Great Taste Awards – The Lucky 8

Perfect gift for any tea lover! Eight of our award-winning teas (Great Taste Awards 2017-2021) that will satisfy and intrigue any discerning tea drinker. Includes eight 10g samples of our favourite award winning teas, which represent some of the best and most popular teas from Curious Tea.

Our selection for this gift box contains the following:

10g Yin Zhen Guangxi Silver Needle (white tea from China)
10g Makinohara Kukicha (green tea from Japan)
10g Nu Er Huan Jasmine Girl Rings (green tea from China)
10g Da Hong Pao Special Big Red Robe (oolong tea from China)
10g Gui Fei Oolong (oolong tea from Taiwan)
10g Wen Shan Bao Zhong (oolong tea from Taiwan)
10g Ashikita Yabukita Wakocha (black tea from Japan)
10g Dian Hong Jin Luo Golden Snail (black tea from China)

You can now have our connoisseur tea selection boxes delivered in our premium gift packaging, which consists of an embossed gift box that is lined with mulberry paper. This is perfect for gifting straight away. You can also easily add your gift message during the checkout process and we can dispatch the gift straight to the recipient.

Total tea by weight: 80g

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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:

Yin Zhen Guangxi Silver Needle is a delicate and flavoursome Yin Zhen from an unusual terroir in Guangxi Province where the neat silver leaves are picked from Fujian Bai Hao cultivar plants. It produces a fruity and woody liquor with a lasting, clean aftertaste and sweet honey notes. Winner of a 1* Great Taste Award in 2020.

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.

Nu Er Huan Jasmine Girl Rings is an exceptionally made jasmine scented ‘art tea’ in the shape of small silver rings. Beautiful and strong jasmine fragrance gives way to a lighter sweeter scent on repeated brewing. The liquor is light and smooth with sweet, floral and slightly fruity notes. Winner of a 3* Great Taste Award in 2017.

Da Hong Pao Special Big Red Robe is a traditional, superfine Te Ji grade Banyan Wuyi Rock Oolong from Fujian Province. The dark leaves produce an amber liquor that has a smooth, roasted and stony flavour with long-lasting sweet notes of exotic flowers. Winner of a 1* Great Taste Award in 2020.

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.

Wen Shan Bao Zhong is a delightful floral green oolong (pouchong) from Taiwan. Large twisted leaves produce a light liquor with a floral aroma. Similar to a mellow green tea but without any harshness, the taste is smooth with creamy and floral notes. Winner of a 3-Star Great Taste Award and TOP 50 FOODS in 2017.

Ashikita Yabukita Wakocha is a unique Japanese black tea from Tsuge in Kumamoto Prefecture. Large twisted leaves of Yabukita cultivar plants produce a bright amber liquor. The light and sweet taste has spiced notes of baked wheat and stone fruits with a clean, tangy aftertaste. Winner of a 1* Great Taste Award in 2020.

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.

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.