An exceptionally high quality decaffeinated Assam tea, produced using the CO2 method. As a result of the care taken during the decaffeination procedure, you can still appreciate the dark brown leaf with golden tips. This is almost unknown for a decaffeinated tea. The brew is strong and malty with a ..
This is a very high-quality chamomile tea. The hand-sorted loose flower chamomile is more intense in flavour than the usual product and is naturally caffeine free. Chamomile tea has been used since Neolithic times and is reputed to have relaxing qualities. A cup before bed may aid a good night's sle..
Whole leaf Lower Dimbula Ceylon tea - perhaps the best known tea of all - in a pyramid tea bag. Long wiry leaves give a full-bodied, oaky taste and a copper-coloured infusion. Perfect with milk or without.
The tea bags are made from soilon - a corn starch which is biodegradable.
Grown in the foothills of the Himalayas, Darjeeling 1st flush is known as the champagne of teas. This 1st flush Darjeeling is picked towards the end of the 1st flush season. The tea produces an infusion with an enticing amber colour.
A first-flush TGFOP1 Darjeeling, is a little stronger in ..
This classic chai is pleasant and strong in flavour. The intensity of taste is due to the carefully selected and authentic ingredients.The spicy classic chai infusion can be enjoyed straight or latte style with milk and sugar (or honey, or condensed milk or vanilla sugar) for the ultimate taste sens..
The original Earl Grey tea consisted of pure China tea lightly flavoured with fine bergamot oil. The bergamot flavouring was intended to protect the tea from the taste of mould and tar, which could arise from the long sea journey to England. Char's Earl Grey Supreme now sets the standard for Earl Gr..
English breakfast tea has a long pedigree. It dates from the 19th century, when black tea was brought from Keemun in China and blended in Scotland by a teamaster named Drysdale. Our English breakfast is a select blend of teas from Assam and Ceylon. They have a perfect body and aroma, and create a pr..
This is a superb China jasmine tea. It is superior in both taste and appearance. The fragrant leaves are harvested and processed thoroughly. They are then sieved to give the tea a more distinct taste. The cup has a light slightly yellow colour, spreading a glorious bouquet of jasmine. Ingredients: h..
Gunpowder tea of the highest quality, now in biodegradable pyramid teabags. Gunpowder green tea is so called because the pellets resemble the gunpowder used by British warships in the 19th century. It is rolled in drums, and the constant rotation gives the tea its spherical form. Temple of Heav..
With an annual per-capita consumption of more than 3kg, the Irish are still the world champions when it comes to drinking tea. If you like strong tea, this is the one. Stronger than English breakfast, this balanced blend is made from the season's strongest broken teas. A deep dark infusion with a hi..
A tea fit for a Lady - and a Lady of Winchester at that! Char has taken premium quality black teas (Assam, Sumatra, Darjeeling) and exquisitely flavoured them with orange, grapefruit and bergamot. Then, as a final touch, we have added orange peels and jasmine flowers. What could be more enticing. Lo..
The name of this tea has been anglicised from the Chinese Zheng Shan Xiao Zong, which means 'Zheng mountains small tea variety'. Our Lapsang Souchong comes from Formosa and is made from larger, more mature leaves that have been withered and dried and then smoked. Once considered to be a 'm..
A classic from Morocco. Char has carefully blended the finest pinhead gunpowder tea and Moroccan nana mint leaves to create a delicious and vitalising tea that can be drunk hot or cold. Try it over ice to re-acquaint yourself with that holiday in Marrakesh.
The tea bags are made from soilon - a c..
Peppermint was discovered towards the end of the 17th century on an English mint field. Today the intense scent is well known all over the world. The typical taste comes from the high content of etheral oils, of which 60% alone is constituted by menthol. Char has used only the finest leaves in this ..
Just open a bag of our orange and eucalyptus rooibos and the scent of menthol and fruit will take you away to the wide open spaces of Australia. Char has combined the freshness of eucalyptus with the sweetness of peach and orange to bring you yet another gorgeous rooibos. A delicious way to clear th..
Rooibos tea is made from the dried fermented leaves of the South African shrub Aspalathus Linearis. It will only grow in a small arid area of the Cape Province. Rooibos is claimed to have all the antioxidant benefits of the camellia tea, and is naturally caffeine free. Char rooibos is of the highest..
Our own breakfast tea is a rich Assam TGFOP1 blended for the perfect start to the day. It has a full rich and malty taste, and is the best breakfast tea we have tasted yet - which is why we have given it the name of our city. This is probably the most popular tea we sell and is most suitable for har..
Do you remember Grandma's garden? All those lovely fruits and the gorgeous flavours. Here it is again in Winchester Fruit Basket from Char - a rich blend of fruits for you to enjoy hot or cold. What distinguishes this from the average is that it really tastes of fruit unlike so many fruit infusions ..