New Arrivals

Once we have made our new harvest selections, most of our teas ship by water to the U.S. When we receive these new crop teas or a tea we have not recently sold; or, we determine to sell a rare or aged tea from our warehouse, we feature these offerings in New Arrivals. It is our way of keeping you, our valued customers, informed of our latest offerings, exciting new varieties or arrival of a tea you already enjoy! New Arrivals is regularly updated over the course of the tea season and the trailing months as we receive new shipments or introduce new offerings.

So, please check-in occasionally to find exciting new and unusual teas.

  • Flower Fragrance

    Flower Fragrance

    Early harvest teas, even when processed to black style, often have fragrances reminiscent of spring flowers. In this tea, the teamaker found hints of flowers thus the name. The aroma of the wet leaves is light evergreen, almost mint. Taste reminds us of...
    Ambrosial, fragrance of spring flowers
  • Gardenia Fragrance - Huang Zhi Xiang

    Gardenia Fragrance - Huang Zhi Xiang

    Gardenia Fragrance "Huang Zhi Xiang" is a handcrafted, single-origin lot grown in the Fenghuangshan Mountains of Guangdong Province. The long, thin leaves are withered, then shaped by hand, beginning an 8 step process to create its unique appearance...
    Bold mouthfeel, fruity, nectar notes.
  • Hairy Crab - Mao Xie

    Hairy Crab - Mao Xie

    Wonderful, green-style oolong is named for the fine "hairs" on the backside of the leaves. Hairy Crab is unusual as it offers a full-bodied fruit-like note. Surprisingly tasty!  Lot Notes. Lot was harvested in the Fall of 2020. Our lot is a...
    Delicious, delicate "peach-like" notes.

  • Menghai Raw Cake

    Menghai Raw Cake

    A 100-gram Sheng Pu-erh cake made by the Menghai Tea factory. Cups to sweet floral flavors. Lot Notes. As it is Menghai Tea produced, quality is consistent and predictable. Cake was pressed in 2019. Tea Facts. Leaves are grown in Six Famous Tea...
    Steeps to sweet, floral notes

  • Menghai Ripe Cake

    Menghai Ripe Cake

    An earthy, roasty small Shou or ripe cake made at the Menghai Tea factory in Yunnan Province. Cake is a compact 100 grams made of rich-brown leaves speckled with soft golden buds.  Lot Notes. Cake is classic Shou Pu-erh cake offering biscuity notes...
    Fragrant, sweet.

  • Organic

    Moroccan Mint

    Our blend of fresh, organic peppermint, made with a varietal grown in the Pacific Northwest, is blended with an organic Gunpowder green tea from Zhejiang Province, to create a cool, soothing and refreshing cup. This tea blend can be enjoyed hot and...
    Tea of daily life, refreshing
  • Orchid Fragrance - Zhe Lan Xiang - Rare Oolong Collection

    Orchid Fragrance - Zhe Lan Xiang - Rare Oolong Collection

    We have worked with Mr. Lin Ze, for a number of years. Every spring, we receive an inquiry as to our interest in his oolong. Quickly affirming, we either visit the farm or, this year, receive selected samples. Working with older farmers in his village,...
    Orchid-like aromatics, honeysuckle to flowery, almondy notes.

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    Raw "Sheng" Pu-erh Cake

    A green or Sheng style Pu-erh cake made in the Cangyuan area of Yunnan Province. Farm is located on Wa Mountain at an elevation of 2200 metters. This is a region inhabited by the Wa ethnic minority. Morning plucking sessions begin early in the day and...
    Mouth feel is complex, earthy aromas of beet and mineral sweetness

  • Ripe "Shou" Pu-erh Cake

    Ripe "Shou" Pu-erh Cake

     A ripe or "cooked", Shou style Pu-erh cake from the Cangyuan area of Yunnan Province. Cake is 357 grams of pressed, texture-rich leaves. Cake was processed using the "Wo Dui" method - a process whereby the leaves are steamed and stacked to ferment...
    Bouquet of peat, aroma of fig, spruce, earthy flavors.

  • Song - "Song Zhong" - Phoenix Bird Collection

    Song - "Song Zhong" - Phoenix Bird Collection

    Song Zhong is a varietal first recognized and celebrated as a "Tribute Tea" in the Song Dynasty. One of four surviving Dan Cong varietals from the period, it is nectar-rich in flavor. The trees on the producing farm, located in Choan...
    Song Dynasty Tribute Tea, nectar-rich in flavor.