Classique - Luxury Leaf Tea Tins

 

Our award winning teas, now also available in our standard signature black tea tins.

 

100% airtight, these tins have been specially designed to ensure your tea stays as fresh as possible. Tea has a 3 year shelf life from date of manufacture, and if stored correctly will easily last longer. Make sure you reseal the tin after use and store in a cool dry place, away from spices and other strong odours.

 

  1. Formosa Pouchong - 50g 'Classique' Tin

    Formosa Pouchong - 50g 'Classique' Tin

    Oolong Tea

    Taiwan is renowned for its semi-fermented teas: Oolongs and even more lightly fermented Pouchongs ('green Oolongs'). Formosa (name given by Portuguese explorers to the island meaning 'beautiful') Pouchong, is slightly less oxidized than other oolongs and has the lightness and freshness of an unfermented green tea but is sweeter and more fragrant.


    "A proper tea is much nicer than a Very Nearly Tea, which is one you forget about afterwards"
    A.A. Milne
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  2. Golden Monk - 50g 'Classique' Tin

    Golden Monk - 50g 'Classique' Tin

    Black Tea

    Complex full flavour large clonal leaf tea from the small boutique Arya Tea garden. Planted at the highest point on the estate, at an altitude of 1820 meters, as one of the highest estates in Darjeeling the bushes grow slower, producing less tea per plant each season. The result, a rich full flavour tea with notably none of the classic Darjeeling astringency but a much sweeter taste extravaganza, a flavoursome red cup with smooth chocolate velvet notes.


    "Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent."
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  3. Imperial Earl Grey - 100g 'Classique' Tin

    Imperial Earl Grey - 100g 'Classique' Tin

    Black Tea

    The most English of all our teas. Many myths and recipes surround Earl Grey, whose distinctive flavour and aroma come from combining black teas with oil extracted from bergamot rind. For this blend we have blended premium grade southern Italian bergamot oil with Keemun, Assam, Darjeeling and Ceylon teas. Producing a light yet fragrant, and stylishly complex refreshing brew.


    "There is a great deal of poetry and fine sentiment in a chest of tea"
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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  4. Jasmine Downy Pearls - 115g 'Classique' Tin

    Jasmine Downy Pearls - 115g 'Classique' Tin

    Green Tea

    A delicate, intensely fragrant speciality green tea from the mist shrouded mountains of northern Fujian, China. Tender, silver tipped tea buds are layered with freshly gathered jasmine blossoms, before being hand-rolled into elegant pearls.


    "Tea is a work of art and needs a master hand to bring out its noblest qualities"
    Okakura Kakuzo, The Book of Tea
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  5. Nepal Fikkal Ilam - 100g 'Classique' Tin

    Nepal Fikkal Ilam - 100g 'Classique' Tin

    Black Tea

    Nepal tea industry has been slow to develop, but the fantastic, little-known, Darjeeling-style teas from this fabled Himalayan land are starting to make waves. This wonderfully complex tea, from the Fikkal in Ilam, delivers an amazing jammy sweetness, and pepper, caramel and almond flavours that linger tantalisingly on the tongue. Fair-trade and Organic from 2013 we are pleased to be working with this beautiful tea estate.


    "Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea."
    Henry Fielding, Love in Several Masques
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  6. Organic Honeybush - 100g 'Classique' Tin

    Organic Honeybush - 100g 'Classique' Tin

    Tisane (Herbal Tea)

    Long known in South Africa for its numerous health benefits, this fragrant herbal tea (or tisane) named after its honey scented flowers is similar to the better known Rooibos but has a sweeter flavour. Gathered exclusively by hand growing wild in the mountains of Langkloof in the Eastern Cape and dried naturally in the African sun, this rare variety of Honeybush is naturally organic and yields a fresh, mild, 100% caffeine-free infusion with gorgeous honey/peppery undertones.


    "Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future."
    Thich Nhat Hanh
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  7. Queen of Darjeeling - 100g 'Classique' Tin

    Queen of Darjeeling - 100g 'Classique' Tin

    Black Tea

    Home to some of the worlds most famous teas, Darjeeling is revered the world over for producing the 'champagne of black teas'. Sourced direct from the very best tea estates in Darjeeling, this Fairtrade certified special first flush is treasured for its rich golden liquor and distinctive muscatel flavour. With breathtaking views across the majestic Himalayas, Darjeeling is also known as the 'Queen of the Hills', and understandable why Tibetan monks had called this home as far back as 1765.


    "There is no trouble so great or grave that cannot be much diminished by a nice cup of tea."
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  8. Queen of Darjeeling - Limited Edition RED

    Queen of Darjeeling - Limited Edition RED

    Black Tea

    Home to some of the worlds most famous teas, Darjeeling is revered the world over for producing the 'champagne of black teas'. Sourced direct from the very best tea estates in Darjeeling, this Fairtrade certified special first flush is treasured for its rich golden liquor and distinctive muscatel flavour. With breathtaking views across the majestic Himalayas, Darjeeling is also known as the 'Queen of the Hills', and understandable why Tibetan monks had called this home as far back as 1765.


    Now available in the Chateau Rouge Limited Edition RED Tin.


    "There is no trouble so great or grave that cannot be much diminished by a nice cup of tea."

    Bernard-Paul Heroux

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  9. Sikkim Temi - 'Luxe' Tin

    Sikkim Temi - 'Luxe' Tin

    Black Tea - First Flush FTGFOP1

    Acclaimed as one of the best tea producers in India, the Temi Tea Garden is the only estate in the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Sikkim, and teas are rarely exported. It produces rare high-grown teas, similar to neighbouring Darjeeling, but from distinctly younger bushes. The gorgeous looking leaves deliver a refined golden liquor with hints of ripe fruits.


    "There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea"
    Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady
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  10. Sikkim Temi - 100g 'Classique' Tin

    Sikkim Temi - 100g 'Classique' Tin

    Black Tea - First Flush FTGFOP1

    Acclaimed as one of the best tea producers in India, the Temi Tea Garden is the only estate in the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Sikkim, and teas are rarely exported. It produces rare high-grown teas, similar to neighbouring Darjeeling, but from distinctly younger bushes. The gorgeous looking leaves deliver a refined golden liquor with hints of ripe fruits.


    "There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea"
    Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady
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  11. White Monkey - 50g 'Classique' Tin

    White Monkey - 50g 'Classique' Tin

    Green Tea

    Grown on Wuyi Mountain in Fujian, China, this unusually light one bud and two leaves green tea derives its name from the way its leaves look like monkeys paws. Plucked and processed entirely by hand, it is fresh, mellow, sweet and fragrant. The name White Monkey (also known as Snow Jade rabbit) draws on the fuzzy streaks of down on the leaves, akin to monkey paws and legends of monks who used to train monkeys to picked the toppest leaves from the massive tea trees that used to grow wild in the region.


    "If a man has no tea in him, he is incapable of understanding truth and beauty"
    Ancient Japanese saying
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  12. Wiedouw Organic Rooibos - 100g 'Classique' Tin

    Wiedouw Organic Rooibos - 100g 'Classique' Tin

    Tisane (Herbal Tea)

    The most tea-like of herbal teas, 100% organic, naturally caffeine free Rooibos (also known as Redbush tea) is renowned for its health properties. This single estate Rooibos has been selected exclusively from the Wiedouw tea farm in the Cederberg mountains of South Africa, has been organic since 1997 as well as Rainforest Alliance and Fair-trade certified. The production process has remained largely unchanged and makes use of the natural hot and sunny climate, where the tea is entirely handpicked and cured naturally in the sun. This award winning special long-cut Rooibos has a soothing aroma and sweet vibrant taste with an almost 'tea-like' texture that produces multiple flavorsome cups using the same leaves.


    "You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me"
    C.S. Lewis

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  13. Wiedouw Organic Rooibos - Limited Edition RED

    Wiedouw Organic Rooibos - Limited Edition RED

    Tisane (Herbal Tea)

    The most tea-like of herbal teas, 100% organic, naturally caffeine free Rooibos (also known as Redbush tea) is renowned for its health properties. This single estate Rooibos has been selected exclusively from the Wiedouw tea farm in the Cederberg mountains of South Africa, has been organic since 1997 as well as Rainforest Alliance and Fair-trade certified. The production process has remained largely unchanged and makes use of the natural hot and sunny climate, where the tea is entirely handpicked and cured naturally in the sun. This award winning special long-cut Rooibos has a soothing aroma and sweet vibrant taste with an almost 'tea-like' texture that produces multiple flavorsome cups using the same leaves.


    Now available in our Limited Edition Red Tin.


    "You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me"

    C.S. Lewis


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