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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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2017 Kanayamidori Japanese Black

Asatsuyu wakocha
Black Tea from Japan
We are also delighted that our Kanayamidori Japanese Black tea was awarded a BRONZE medal at the 2019 Royal Agricultural Society Tasmania Fine Food Awards in the black tea category. We are excited to expand our tea collection to include a second ...

2018 Golden Steed Eyebrow

Golden Steed Eyebrow
Black Tea from China
Jin Jun Mei is a spectacular tea made entirely from buds resulting in a distinct golden appearance when finished. Our Jin Jun Mei is sweet, full-bodied and rich. This tea has an accentuated honey-like aroma.  For those of you who were fortunate to...

2018 Wild Lapsang Souchong

Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong
Black Tea from China
This wild grown Lapsang Souchong (also known as Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong) is smooth and complex with a distinct fruitiness, reminiscent of grapes and stonefruit, with notes of wood and a floral undertone. The mouthfeel is full and the finish is long ...

2019 Golden Steed Eyebrow

Golden Steed Eyebrow
Black Tea from China
We are also delighted that our 2019 Golden Steed Eyebrow black tea was awarded a GOLD medal at the 2019 Royal Agricultural Society Tasmania Fine Food Awards in the black tea category. Golden Steed Eyebrow is a spectacular tea made entirely from bu...

2019 Tong Mu Jin Jun Mei

Golden Steed Eyebrow
Black Tea from China
Produced in Tong Mu Guan from the Wuyi Cai Cha (Qizhong) cultivar this is a fine tea. As this tea mellows (ages) it produces a thick sticky liquor that is sweet and creamy with notes of dark chocolate, sugarcane and cherry. We are so very pleased ...

2019 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...

Arakai Estate 2018/19 Premium Black

Black Tea from Australia
Arakai Estate’s premium black tea is a firm favourite in our tea collection. We have previously stocked the 2016/17 blended harvest and feel that the 2018/19 tea is an equally delightful lot. Processed from the third picking of the 2018/19 harvest...

Bardu Honeymoon

Black Tea from Nepal
Plucked from wild growth this beautiful hand rolled black tippy tea has notes reminiscent of cherry and malt producing an incredibly soothing and comforting cup of tea. Whilst we think this tea is a beautiful representation of a Nepali black tea i...

Chota Tingrai FTGFOP

Black Tea from India
A long-leaf Assam tea from the Chota Tingrai Estate that has an abundance of golden tips creating a malty cup that is velvety and robust with a hint of astringency. Origin: Tinsukia district, Upper Assam, India Flavour profile: Full-bodied | Malt ...

Honey Orchid Phoenix Red

Black Tea from China
A highly aromatic tea with notes reminiscent of sweet potato and dried fig that combine for a long sweet finish. This mouthfeel is smooth and rounded and the tea has a wonderful depth and complexity.  Our Honey Orchid Phoenix Red is produced from ...

Keemun “Qimen” Black Snail

Black Tea from China
Keemun Black Snail is derived from a delicate pluck of the bud and tender young leaves from the Zhu Ye cultivar, resulting in a smooth and aromatic tea. The tea is produced from the same cultivar as Qimen Mao Feng (Imperial Keemun), one of the top...

Nepalese Golden Tips

Black Tea from Nepal
A highly aromatic black tea made from beautiful golden buds. This tea produces a deliciously sweet liquor that leaves a creamy finish on the palate. Origin: Ilam, Nepal Flavour profile: Sweet | Honey | Spice Harvest: late June / early July 2018 Pl...