Limited Edition Teas Limited Edition Teas

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. 

 


Shire Highland Hand Rolled

Elegant, hand-rolled, whole leaf, black tea from Satemwa Estate.

Remarkably sweet and subtly fruity.

Notes of apricot, poaches peaches and milk chocolate.

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Almond Blossom

Delicate and exquisite Andalusian almond flowers

A rare blossom harvested by hand from a small, private estate in the hills of Southern Spain.
A remarkably sweet honey flavour with grassy, floral notes

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• £24.00 Almond Blossom - 100 delicate flowers Tin
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Keemun

Sweet, delicately smoky black tea from Anhui, China

Soft, round and wonderfully rich

Notes of caramel, chocolate and soft smoke from charcoal roasting.

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• £6.50 Keemun - 50g Tin
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Rare White Blend

A subtle, sweet, elegant blend of pure white tea.

Naturally sweet, fragrant and elegant.

The perfect tea before bed or first thing in the morning.

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• £8.00 Rare White Blend - 25g Tin
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Hand Rolled Sri Lankan Tea

A unique and exquisite, hand-rolled black tea with flowers.

Soft, floral notes with hints of chocolate.

Exquisite delicacy balanced by extraordinary richness.

 

 

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• £11.35 Hand Rolled Sri Lankan Tea - 30g Tin
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Darjeeling White Peony

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. 

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• £15.45 White Peony - Darjeeling White Tea - 25g Tin
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Second Flush Muscatel Darjeeling

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. 

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• £11.45 Second Flush Muscatel Darjeeling - 50g Tin
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Tregothnan Earl Grey Tea

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.

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• £10.00 Tregothnan Earl Grey Tea - 50g Tin
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Lapsang Souchong

Delicately smoked, whole-leaf black tea

This is lapsang souchong like a fine Scots malt whisky rather than a super-market Scotch.

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• £25.50 Lapsang Souchong - 50g Tin
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Tarry Lapsang Souchong

A bold and smoky black tea from Fujian in China.

Smoked with pine over traditional wood fires.

Deep, dark and strong.

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• £10.50 Tarry Lapsang Souchong - 50g Tin
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Malawi White Peony

Fragrant, beautiful whole leaf white tea.

Picked from the same unique fields as Malawi Antlers.

Painstakingly hand-crafted to retain the most sublime flavours.

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• £10.45 Malawi White Peony - 20g Tin
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Malawi Antlers White Tea

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.  

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• £14.00 Malawi Antlers White Tea - 20g Tin
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Malawi Green Tea

An extremely unusual green tea from Satemwa estate in Malawi.

Steamed in the Japanese style.

The flavour is round, deep and extremely rich.

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• £11.00 Malawi Green Tea - 50g Tin
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Leafy Pu'er

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.

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• £13.45 Leafy Pu'er - 50g Tin
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Cloud Tea

Cloud Tea from "The Abode of Clouds"

From the tiny LaKyrsiew tea-garden in the forest region of Meghalaya known as the "Abode of Clouds".

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• £12.45 Cloud Tea - 50g Tin
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• £190.00 Cloud Tea - 6 Month Subscription
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• £359.00 Cloud Tea - 12 Month Subscription
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Hand Rolled Japanese Sencha

Hand Rolled Sencha.

It takes seven hours to produce just 200g of this most precious of teas.

We do hold a very small amount - please contact us if you are interested in trying it.

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Sencha Japanese Green Tea

Magnificent Japanese Sencha.

Produced in Shizuoka by the revered master Moriuchi san.

Exquisite flavour with a rich taste of buttered asparagus.

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• £25.50 Sencha Japanese Green Tea - 50g Tin
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• £390.00 Sencha Japanese Green Tea - 6 Month Subscription
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• £735.00 Sencha Japanese Green Tea - 12 Month Subscription
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• £25.00 Sencha Japanese Green Tea - 50g Pouch
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Moriuchi Koucha

Rare hand-crafted black Japanese tea.

Produced in Shizuoka by the revered master Moriuchi san.

Softly sweet with a rare contrast of sweetness and umami.

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• £20.50 Moriuchi Koucha - 50g Tin
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• £300.00 Moriuchi Koucha - 6 Month Subscription
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• £555.00 Moriuchi Koucha - 12 Month Subscription
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