Mao Feng green tea is from Yunnan "large leaf" varietal tea tree. Unlike other green teas it is not rolled and the leaves and buds stay largely unbroken. The flavor is bold and nutty but if not over-brewed is smooth and satisfying. This is the highest grade Yunnan Mao Feng available!
An exquisite pure bud tea made entirely from newly sprouted buds. This tea is picked twice yearly in spring and autumn for just a three day period during which the buds are consistent in length and appearance. The taste is malty with hints of fruit and cane sugar.
The tea itself is full and plump but small. It has a high level of fragrance and the tea soup is thick and awash with the little hairs that grow on the tea leaves. Comparable in many aspects to a Dragon Well, but unique in its own right.
This lovely tea is grown in Mengku County of Lincang in a village called "Dofu Zhai" (aka Tofu Village). It's a local varietal, a hybrid of pure Assamica and Change Ye Bai Hao. The tea was picked and processed between September 20th and 28th.
Spring comes early in Yunnan! A mild sunny winter, quickly gives way to spring which allows for this fresh and nutty green tea. It is composed entirely of buds and leaves picked in early March. The tea is expertly processed in small batches to ensure a nutty thick fresh green tea taste!
A unique varietal of white tea grown in the high altitude mountains of Ai Lao range in the eastern part of Jing Dong County (Simao Prefecture). The tea processing is something in-between white and green tea. It has a strong thick aroma and hints of sugarcane and wheatgrass.
Yunnan Style Dong Ting Bi Luo Chun ultra-tippy green tea with premium jasmine flowers. Spring harvest 2016 Pure Bud Bi Luo Chun steamed with Jasmine Flowers and then sealed together after drying. Incredibly balanced tea with just the perfect amount of jasmine flower taste and sweet umami green tea taste.
Our Classic Grade Laoshan green tea is small leaf, tippy (but without silver hairs) and tightly rolled, but not compressed like a Tie Guan Yin. The varietal grown is Long Jing #43 and as such the tea from Laoshan shares it character.
Our Imperial Grade Laoshan green tea is small leaf, tippy (but without silver hairs) and tightly rolled, but not compressed like a Tie Guan Yin. The varietal grown is Long Jing #43 and as such the tea from Laoshan shares it character.
Spring 2016 harvested tea from a high altitude organic plantation in the Wu Liang mountains this lovely 1 leaf and 1 bud green tea was hand-picked and processed by the same family for 3 generations! Nutty and thick vegetal taste with smooth and sweet (never dry) after-taste!
Certified Organic by COFCC, this tea is picked in the early Spring and is from the Dali region of Western Yunnan. This is a high altitude green tea which comes from 1900 meters above sea level. Each 200 grams of tea comes in an air-sealed package ensuring freshness.
During the Qing Dynasty, the imperial Qing court considered Dragon Well to be the tea of choice for summer consumption. It is sweet at first but gradually coats the back of the mouth and throat with a very slight astringency and a pleasant bitterness.
The taste is classicly small leaf green tea with sweet and umami taste, the aroma is grass and pine, the feeling in the mouth is thick and pungent. Our offering is harvested in the middle of April a period after the freezing temperatures early spring have abated, before the rains when the weather is just beginning to warm up!
This is a Zi Juan "Purple Beauty" varietal that was grown in Lancang county in the Jingmai mountainous area. First flush of spring tea leaves were used and processed into a green tea. This is the first ever Purple Beauty Green Tea we have offered.
The taste is classicly small leaf green tea with sweet and umami taste, the aroma is grass and pine, the feeling in the mouth is thick and pungent. Our offering is harvested in late March during a brief period after the freezing temperatures of early spring have abated (but before the rains) when the weather is just beginning to warm up!