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With strong aromatic flavours chapels’ authentic hand-crafted boutique range offers hundreds of years of workmanship to deliver our premium blends.
Black tea is a variety of tea that is more oxidized than the oolong, green, and white varieties. All four varieties are made from leaves of Camellia Sinensis. Black tea is generally stronger in flavor and contains more caffeine than the less oxidized teas.
In China, black tea is also known as “red tea”, a description of the colour of the liquid; the term black tea refers to the colour of the oxidized leaves. While green tea usually starts to lose its flavour within a year, black tea retains its flavour for several years.
A 2001 Boston University study has concluded that short and long-term black tea consumption reverses endothelial vasomotor dysfunction in patients with coronary artery disease. This finding may partly explain the association be-tween tea intake and decreased cardiovascular disease events.
Our range of black tea is sourced from the best tea gardens in China with the quality, craftsmanship and range developed in the days of the Silk Road trade routes, opening since the Han Dynasty of 206BC – 220BC.
Premium leaf for anytime of the day! With strong aroma & flavours Chapels’ authentic, handcrafted, boutique range of British loose tea offers hundreds of years of workmanship to deliver our premium products. Our range includes a unique rendition of traditional blends, Full-bodied and aromatic, they taste great alone or with milk and sugar, also great as iced tea.
Ranging from floral, sweet and peppery to faintly smoky, the French black tea varieties Chapels offers are premium blends straight from the tea houses in the heart of Shanghai’s leafy French Concession area.
Steeped in history from the days when Shanghai was considered “Paris of the East” the French Concession area is becoming the city’s hottest and hippest neighbourhood. Our tea range reflects the craftsmanship of Chinese growers and the boldness of the French palate.
With strong aromatic flavours Chapels’ handcrafted authentic Chinese Black Tea range offers hundreds of years of workmanship to deliver our premium blends with strong aromatic flavours from smokey, spice, to fruit and even floral. All black tea can be prepared and enjoyed with or without milk, whilst the purists would never add milk we believe either way delivers a unique brew to enjoy.
All our black tea is sourced from Fujian so you are buying a handcrafted, premium product with hundreds of years of workmanship, handed down over many generations to deliver a perfect brew. In China, black tea can also be know as “red tea”, a description of the colour of the liquid; the term black tea refers to the colour of the oxidized leaves.