2015 Spring Harvest Hot Tea Class Champions

NATC15 Winners Seal

Rating Guidelines

  • 96 - 100 Rare: Unique tea, difficult to replicate in future manufacturing processes
  • 90 - 95 Outstanding: a distinctive tea with brilliant style
  • 80 - 89 Very Good: a tea with superior characteristics
  • 70 - 79 Above Average: a tea with particularly desirable qualities

Scores must reach the following thresholds in order to qualify for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd placement.

1st Place: 80+
2nd Place: 79-75
3rd Place: 74-70


Class Category Company Tea Place Rating Website

Blended Green

Aiya America
Matcha Infused Genmaicha 1 87 aiya-america.com

Blended Green

Garden to Cup Organics
Cinquain Couture 2 78 gardentocup.com

Blended Green

SerendipiTea
Charlie Chan Cha 3 76 serendipitea.com

 

 

         

Blended White

Garden to Cup Organics
Madame Yen Yen 1 81 gardentocup.com

 

 
       

Ceylon

Garden to Cup Organics
Vithanakande Estate Private Reserve 1 84 gardentocup.com

Ceylon

Walters Bay
Walters Bay FBOPFSP 2 81 waltersbay.com

Ceylon

Walters Bay
Walters Bay FBOPF1 3 79 waltersbay.com

 

 

         

Darjeeling

Florapharm Tea-USA L.P.
Darjeeling Castleton DJ 145 FTGFOP1, second flush 1 81 florapharmteausa.com

Darjeeling

TeaGschwendner
Darjeeling Soom First Flush 2 75 teagschwendner.com 

Darjeeling

Newby Teas
Prime Darjeeling Gourmet Collection 3 74 newbyteas.com

 

 

         

Dragonwell

EASTSIGN INC.
Eastsign Dragonwell 1 85 eastsignbio.com

Dragonwell

Garden to Cup Organics
West Lake Dragonwell Private Reserve 2 83 gardentocup.com

 

 

         

Flavored Fruit Blend

Garden to Cup Organics
Maui Layover 1 82 gardentocup.com

Flavored Fruit Blend

Florapharm Tea-USA L.P.
Mild Berry 2 81 florapharmteausa.com

Flavored Fruit Blend

SerendipiTea
A Fruit Medley 3 80 serendipitea.com

 

 

         

Flavored Green

Florapharm Tea-USA L.P.
Eternal Life 1 81 florapharmteausa.com

Flavored Green

Garden to Cup Organics
Little Lady 2 80 gardentocup.com

Flavored Green

Alcheme of Tea, LLC
Daily Detox Tea 3 79 alchemeoftea.com

 

 

         

Flavored Herbal Blend

Alcheme of Tea, LLC
Orange Appeal 1 82 alchemeoftea.com

Flavored Herbal Blend

Alcheme of Tea, LLC
Berry Digest 2 80 alchemeoftea.com

Flavored Herbal Blend

Dethlefsen & Balk
LaPacho Orange/Vanilla 3 78 dethlefsen-balk.us

 

 

         

Flavored White

Garden to Cup Organics
Symphony #9 2 78 gardentocup.com

Flavored White

LA CREME COFFEE & TEA
Strawberry Peach Wellness Blend Tea 3 73 lacremecoffeeandtea.com

 

 

         

Matcha

Garden to Cup Organics
Ceremonial Matcha 1 88 gardentocup.com

Matcha

Aiya America
Premium Matcha 2 85 aiya-america.com

Matcha

DoMatcha
DoMatcha Single Packets 3 82 domatcha.com

 

 

         

Pan-Fired Green

Osulloc (Amorepacific)
Sejac 1 87 osulloc.com

Pan-Fired Green

Osulloc (Amorepacific)
Oo-Jeon 2 85 osulloc.com

Pan-Fired Green

Osulloc (Amorepacific)
Illohyang 3 84 osulloc.com

 

 

         

Puer

EASTSIGN INC.
Eastsign Pu-er Tea 1 84 eastsignbio.com

Puer

Garden to Cup Organics
Yunnan Coins 2 75 gardentocup.com

 

         

Sencha

Aiya America
Premium Sencha 1 87 aiya-america.com

Sencha

Florapharm Tea-USA L.P.
Organic Japan Sencha 2 85 florapharmteausa.com

Sencha

Garden to Cup Organics
Koshun Sencha 3 81 gardentocup.com

 

 

         

Steamed Green

Aiya America
Premium Gyokuro 1 88 aiya-america.com

Steamed Green

Garden to Cup Organics
Gyokuro Private Reserve 2 87 gardentocup.com

Steamed Green

ITO EN (North America) INC.
2015 Yame Shincha "Artisnal" 3 86 itoen.com

 

 

         

Unflavored Herbal Blend

SerendipiTea
Ssspicy 2 79 serendipitea.com

Unflavored Herbal Blend

Dethlefsen & Balk
Spice & Nice 3 76 dethlefsen-balk.us

 

 

         

White

Glenburn Tea Direct
Glenburn Darjeeling Silver Needle 1 87 glenburnteadirect.com

White

Garden to Cup Organics
Jingning Silver Needle 2 86 gardentocup.com

White

EASTSIGN INC.
Eastsign White Peony 3 80 eastsignbio.com