Top Award-Winning Teas at the Great Taste Awards

August 24, 2019

The Great Taste Awards is one of the most trusted institution that rewards the best quality products in the food and beverage with 1, 2 or 3 stars. More than 500 industry leading  judges evaluate around 13,000 products.

We're so excited to share a thrilling news with you - Tea Repertoire has won even 10 prizes for 2019 Great Taste Awards Competition, including a 3 star award, which represents only 1.6% of the top gourmet products in all F&B categories. 

We must say, this is a real achievement and acknowledgement for our philosophy to source the top quality single origin teas that truly reflect the tea culture and terroir of their origins. 

We also want to sincerely thank your trust and confidence in our teas and to have joined our tea journey to expand your tea repertoire. We'll continue our hard work to source the finest tea leaves for you. Discover what the judges said about our teas.

Here is feedback from the judges of Great Taste Awards for our top prize winners below: 

Jasmine Phoenix Pearls - 3 Stars

 Sweet, Refreshing, Opulent Floral

"Perfect pearls yield a clear, bright liquor. Sweet and creamy on the palate, with an apt level of jasmine. Soft astringency refreshes. Perfect all round."

Phoenix Honey Orchid - 2 Stars

Complex, Floral, Fruity, Woody

"Grapefruit, bitter orange and white floral notes are balanced by savoury elements.  The flavours are distinct but balanced - a clever tea."

Classical Oriental Beauty - 2 Stars

 Delightful, Floral, Fruity, Woody

"Light, delicate and floral - It has sweetness, some fruit and interesting levels of flavour and is pleasingly warming on the palate."

Lemon Verbena Swing - 2 Stars

Fragrant, Refreshing, Citrusy, Grassy

"Bright yellow tea. Great colour. Vibrant lemon on the nose. Lovely full flavours of citrus and sunshine. The flavour really lasts on the tongue and delivers the whole way through. Great to experience a single ingredient at its best. "

Matcha Eroica - 1 Star

Rich, Creamy, Umami, Nutty

 "Flavours are very pleasant with a hint of coconut biscuits."

Matcha Bliss - 1 Star

Rich, Creamy, Nutty, Herbaceous 

"Wonderful bright green colour.  Sweet, grassy aroma, and the sweetness follows through on the palate. Very light and delicate flavour, with very little astringency."

Wild Arbor Joongjak - 1 Star

Refreshing, Toasty, Nutty, Herbaceous 

 "Good grassy notes along with some pleasing baked ones.  Nutty flavours are balanced by good sweetness. The infusion is clean and fresh."

Greek Mountain Tea - 1 Star 

Fragrant, Soothing, Honey, Floral 

 "An invigorating brew, a fine example of this particular infusion. No bitter aftertaste."

Bi Luo Chun Sanxia - 1 Star

Silky, Floral, Nutty, Buttery 

"An interesting leaf.  Indeed floral, nutty and mellow, with gentle astringency."

Yunnan Purple Buds - 1 Star

Complex, Stimulating, Woody, Floral 

"A good example of distinctively oily Yunnan character.  The anticipated flavours are delivered well, Yunnan character is bursting through."

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