Spring 2017 Harvest Loose Leaf Teas
Spring 2017 - Green Tea
Spring 2017 - White Tea
Spring 2017 - Black Tea
Spring 2017 - Oolong Tea
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.
A traditional process one leaf / one bud ratio black tea from the high mountains of Zhenyuan in Simao prefecture. Lightly wilted the leaves still have a slight greenish color amongst the vivid brown-red color.
Our Jingmai Wild Arbor tea is made from a naturally occurring Jingmai assamica varietal that is naturally hybridized and smaller in scale than pure assamica. The tea brews up a chocolate and floral sweetness much like a Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong, but with it's own unique character.
"Yi Mei Ren" (彝美人) means literally Yi (Minority) Beauty. This tea is named "Yi Mei Ren" as its made from Wu Liang Mountain material, an area inhabited primarily by Yi Minority people and bears similarity to both and oolong and a black tea in its fragrance and taste.
High mountain tea grow at 2000 meters on Ai Lao Shan in Zhenyuan area of Simao. Picked and processed only from the first flush of spring this black tea is lightly oxidized and processed similiar to Taiwanese black tea or Wu Yi Rock tea
This is one of those rare black teas where tea leaves and expert processing come together to create something unique and enjoyable. High altitude mao feng varietal grown in the Wu Liang mountains of Simao is briefly fermented by special technique and then finally processed into black tea.
The tea is carefully processed to keep its lovely appearance and guard its subtle sugarcane and malt flavors. This is an incredible and rare tea with an appearance and taste that will dazzle the drinker!