Single Estate Black Tea

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These black teas were selected for their special flavour or distinctive regional quality. Read more about what makes a black tea further down the page along with suggestions to help guide you choose the perfect flavour.  

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A Small Note On What Makes A Black Tea: 

Black Tea comes from leaves of the tea plant (camellia sinensis) that have been withered, rolled, oxidised and dried. During rolling the cell structure of the leaves are broken, releasing enzymes that interact with air and cause oxidation. Oxygen changes the leaf's properties and accounts for the darker colours and strong rich flavours characteristic of black teas. It is this oxidation process that makes Black Tea different than Green Tea.

Which Single Estate Black Tea Are You Looking For?

From India try the malty Assam or the flavoursome high grown Darjeeling.

From China try the aromatic and rich Keemun, the profoundly smoky Lapsang Souchong, the beautiful Yunnan Gold or perhaps the full bodied Yunnan Orange Pekoe.

From Indonesia try the gentle and warming Java Black

We hope you enjoy our Single Estate Black Tea Selection. For our selection of blended black tea favourites including our breakfast and earl grey teas click here.