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Black Tea

Black tea is produced throughout the world and is probably the most recognisable type of tea in the western world. We are passionate about bringing you a diverse selection of single-origin and single-cultivar black teas that range from the comforting and soothing blacks of India and Sri Lanka, delightful and surprising Nepalese teas, smooth and rounded red teas from China through to the floral and delicate Japanese black tea. 

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2020/21 Arakai Estate Spring Flush Black

Black Tea from Australia
Arakai Estate’s 2020/21 Spring Flush black tea is harvested from the first growth from tea bushes that have been dormant over winter. This results in a semi-sweet tea that has a comforting malt and woodsy profile and a subtle floral bouquet.  This...

2021 Kahori Wakocha

Kahori 2nd Wakocha
Black Tea from Japan
Excited to be bringing you another style of Japanese wakocha (wa=Japan, kocha=black tea) from our tea grower, Etsuro Masui. Unique to Kahori 2nd, the tea leaves are intentionally bitten by a planthopper. Kahori 2nd Wakocha is a second harvest tea...

2022 Wild Lapsang Souchong

Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong
Black Tea from China
Our wild grown Lapsang Souchong is medium-bodied, smooth and comforting. It has a distinct fruitiness, reminiscent of peach, with floral undertones and a distinct creamy lingering sweetness on the palate. This tea will mellow over the next 6 month...

2022-23 Arakai Estate Premium Black

Black Tea from Australia
Arakai Estate’s premium black tea is a firm favourite amongst our customers. We have been delighted by the 2022-23 harvest that exhibits great texture and weight. Processed from the second picking of the 2022-23 harvest. This results in a semi-swe...

2023 Golden Steed Eyebrow

Golden Steed Eyebrow
Black Tea from China
Golden Steed Eyebrow is a spectacular tea made entirely from buds resulting in a distinct golden appearance when finished. Our Golden Steed Eyebrow is sweet, full-bodied and rich. This tea has an accentuated honey-like aroma. Golden Steed Eyebrow ...

2023 Old Bush Lapsang Souchong

Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong
Black Tea from China
A fresh yet decadent tea liquor that has a long-lasting sweet finish. A complex nose of sweet berries, honey and a floral bouquet. We recommend drinking this tea slowly and reverently as old tea bushes leave a wonderful mellow feeling when enjoyed...

Aideobarie Estate Assam Golden Tips

Black Tea from India
A long-leaf Assam tea from the Aideobarie Estate that has an abundance of golden tips creating a smooth cup with classic Assam notes of malt and honey. A strong-bodied robust breakfast style tea. Origin: Charaideo District, Upper Assam, India Fla...

Bardu Honeymoon

Black Tea from Nepal
Plucked from wild growth this beautiful hand rolled black tippy tea has notes reminiscent of lychee and malt producing an incredibly soothing and comforting cup of tea. We last had the pleasure of enjoying this in our cup from the Spring 2018 harv...

Lumbini Tea Valley Ceylon

Black Tea from Sri Lanka
Our Lumbini Tea Valley Ceylon is a bold and robust black tea that is bright and medium-bodied. It is rounded and smooth with characteristic notes of spice  and malt that leaves a creamy feeling in the mouth and a lingering sweetness. This delightf...

Milan Kumari Autumnal

Black Tea from Nepal
A delightfully complex Autumnal tea that is bright and clean. It has a sweet aroma reminiscent of chocolate, fruits and spices. Autumnal teas are fast becoming a personal favourite harvest season for me. Produced in a short season between October ...

Milan Kumari Golden Tips

Black Tea from Nepal
A smooth and comforting aromatic black tea made from beautiful golden buds. This tea produces a deliciously sweet liquor of chestnuts and honey that leaves a creamy finish on the palate. Milan Kumari operates the only women led tea estate and fact...

Mirai Wakocha

Asatsuyu wakocha
Black Tea from Japan
Mirai Wakocha is a first flush black tea. It has a delightful rose fragrance with a clean and fresh liquor. This semi-sweet medium-bodied tea has notes of cherries and spice. We are excited to expand our tea collection to include a Japanese wako...