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Golden Monk - Loose Leaf

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A must have for any tea connoisseur! A rare hand-rolled large leaf black tea from the Jun Chiyabari Tea garden in eastern Nepal. A small boutique exclusively organic tea garden, famous for their special clonal orthodox teas. Recognised for innovative 'secet' production methods and a passion for producing the best teas in the world! Great Taste Awards Gold 2015!

This Darjeeling styled 'black oolong' is made entirely by hand from only the tenderest summer and autumnal leaves, produced daily in micro-lots over only a few weeks: making beautiful long, twisted dark brown, spicy fragrant leaves, with distinct golden tips.

  • Ingredients: Hand Rolled Organic Black Tea
  • Origin: Eastern Nepal, Jun Chiyabari Tea Garden
  • Taste: Scents of mountain honey with a fresh litchis medley

"Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent." - Dalai Lama

  • The Teas from Nepal have gained worldwide recognition in recent years thanks to young innovative tea makers who have been quick to capitise on the regions ideal climate and soil conditions. The area’s high altitude, moist climate, mineral rich soils and young bushes create a delightful teas that are amongst the very best in the world!

  • Comes packed in our distinctive airtight Chateau Rouge tins. Keep your tea fresh; reseal tin after use and store in a cool dry place away from strong aromas. All packaging is recyclable and labels printed on FSC approved paper.

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Every 2 products sold = 1 Tree planted (costing £0.40 - 0.70 per tree over a 5 year period). Proceeds from the sale of each product directly help improve the environment and combat climate change by planting trees in Zambia with WeForest and 1% for the Planet. These are sustainable long term projects that not only focus on planting trees but on supporting the communities affected to help alleviate poverty.
Weights and volumes of  loose leaf tea tins may vary slightly per product. We pack all our tea tins full and weights are dependent on the type of tea and tea leaf size.
Tea bags tin sizes: 17 tea bags tin, 60 tea bags tin or 50 tea bags refill pouches. We pack our tea bags with larger quantities of loose leaf tea. This ensures a full flavour cup and is possible to use 2x per tea bag - for a large mug or small teapot.  View actual tin and pouches sizes here
Our tea tins (2 sizes) come in our new  Chateau Rouge cartons. Where applicable our jams, honey and preserves are packed in similar boxes of two jars. These have also been designed for gift packaging. All our packaging is made from FSC recycled or recyclable card and we only print using 100% environmentally inks.