This is a collection of extremely rare teas curated by Henrietta Lovell.
On her travels she often finds exceptional teas that are only produced in tiny quantities. Many of these teas are exclusive to Rare Tea and demand is often far greater than the amounts we can supply.
A unique and exquisite, hand-rolled black tea with flowers.
Soft, floral notes with hints of chocolate.
Exquisite delicacy balanced by extraordinary richness.
|• £10.85||Hand Rolled Sri Lankan Tea - 30g
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The first leaves of Spring from the foothills of the Himalayas.
Delicate and floral black tea from Makaibari Estate- one of the most beautiful and one of the oldest organic tea gardens in India.
Indian black tea from the foothills of the Himalayas.
This second flush black tea comes from the most sustainable and ethically run estate in Darjeeling - Makaibari.
The first ever English tea - zesty and refreshing
Grown within a walled garden at Tregothnan in Cornwall. Hand-made and carefully hand-scented with real bergamot oil. It has been blended with a top quality Assam to produce a wonderfully bright and subtle tea.
A remarkably complex yet soft Pu'er tea
Extremely rare epicurean tea from Malawi.
This is a very gentle fermented tea with warm, earthy notes.
Delicately smoked, whole-leaf black tea
This is lapsang suchong like a fine Scots malt whisky rather than a super-market Scotch.
A bold and smokey black tea from Fujian in China.
Smoked with pine over traditional wood fires.
Deep, dark and strong.
Fragrant, beautiful whole leaf white tea.
Picked from the same unique fields as Malawi Antlers.
Painstakingly hand-crafted to retain the most sublime flavours.
Exquisite white stem-tea.
Made from the velvety stems of finely plucked shoots. Only a few kilos are produced each year. So extraodinarily good it's served at The Fat Duck.
An extremely unusual green tea from Satemwa estate in Malawi.
Steamed in the Japanese style.
The flavour is round, deep and extremely rich.
Fragrant black tea from "The Abode of Clouds"
From high in the cloudy hills between Assam and Darjeeling this unique tea really holds the best of both regions - light and floral with deep malty notes.
Summer flush tea from "The Abode of Clouds"
If you enjoy our Meghalaya Cloud Tea you'll adore this exquisite whole-leaf tea.
Picked later in the year for an extraordinary depth of flavour.
Whole leaf white tea from the award winning Makaibari Estate.
The flavour is extremely delicate and soft. The aroma is fresh and bright with a gentle sweetness and subtle apricot notes.
Shade grown Japanese green tea.
A blend of 2010 gold medal winning teas.
Rich, silky and green as buttered asparagus.
|• £35.00||Japanese Gyokuro Green Tea - 50g
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