Rare & Vintage
Our sourcing journey gave us incredible opportunities to sample rare crops hardly known to even the locals. Some varietals celebrate the renaissance of traditional crafts while others were modified for brand new offerings. All are unique and truly worth savoring.
Upon reflection, it was apparent that the heritage of tea making is specific to the region. The tea processing techniques and the tea maker's intuitive connection with their land were results of continuous refinements over hundreds of years. Identical crop on opposite sides of the island are cared for by complete different set of standards and traditions, each claiming to be the best. Luckiest are us flavor seekers who so fortunately enjoyed every last infusion to its fullest and appreciated the intricate differences. It is our sincere intention to bring those unique experience to you as modest indulgences.