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WellTea offers a combination of French roses and fermented Chinese Dian Hong Black Tea. Dian Hong is the highest grade of black tea in China, and is also known as Golden Tip Tea. For this reason it has a proud history of being presented as a gift to guests of the Chinese emperors, making it a luxurious way to relax at any time of the day.
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Japan is renowned for its elaborate tea ceremony and for producing green tea that changes its taste as it cools. However, Organic Kagoshima Sencha Yabukita isn’t one of them. While Japanese and deserving of a sense of ceremony when it’s brewed, Kagoshima Sencha Yabukita maintains its mild yet stimulating taste at whatever temperature it’s drunk. Even when it is brewed for the first time, Kagoshima Sencha Yabukita doesn’t have any astringency and has a smooth body. Its deliciously sweet aftertaste also lingers, inviting you to take another sip. The second time Kagoshima Sencha Yabukita is brewed it continues to offer a full bodied and satisfyingly refreshing cup of tea.
£8.99 – £149.99 Select options
Kukicha tea is fondly nicknamed ‘twig tea’ for its distinctive appearance. Pronounced Ku-key-cha, this tea is made up of tea leaves mixed with young tea plant stems. So when buying a packet of Kukicha you will discover that it contains both medium-green and yellow pieces of tea plant. Kukicha green tea is a delightful Japanese tea for sharing a pot with friends or a relaxing cup on your own. Kukicha is regarded as one of the freshest tasting Japanese green teas, with a slightly bitter taste. When added to a teapot or cup with near boiling water, Kukicha then takes on a pale green-yellow colour and sweet scented fragrance. Another key characteristic of Kukicha green tea is that it is not roasted after it is harvested, but merely steamed. If you prefer roasted tea, WellTea supplies lots of roasted varieties of Japanese green tea, offering more woody tones of honey and grain.
£5.99 – £79.99 Select options
Hojicha Karigane tea is renowned in Japan for its healing qualities, as well as its taste. It is given to babies and people who are sick to provide them with nourishment and to help them feel relaxed due to its high levels of beneficial catechin, while being low in caffeine due to it being pan-roasted after it is harvested.
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Matcha Super Premium tea leaves are in high demand throughout the world, and hence we only ever have a limited supply. The reason for its popularity isn’t due to its scarcity and sense of exclusivity though, but because of its sweet, fruity, fresh and deliciously intense taste. This exquisite taste makes it an experience you’ll never forget and our Matcha Super Premium tea is for the true tea connoisseur, surpassing every other variety of this exclusively harvested type of tea. If you think you’ve already tried the best teas Japan has to offer, we recommend you try our special Macha Super Premium tea blend. Matcha Super Premium is renowned for being among the highest quality tea leaves produced in Japan.
£15.99 – £399.99 Select options
When tea leaves are harvested in Japan they go through a very precise steaming process to ensure the aroma and flavour can be released when it arrives in your mug or tea pot. Sencha Fukamushi is a Premium tea which goes through a deeper phase of steaming than most other types of tea. This is where it gets its name ‘Fukamushi’ referring to the deep steaming process, whereas Chumushi tea is produced with medium steaming and for Asamushi tea steaming is light. The deep steaming phase helps to further reduce the tea leaf’s vegetal qualities while further softening and sweetening its taste.
£11.99 – £199.99 Select options
Gyokuro Kerigane green tea offers the deliciously luxuriant aroma and taste of a premium Gyokuro tea for a fraction of the cost. This is because Gyokuro Kerigane green tea is made from the stems and veins of the only highest-quality Gyokuro tea leaves, which provides it with a distinctively sweetness of taste. The reason for the typically high price tag of Gyokuro Kerigane green tea is due to its rarity. This is firstly because there are fewer organic growers of this type of tea in Japan, compared to the more common Sencha tea plant. Secondly, knowing that it is a highly prized type of tea, growers will often choose to share it with their friends and family rather than sell it for profit.
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Our WellTea Gyokuro represents the pinnacle of Japanese green tea. It is shaded prior to harvesting, which stresses the tea plant, resulting in a higher chlorophyll content. In the cup, this creates a fuller body and bolder vegetal quality.
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If you want to sample the delights of Fukamushi Green Tea then it is wise to place an order when you can. This renowned Japanese tea is often only available in limited supply due to its popularity and the brief window within which it is harvested. Fukamushi Green Tea is cultivated and picked early in the season around spring time. Its ripeness when it is plucked is evident from its distinctly grassy aroma and rich shade of green. Like all Shincha teas, Fukamushi Green Tea is grown in the foothills of the Ujitawara mountains. Its within wide ravines, between lofty mountain tops, the tea plantations can be found. The misty air, soil rich with minerals and bright sunlight creates idyllic conditions for growing tea, with Fukamushi Green Tea one of the most exclusive teas to be grown in the region.
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Our WellTea Sencha Premium tea is grown at Ujitawara, a region renowned for producing some of the highest grade Sencha tea leaves. Surrounded by mountain ravines and misty, sloping hills, the region's soil is packed with nutrients, providing the perfect agricultural conditions for growing this popular Japanese tea. Grown in sunlight, the leaves have a yellowish green colour when harvested. This belays its nutritional value, however, with our Sencha Premium tea containing more catechin nutrients than other type of green tea.
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The Ujitawara region is a scenic and historic place where the world’s love affair with Japanese green tea first began. Our Shincha Traditional Green Tea is our signature tea for this special area, carefully selected for its smooth, mellow flavour, astringent aroma and traditional yellowish colour. Shincha is also the name of the first tea harvest of the year, further reinforcing this tea’s premium grade credentials. The Ujit region, where it’s cultivated, is truly a magnificent place worthy of pilgrimage for tea drinkers. With mountainous ravines, misty valleys and serene plateaus, it offers an environment that has the perfect conditions for growing green tea.
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