A pleasant, slightly sweet, delicate tea, reminiscent of apricot with a floral fragrance. The tea has a long aftertaste and clears the mouth. Even if this tea is strong, the taste remains fine. The color of the tea remains light.
The China White Monkey is a white tea from China. This tea is produced at the Qingshan plantation in Fujian province. This province has a warm and temperate climate with a lot of rain, even in the driest month. The name China White Monkey derives from the fluffy, curled leaves which resemble the legs of the Chinese white monkey.
A white tea is an unfermented tea. As soon as the first buds start growing in early spring, they are immediately picked. Sunlight and temperature affect the character of the tea. For example, a late harvest can give a very different tea than an early harvest. After picking, the leaves are spread out to allow them to dry in the open air. This is called fading. After this process the leaves are steamed and ground. Finally, the leaves still have to dry.
This shortfiller is produced in cigar factory De Olifant in the Netherlands. The cigarmodel is a corona. The cigar has a length of 11.5 centimetres and a diameter of 14 millimetres. This is the smallest corona of the world. The filler is a melange from Java, Sumatra, Cuba and Brasil. The binder is from Java and the wrapper leaf is Sumatran sand-lea. The smoking duration of this cigar is 35 minutes. You can buy this cigars in a box of 10, 25 or 50 cigars.
A mild coffee with a scent of flowers, vanille and tobacco. The coffee has notes of hazelnuts and chocolate.
Origin - Brasil
Region - Mogiana
Variety - Yellow Bourbon
Farm - Fazenda Rainha
Altitude - 1100 till 1500 metres
Processing method - Washed
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A fresh, spicy tea with notes of citrus fruit and pink pepper. This tea is best when it is drunk pure.
The Darjeeling Snowview is a black tea from India. The tea is grown on a plantation in Darjeeling in Northwest India in the Himalayas. This village is surrounded by 20,000 hectares of tea plantations. The plantation is located at an altitude of 2200 meters. The tea plant is descended from the Camellia Sinensis which is better resistant for the climate in the high mountains. Darjeeling tea is considered the best, most prestigious, rarest black tea in the world. The leaves are picked by hand. About 2000 leaves are needed for one hundred grams of tea.
A black tea is a fully fermented tea. The Darjeeling can be harvested twice, a first picking "First Flush" and a second picking "Second Flush". This tea is from the second harvest. After the harvest, the leaves are laid to dry and rolled by hand. This is how the oxidation process begins. After a few hours of fermentation, the leaves will get baked in a hot air oven.
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