All tea-ware and tea in our online tea shop is assigned to the individual groups and subgroups based on it's characteristics. Some products can be linked to the multiple groups for better and user friendlier orientation when searching for the right tea or tea-ware. Button "Categories" narrows down our wide selection of tea and tea-ware to the mo...
All tea-ware and tea in our online tea shop is assigned to the individual groups and subgroups based on it's characteristics. Some products can be linked to the multiple groups for better and user friendlier orientation when searching for the right tea or tea-ware. Button "Categories" narrows down our wide selection of tea and tea-ware to the more specific subgroups.
Yunnan puerh tea producers, tea farmers or small manufacturers.
Tea vendors who are not only re-sell the tea from farmers but also create their own brand
using their selection of tea materials for pressing them into the tea cakes
or processing fermentation by their own recepies and therefore creating the tea with unique flavor.
Handmade Yunnan pottery or pottery from other provinces.
Pottery from masters or small manufacturers which produces each piece as unique original.
Pu-erh tea or Pu'er is a variety of fermented tea produced in Yunnan province,China,
and named after Pu'er City.The Pu-ehr tea is know for its unique method
of post processing like natural microbial fermentation and oxidation of the tea leaves. Yunnan sheng pu-erh tea from Counties: Bao Shan, De Hong, Lin Cang, Pu'er ( Simao ) and Xi Shuang Ban Na.
Please read Shu Puer Masterclass page first!
Shu ( ripe ) or Shou Pu-Erh tea. The wò duī fermentation process
is an accelerated fermentation into "ripe" shou cha.
Originally developed by the Kunming Tea Factory
in 1973 and then continued by Menghai factory.
Yunnan shu pu-erh tea from Menghai , Bao Shan,
, Lin Cang, Pu'er ( Simao ) and Myanmar.
In Chinese black tea
is known as "red tea" (Chinese 紅茶 hóngchá ).
As all other types are made from leaves
of the shrub (or small tree) Camellia sinensis and
in China is a commonly used classification
for post-fermented teas, such as Pu-erh tea.
Yunnan black tea from Fengqing, Puer or Baoshan.
Chinese black tea from other provinces , Fujian or Guangdong.
Green tea ( 绿茶 ) is made from Camellia sinensis leaves that have not undergone
the same withering and oxidation applied as for oolong tea and black tea.
Numerous claims have been made for the health benefits of green tea,
but nothing was clearly proved. Yet , daily consumption of green tea has been associated with a lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease. Yunnan green tea from Simao or Lincang.
Various types of teas which don't fit into the regular categories.
Mixture of Pu'erh tea with flowers and herbs or other teas.
Necessary equipment used for brewing and consumption of tea.
Tea pots or tea cups for your gongfu tea ceremony,
tea strainers , gaiwans, packaging materials etc.
Tea sorted in categories by shape.
Spring harvest from around 70 years old arbor trees growing on elevation in approx of 1800m. Smoky notes are in present due to the traditional processing for that area, "sheng jing" sweetness appears in moderate way then slight "hui gan" aftertaste also shows up eventually. We just took couple of kilos out of curiosity to see how it will taste on Kunming...
4 x 25 g of various samples of Shu Puer, giving an unique opportunity to compare taste not only from different areas but also levels / characters of fermentation processing in those particular places, which also differs due to the climate variability.Menghai, Lincang, Puer and Yongde. Refer to Smart Tea Drinker for mo details.
Shu pu-erh Gong Ting grade fermented in Pu Er ( Simao ). As typical for shu pu-erhs produced from the area , clean and medium fermented small tea leafs with tips release walnutty aroma with each pouring hot water into the gaiwan. Sweet beginning and dark chocolate bitter and on top of the tongue. You might experience slight notes of dates when drinking...
First flush "tou chun" of high grade green tea from Hou Keng village located on Huang Shan mountain called Tai Ping Hou Kui ( peaceful monkey leader ) , which is also known as Monkey tea. Although Houkui doesn't have a long history like other Chinese teas but it became popular after winning the price "King of Tea" in Chinese tea exhibition in 2004. Very...
Very simple and basic grade of shu puerh from Lincang where the fermentation also has been done. Slight smokey notes with gentle sour touch with harder steepings as typical for that area shu puerhs. Cake sold in just simple wrapper.
Not much story to be told about this Libuao , a is it a very good daily drinker for rainy days. Significant aroma of old grannie basement in combination of laundry room wet base in taste. All that is amplified when hot water is introduced to the leaves and of course same notes you will experience in taste. Sweet mouthfeel with slight touch of bitterness...
Basic Menghai shu puerh tea pressed into the small brick in form of chocolate which makes it very easy for chipping without using any tools. Each square is approximately 8g and fills up to 150ml gaiwan with rich and thick black coffee type shu puerh. Slight woody notes with gentle sweet aftertaste. Good daily drinker for coffee addicts.
Around 20 old ( claim from producer ) orange peel from Cantonese oranges. Dried orange skin is used as part of the traditional Chinese medicine but also used as an additional ingredient to the tea or some dishes. It is suitable to combine with red / black , sheng or shu puerh tea.In shu puer it gives the mellowing effect by diminishing excessive earthy...
Just a simple name for change from all those complicated Chinese names like " Shen Tai Zi Juan" which is the actual name of this purple variety sheng pu-erh tea cake has a typical pink-ish color tea soup with fruity-plummy notes along the classical sheng pu-erh bitterness. Very decent purple sheng for good value!
Premium quality of Tian San Qi , also known as Panax notoginseng or Chinese ginseng. Big size root directly sourced from Wen Shan state in Yunnan province is sold in whole pieces but also grinded in powder( options in items drop down menu ). We do not provide any information about health benefits of this herb, please search on internet for more details...