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.
Shu ( ripe ) 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 200 years old arbor trees , which by locals is already called "gu shu". Gentle smoky notes are in present due to the traditional processing, sweet "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...
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.
This is the higher grade of regular green tea Yin Si we also have in our shop. Selected tea tips "Dan Ya" - single tips. This selection has a noticeable impact on overall taste. The tea is very sweet with just gentle "green" bitterness , unless you steep it hard of course. But even then, you will also increase sweetness.
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...
Spring harvest from the Pasha arbor tea trees. Typical slight bitter and astringent taste during the first infusions which changes into the candy sweet sensation at the back of your tongue after 3rd cup. This tea has a very good potential for aging so we will do some pressing later.
Spring harvest from big arbor tea trees growing on Pasha mountain. This is indeed very expensive tea material which is hard to pick.The fruity flavor scope would be quite similar to the regular Qiao Mu we also sell , with differences in bitterness and astringency, which is less than in tea from young arbors. Tea also holds more steepings and has deeper...
Spring leafs from arbor trees around 300 years old growing in Laowu Shan area. 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 stays over 10 solid steepings.
The 2nd. flush of spring tea leafs from Anhui province of famous Huangshan Maofeng. This one is the general , or should say , the lower grade of the premium 1st flush version we also have. This Maofeng doesn't have many tips ( buds ) as the premium one, which is also noticeable in taste ( not that sweet ) . Also few older leafs and stems are in present...
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...