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Customer Favorites

  • Black Cloud

    Black Cloud

    This Meizhan varietal is an early-spring harvest black tea known in China as "fresh tea" denoting it is made to a local custom. Not made to a standard and certainly varied in its taste season-to-season, this tea well exemplifies China's small farm tea...
    Flavors of smoke, loam, and chocolate combine to a lingering sweetness.

  • Dragon Well "Jiukeng" - Long Jing

    Dragon Well "Jiukeng" - Long Jing

    Literally translates to Dove's Nest. This is a style of Dragon Well rarely found in the U.S.  Elegant in appearance, offering an exquisite aroma, this Lung Ching cultivar is noticeably smaller in leaf than the more widely known Dragon Wells of...
    A comparatively rare, elegant, smaller-leaf Dragon Well

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    Dragon Well - Long Jing - Organic

    Dragon Well, Lung Ching, has a rich and long history of cultivation and may well be the most famous tea in the world. Highest grade lots are plucked early in the spring with much anticipation among lovers of tea. Its exquisite taste highlights why it is...
    Taste is fresh, offers sweet, nutty, chestnut-like notes

  • Empress Green - Lu Huanghou

    Empress Green - Lu Huanghou

    There is a class of teas harvested early in the spring & processed to local customs of appearance, flavors and aroma.  Typically not made to large quantities and rarely exported, these teas are often exceptional in taste and...
    "Fresh tea", strong, nuanced and refreshing

  • Green Tea Sample Collection

    Perfect way to learn Chinese green teas.  We have selected 3 of China's finest greens offering fragrant aromas and fresh green flavors.  Our sampler offers the full perspective - color (se), aroma (xiang), taste (wei) and shape (xing)...

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    Heavenly Blue Peak - Tian Mu Qing Ding

    One of China's famous teas, Heavenly Blue Peak (Tian Mu Qing Ding) was long the favored tea of emperors. An exceptional spring green, this high-mountain varietal is harvested only for a very brief period in early April. Grown in bamboo forest preserves...
    Nuanced, flavorful, vegetal, nutty & naturally sweet

  • Monkey Picked Tieguanyin

    Monkey Picked Tieguanyin

    Our "Monkey Picked" Tieguanyin was grown in the AnXi Region in southern Fujian Province, a region with a long and rich history of cultivating award-winning, world-class Oolongs. The region's terroir or "soils" - encompasing the farms' altitude, the...

  • Small Leaf Pu-erh - Xi Ye Pu-erh

    Small Leaf Pu-erh - Xi Ye Pu-erh

    Our Small Leaf is grown and made in the Cangyuan area, of Yunnan Province. The factory originated in 1948 and has been producing Pu-erhs, green and black teas for the domestic China market since.  Lot Notes Note the uniformity of the cut of the...
    Brews to a strong cup, think expresso with some nutty notes.

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    White Peony - Organic Bai Mu Dan

    Perhaps the most natural of China's teas - White Peony is a mix of early spring pluck leaves offering vibrant colors and a range of flavors from grapes to honeysuckle and nectar.Our White Peony (traditional name Bai Mu Dan) is grown organically...
    Organic, vibrant colors, flavors of melon & honey.

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    Yunnan Black - High Grade

    Our Yunnan black is a Dian Hong style black tea. It is single origin and grown organically in the higher elevations of Yunnan Province. Often referred to as the "mocha of tea", it is full-bodied and offers a malty flavor with a delicate spiciness. As the...
    Creamy, malty sweet notes & thirst-quenching sweetness