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Organic Black Teas

Organic Black TeaClassic and enduring, black tea is a revered classic throughout the world. Because of the fermentation process, black tea is usually richer in color, more penetrating in flavor, and has a higher concentration of caffeine when compared to other teas. A universal beverage that speaks many languages, Black tea has its beginnings from the same plant which produces both green and white tea (Camellia sinensis), and its mark of distinction can be found in the deep dark color achieved through the fermenting process. For those who prefer milder flavors, you can add a dash of honey, cream, or soymilk for a truly delightful sipping experience.
Here you will find a nice offering of the world’s finest imported tea which is guaranteed to provide you with an unrivaled sipping experience. All of the black tea offered by Mountain Rose Herbs is certified organic through OTCO,and a majority are Kosher certified through Earth Kosher and Fair Trade certified through the Fair For Life program
To learn more about Fair Trade certification and our involvement in the Fair Trade movement Click Here.



Bulk Ordering Discounts
When you purchase teas in multiple whole pound quantities, discounts do apply.
The discounts are

5-9 lbs - 10% | 10-24 lbs - 15% | 25+ lbs - 25%

Ancient Forest Tea

Origin- China
Fair Trade Certified- Yes

This handsome tea is worthy of all our esteem and veneration because it comes to us exclusively from stands of protected ancient growth tea plants in the Yunnan province of China, all of which range in age from 500 to 2,700 years old. The most alluring aspect of this tea is the deeply penetrating flavor and aroma that it imparts, which is unlike any other black or green tea on the market. Bold, dark and inviting; this certified organic and fair trade tea is not to be missed. Partially fermented which will appeal to the senses of both the black tea lover and the green tea lover. Contains caffeine.

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Assam Tea

Origin- India
Fair Trade Certified- Yes

By far the most popular and palatable black tea, Assam has proven its superiority by consistently delivering a full-bodied flavor, which is both dark and malty. Produced exclusively from the highly skilled tea region of Assam in India, this tea has become a morning favorite because of its rich aroma, crisp flavor, and penetrating color. Contains caffeine.

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Ceylon Tea

Origin-Sri Lanka
Fair Trade Certified- Yes

Ceylon tea comes from partially fermenting young tea leaves and is revered as a lively classic with a smooth taste that is not too bitter to the palate. It makes a very nice afternoon tea and works great with snacks. Finally a certified organic Ceylon tea! Our Ceylon tea is Fair Trade certified and contains caffeine.

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Chai

Fair Trade Certified- No

A warm, piquant, and delightful Oregon Chai. A great alternative for those who wish to avoid large amounts of caffeine, sugar, and dairy products, which are commonly found in commercial Chai products. An exotic beverage that is sure to tickle your taste buds! Contains: organic Ginger root, organic Cinnamon bark, organic Darjeeling Tea, organic Cardamom, organic Cloves, organic Nutmeg, and organic Vanilla bean. Contains Caffeine.

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Darjeeling Tea (1st Flush)

Origin-India
Fair Trade Certified- Yes

A true unblended Darjeeling tea from fresh, green, subtle leaves. Darjeeling is one of the most sought after tea beverages for its astringent qualities and its ability to indulge the taste buds. Has a wonderfully grounding aftertaste, and is complex in characteristics. From the Northern Himalayas in India comes this exquisite tea fit for the most occasions. Our Darjeeling tea is Fair Trade certified and contains caffeine.

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Earl Grey Tea

Origin-Sri lanka and India
Fair Trade Certified- Yes

An exceptionally rich black tea, fermented to perfection with a complementary pinch of bergamot oil. This combination creates an ultra fine tea where precision and process gives birth to this much revered beverage. Great with honey, and a hint of sugar; this tea makes an excellent drink to incorporate into your daily schedule. Our Earl Grey tea is Fair Trade certified and contains caffeine.

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English Breakfast Tea

Origin-China
Fair Trade Certified- Yes

A classic, and now organic! Enjoy this dark, hearty tea as a wonderful morning beverage. Stands up well to milk, honey and sugar. A great alternative to coffee and better for you! Our English Breakfast tea is Fair Trade certified and contains caffeine.

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Lapsang Souchong Tea

Origin- China
Fair Trade Certified- Yes

This intoxicating and alluring tea has one of the most powerful flavors and is best suited for those with established tastes for tea. What makes our Lapsong so special is that the semi-fermented mature tea leaves are laid out onto bamboo trays and are smoked over a smoldering bundle of Spruce wood. The result is a rich and robust tea with an imparted smoke flavor and rich crimson color. This tea makes for a divine evening experience. Certified Organic and Fair Trade Certified by IMO. Contains caffeine.

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Mango Ceylon Tea

Origin-Sri lanka and India
Fair Trade Certified- Yes

A delightfully zesty Ceylon blend from Sri Lanka. This fruity classic has essence of Mango and Marigold petals added to it, which complements the fine, fermented Ceylon leaves. For those of us who sometimes prefer a flavored tea, this makes a perfect cup that is pure rapture to the taste buds. Our Mango Ceylon tea is Fair Trade certified and contains caffeine.

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Nepalese Black Tea

Origin-Nepal
Fair Trade Certified- No

This rare and exotic tea from the Himalayan region of Nepal is truly complex and has the flavor characteristics of both a green and a black tea. Because of its semi-fermented nature and the unique growing region it comes from, Nepalese Black tea produces a finish which is smooth to the taste buds, devoid of a rough edge, and the tannins do not linger. While this tea is suitable for most occasions, we have found it particularly delightful in the mornings and afternoons. Our Nepalese Black tea is certified organic and contains caffeine.

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Oolong Tea

Origin- China
Fair Trade Certified- No

A succulent tea especially palatable for those that do not enjoy the sharpness typical of green teas. Oolong tea is unique because of its partial fermentation which produces a diverse arrangement of both off-green and black leaves. This tea is beautiful, tasty, full bodied, healthy and with a mildly smooth aftertaste. Highly recommended to those that enjoy the health benefits of green tea but have a hard time with its lingering, semi bitter taste. Sure to appeal to the senses of both the black tea lover and the green tea lover. Contains caffeine.

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Orange Spice Tea

Origin-Sri Lanka, India and Indonesian spices
Fair Trade Certified- Yes

A warm, soothing, Ceylon tea blend with just the right ingredients to give toasts to. Includes orange peel, cinnamon chips, and clove. A marvelous way to savor the serenity of an evening's peace is to brew up a cup of this fine tea, sit back and relax. A very robust and fragrant tea blend sure to give you pleasure! Our Orange Spice tea is Fair Trade certified and contains caffeine.

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Pu'erh Tea

Origin- China
Fair Trade Certified- Yes

The Black Pu-erh tea we offer is hand harvested from wild and semi-wild broad leaf antique tea trees located in the Yunnan province of China. Black Pu-erh is often referred to as "cooked" due to the fact that sun-dried green tea leaves are transformed through natural fermentation from a greenish-golden color to a blackish-red tone. Over the years Pu-erh has garnered a committed following amongst tea connoisseurs who regard it as a sacred relic leftover from ancient tea cultures and traditions. The Black Pu-erh we offer brews up a deep ochre red and has a rich earthy taste with notes of smoke and moss. Partially fermented which will appeal to the senses of both the black tea lover and the green tea lover. Certified Organic and Fair Trade. Contains caffeine.

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Vanilla Black Tea

Fair Trade Certified- No

An intoxicating blend of organic vanilla, organic fair trade Assam tea from India, and organic chrysanthemum flowers. The crisp aroma and deep invigorating flavor of this tea is filled with pure vanilla bliss!
Contains: organic Assam tea, organic Vanilla beans, organic Chrysanthemum flowers, and organic Vanilla flavoring. Contains caffeine.

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