner of a 3* Great Taste Award in 2017.
Assam Koliapani Signature Black is a handmade Second Flush Assam from a small family-run estate in Koliapani Village. Large twisted leaves produce a bright clear liquor. The classic Assam profile has a sweet, malty, mineral and fruity taste with notes of molasses and caramel. Winner of a 2* Great Taste Award in 2020.
We recommend purchasing this gourmet tea selection in gift packaging. This consists of an embossed gift box lined with mulberry paper that makes for an exquisite tea gift. This is the perfect way to present this tea selection to any tea lover.