Our 4th production from Bing Dao village and the third from Autumn harvested tea leaves! Bing Dao Lao Zhai (lit Bing Dao Old Village) is one of the two villages called "Bing Dao". There is Bing Dao Xin Zhai (lit. Bing Dao New Village) as well, which is the more famous of the two villages in the same area.
Bang Dong Village (邦东寨) is located in the county Mengku, Lincang prefecture. Bang Dong is a small village situated at an altitude of 1600 meters. Our production is made entirely from the tea picked by one family's small ancestral tea garden. The tea trees have 100-150 years of age and are growing naturally.
Big Yellow Mark (lit. Da Huang Yin) is a CNNP labelled tea from a small producer in Menghai. The tea is a blend of Nan Nuo and Bu Lang Mountain Spring 2005 tea. The tea has been stored in a "dry Guangdong" condition for 12 years and has developed a nice aged feel to it.
This is the highest grade Golden Needle Ripe Pu-erh we have ever encountered! We bought it all after two tastings and decided to press it into a cake! This little mini cake is the ultimate "Golden Needle" cake. All "Golden Needle" (金针) grade ripe with no other coarser leaf grades mixed in. This is not the same as the loose leaf Golden Needle we sell!
Produced in 2004 and then stored in Jinggu town in Yunnan for 13 years. This is a mixed grade recipe style tuo. Made from a grade 1,3,5 ripened leaves gives this a classic balanced taste. The storage condition although not dry storage has been very clean, imparting a camphor and dark chocolate feeling to the tea.
This is Nan Jian's "Silver Pekoe" (银毫) tippy grade raw tuo cha blend. It's tippy, which with age has given it a sweet, and fruity character. On the other side, it's got a strong meaty sheng bitter and astringent punch that with 12 years of age feels just right.
These exquisite little black tea cones were hand-made from the highest quality Yunnan Feng Qing Dian Hong black tea! They are about 2.5 grams each and when brewed will open up like little flowers! However, no sacrifice has been made in the taste or quality of these, they will brew a high-grade Yunnan black tea!
This Yunnan Bi Luo Chun white tea is the smallest pure bud tea grown in Yunnan. A varietal that is a cross between the classic Jiangsu Bi Luo Chun and Yunnan large leaf varietal, yielding a delicate Bi Luo Chun that can grow in cooler high altitude conditions. The aroma is high with hints of fruit and fresh grass...
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.
High quality hand-picked and processed silver needles (pure bud) white tea from Da Si village in Feng Qing county of Lincang. Slight cinnamon spice aroma and fruit when brewed. Thick and sweet. Very lubricating mouth-feel that stays in the mouth after drinking.
A very fragrant and pungent green tea of Simao that can be infused many times. Has the robust characteristics of Camellia Sinensis var. Assamica with a potent aftertaste that lingers in the back of the mouth. The leaves have been dried into extremely thin strands that slowly unravel and expand as they are infused. A delicious green tea!
This tea was picked from the first flush of spring harvest high in the mountains of Simao. These tender young buds were processed in a way that is similar to how other premium small-leaf tea varietals (like Emei Sichuan Zhu Ye Qing) are processed elsewhere in China.
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!
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 March 8th and 11th.
Picked in early March in and then expertly processed by a small Ning'er area village cooperative this burly black tea features thick stems, with leaves and buds covered with downy hairs. The withering process has given the buds a deep copper-gold color and the leaves a brown black color. The flavor is very sweet, but there is a slight mineral...
A lovely spring harvested tea from Yang Ta village in Jinggu county. Camellia Taliensis varietal tea leaves picked from 40 to 60 year old plantation bushes, and processed into this lovely and unique black tea.