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.

  • 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.