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Customer Favorites

The world of specialty teas, full-leaf and unblended - is vast in the number of varieties available. Hundreds of styles and flavors are cultivated each year with fans ready to enjoy them every harvest season. Our selection of customer favorites reflects the most popular styles and tastes our customers and tea drinkers worlwide have shown they delight in each year.    

Our favorites include wonderful jasmine infused green tea pearls, nutty and sweet Dragon Well, malty rich & sweet Golden Monkey and vibrant, energizing & healthful whites, oolongs and Pu-erhs. Our site is your entry to this world of specialty teas.

Go ahead, see what teas the world is enjoying this year!

 

 

  • Golden Monkey - Lot #23

    Golden Monkey - Lot #23

    A cultivar grown in the mountains of the FuAn area has long been known to produce a fine tasting, aromatic Golden Monkey. The terroir of Fujian's mountainous coastline - its soils, rain, elevation, & temperature - has proven ideal for cultivation of...
    Malty sweet, refreshing

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    Heavenly Blue Peak

    An exceptional spring green, this high-mountain cultivar is harvested only for a brief period in early April. Heavenly Blue Peak (Tian Mu Qing Ding) was long a favored tea of emperors. It is grown in bamboo forest preserves of Tian Mu Mountains, in...
    Lush & naturally sweet

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    Black No. 6

    The Fu'An area along the coast near the border with Zhejiang Province is mountainous and famous for its rich tasting white teas. The cultivars developed in these mountains over a period of hundreds of years, now produce a variety of green and black...
    Malty, sweet flavors of chocolate!

  • Empress Green

    Empress Green

    There is a class of teas harvested early in the spring & processed to local customs of appearance, flavor, and aroma. Typically made in small lots and rarely exported, these teas are often exceptional and offer a window into the great...
    "Fresh tea", strong flavors, nuanced & refreshing

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    White Peony - Organic

    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.Teas was grown in Fuding county, the birthplace of white tea and...
    Organic, vibrant colors, flavors of melon & honey.

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    Chamomile

    Our organically grown Chamomile flowers are harvested at the peak of freshness. Chamomile (Matricaria recutita) is a flower blossom widely used for calming purposes and to soothe the digestive tract. Most often prepared as an infusion, regular use of...
    Fresh, apple-like aroma.

  • Black Cloud

    Black Cloud

    This Meizhan cultivar is made to customs of processing known in China as "fresh tea" denoting it is made to local timing of harvest, proccessing and flavor profile. Not made to a standard and certainly varied in its taste each season, this tea well...
    Malt, chocolate & molasses!

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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

  • Dragon Well "Jiukeng"

    Dragon Well "Jiukeng"

    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. The leaf appearance is strikingly green with ample golden...
    Local, elegant, small-leaf cultivar

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    Small Leaf

    Grown in the Cangyuan area, of Yunnan Province. our organic Small Leaf is a "ripe" Pu-erh. Notabley small chocolate-brown leaves open to a rich, clean, mushroom-like aroma, offering a full-bodied cup, rich in flavors - an excellent choice for an...
    Pu-erh, brews to a strong cup, think expresso with some nutty notes.

  • Monkey Picked Tieguanyin

    Monkey Picked Tieguanyin

    Our "Monkey Picked" Tieguanyin was grown in the AnXi Region in southern Fujian Province, a region with a rich history of cultivating award-winning, world-class Tieguanyins. The region's terroir or "soils" - the farms' altitude, proximity of the sea,...
    Vibrant green, lush, floral & buttery

  • Jasmine Pearls - Mo Li Zhen Zhu

    Jasmine Pearls - Mo Li Zhen Zhu

    Jasmine Pearls is a delight to watch unfold as well as to drink. This tea is certainly one of China's finest jasmine offerings. The quality of the Pearl rests with two key attributes: a high-quality, spring pick leaf that is hand rolled then kept in cool...
    Sweet, soothing