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Selected category of tea divided into groups by its character ,
grade or type like old arbor trees, wild tea trees ,
purple varietal or huang pian - the yellow tea leaves.

Tea  There are 56 products.

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  • Old Arbor Tea Trees

    老乔木 / 古树茶
    Old arbor tea tree or Ancient tea tree ( Gu Shu Cha ).
    Selection of the arbor tea trees with age above 150 years.

  • Wild Tea Trees

    野生茶
    Originally the wild tea tree term signify the tea tree growing on place where is no any human intervention,
    but in time and market demand that kind of tea is almost impossible to get on Chinese tea market ,
    not speaking of exported tea.
    The wild tea tree variety has been planted in tea gardens and plucked like any other tea tree.
    Processing of Ye Sheng teas is usually with tea flowers "ya bao" together in order to gain sweetness and mellow taste.

  • Purple Tea Variety

    紫娟

    Category selection of Purple variety tea Zi Juan.
    A reputedly scarce purple-leaf Yunnan (云南) Da Ye (大叶) cultivar,
    high in Anthocyanin "hua qing su" (花青素), developed in the 1980s
    from Nannuoshan (南糯山) sources, used for lücha (绿茶)
    and pu’ercha (普洱茶), literally Purple Beauty

  • Purple Sprout

    紫芽

    Purple Sprout " Zi Ya " : young leaves of tea trees that have been exposed
    to more than the usual amount of sunlight,
    causing them to turn purple, a tendency that,
    while it may or may not improve tea quality in general,
    is intentionally used in some pu’ercha (普洱茶) cakes;
    confusingly, this is also used for a naturally occurring mutation first noticed in Wuyishan (武夷山) where high huaqingsu (花青素) content yields a purple leaf color

  • Huang Pian - Yellow Leafs

    老黄片
    Old Yellow Leaf in translation.

    Old leafs from tea tree which have it's distinctive flavor characteristics.
    Commonly used among the tea farmers as regular daily drinker with lunch , dinner or just quenching the thirst in hot days.

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    Hand pressed and rolled into the dragon balls "Xiao Long Zhu" varying from 8-10g. Tea leafs from old arbor tree release dark gold liqueur with pleasant front bitterness and touch of sweet plums. "Hui gan" will show up very fast but "Sheng Jing" comes around after 4th infusion and will buzz its sugar sensation in both sides under your tongue for very long...

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    Spring harvest of arbor tea trees medium pressed traditionally by stone into the 200g cake. The tea soup is clean and sweet with notes of flowers in aroma. Slow and gentle "hui gan" is persistent during many infusions. No excessive astringency with slight bitterness which occurs while brewing stronger infusions.

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    Da Lao Wu is the name for this 200g medium pressed tea cake made of spring leafs from old arbor trees growing on Laowu Shan. Very mellow tea soup without any astringency or bitterness . Light sour touch from first sip will turn to intensive "sheng jing" buzzing around the tongue. After few cups "hui gan" will also show up and overall sweet mouth sensation...

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    Spring harvest from young and old arbor tea trees , which by locals is already called "gu shu". Very soft pressed cake with sweet and fruity ,  "sheng jing" lingers at the bottom of the tongue and back of the throat "hui gan" comes around eventually along with green apple skin notes. Can steep many times and longer infusions boost the sweetness without...

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    Leaves from old white tea tree growing in Wu Linag Shan. There are not many tips but you will find different varieties ( like Ye Sheng - wild variety )  in this 200g cake. Incredible scent of lavender and chrysanthemum will fill your room within first infusion and the following one is another step through the flower garden. Deep sweetness with touch of...

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    Maocha from old tea trees growing on Bada mountain in around Zhang Lang village. Honey fragrance in pitcher which also reflect in taste along with sweet plum with touch of apricot , which is typical for Bada teas as the bitterness which get noticable with harder steeping. Yet , with longer infusions the sweetness also increases aside of the sweet...

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    Spring leafs from old arbor trees growing in Laowu Shan area and pressed into the 200g cake. Typical chrysanthemum notes in the pitcher and bitter sensation in throat after few infusions , which develops into sweet "hui gan". Maocha sourced back in 2019 from the same garden as always and pressed in late autumn. Taste the transformation in process by...

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    Blend of the very first harvest of spring leafs from old arbor trees with and young arbors growing in Laowu Shan area. This sheng puer is already on it's way of transformation from original flowery and citrus notes to the fruity ones with touch deep honey sweetness at the back of the troat and also in form of aroma when you breathe out.  With further...

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    Aroma of lavender and chrysanthemum will hit your nose receptors and will sit there for all session making you feel like being in the botanic garden. Deep sweetness with touch of honey and green apple skin and fresh mint. With harder infusion slight sour notes will appear, evoking saliva which turns to the sweetness railing tongue sides. Don't panic, just...

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    Sourced from same tea garden on Laowu Shan as every year. Mao cha from old tea trees medium pressed in small cake.  Flowery aroma from the pitcher and so the notes in taste. First infusions give very fruity - plum taste accompanied with light sour touch revealing the wild varietal tea leafs  ( from nearby growing tea trees ) which were blended in before...

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    Very first harvest of spring leafs from old arbor trees growing in Laowu Shan area. Gentle aroma of lavender with touch of peach scent coming from the hot brewed leaves. Flowery notes are also reflected in aftertaste in back of the throat. Developing fruity notes are guaranteed with further storage. Please do try some older years we offer in order to find...

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    Spring harvest of tea leafs from old arbor trees growing on Nannuo mountain near Ba Ma village. Combination of gentle bitter and sweet honey notes in the aftertaste coming from the back of the throat. Longer or harder infusions can hit  you with bitterness yet will reward with deeper and more complex aftertaste. We also offer cheaper version of this tea...

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