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Air-dried Yue Guang Bai “MOONLIGHT” Superior

Air-dried Yue Guang Bai “MOONLIGHT” Superior

Classification: Yue Guang Bai cha “Moonlight” Superior - white tea
Cultivar: Da Ye Zhong
Origin: China, Yunnan province, Puer – Simao Prefecture, Jinggu county, Tang Ta Village
Elevation: 1500m
Grade: Superior, Exquisite
Harvest: Spring 2019
Leaf: Huge, fluffy silver hairy buds and some purple-silver leaves. Sweet fragrance of cherry blossoms, strawberries and refreshing eucalyptus is rising from the well dried leaves.
Infused leaf: The colour is very light green to reddish, leather-like colour. Aroma of creamy herbs, cloves and vanilla.
Liquor: The cup has very soft hue of gold. The...

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Rooibos

Rooibos

Classification: Rooibos – herbal tea
Cultivar: The rooibos plant “Aspalathus linearis” is a member of the legume family.
Origin: South Africa, Cape town, Cederberg mountains
Grade: Superior grade
Leaf: Tiny, needle like chopped reddish, delicate leaves. Aroma of sweet grapefruit, honey and vanilla.
Infused leaf: Super bright, mahogany like mush. Aroma floral and lemon-y with a hints of geranium and honey.
Liquor: Bright, deep crimson red liquor releasing a strong citrus-floral scent. Mouth-feel is thick and sweet with beautiful notes of bergamot, herbs,burnt sugar and vanilla. Amazing drink for any evening...

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Fuding Bai Mu Dan "White Peony" Senior Grade

Fuding Bai Mu Dan "White Peony" Senior Grade

Classification: Fuding Bai Mu Dan “White Peony” Senior Grade - White tea
Cultivar: Fuding Da Bai Hao “Large White”
Origin: China, Fujian province, Ningde prefecture, Fuding county
Grade: Superior, Senior grade
Leaf: Large bud covered with dense silvery hair mixed with large green-brownish leaves. Herbaceous aroma with notes of dried apples and honey.
Infused leaf: Green-copper leaves releasing a scent of lemon, pepper and honey.
Liquor: The liquor is crystal clear, lemon like. The mouth-feel is complex, delicate and floral with a notes of dried apples, cantaloupe melon, hay and honey....

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Tea Sourcing – batch N.240 Pu Erh Teas – Hai Lang Hao “Bu Lang tribute brick” Ripe Pu Erh 2014

Tea Sourcing – batch N.240 Pu Erh Teas – Hai Lang Hao “Bu Lang tribute brick” Ripe Pu Erh 2014

Classification: Hai Lang Hao “Bu Lang tribute brick” Ripe Pu Erh 2014 - Shu “ripe/matured” dark tea/aged tea
Cultivar: Yunnan Da Ye
Origin: China, Yunnan, Xishuangbanna, Menghai county, Bulang Mountain
Grade: Supreme quality
Leaf: Compressed brick of velvety brown leaves and golden buds. Mellow aroma of cherry wood, vanilla and stewed meat.
Infused leaf: Infused leaves are deep chocolate colour with strong aroma of sweet cherry, dates and chocolate.
Liquor: The liquid has burgundy colour, it's brilliantly deep and thick. Aroma of the cup is sweet cherry and vanilla. The mouth-feel is excellent, complex, rich and full-bodied with a mellow red bean paste taste, decaying wood...

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Tea Sourcing – batch N.240 Pu Erh Teas – 5 Years aged Mang Fei Mountain Ripe Pu Erh

Tea Sourcing – batch N.240 Pu Erh Teas – 5 Years aged Mang Fei Mountain Ripe Pu Erh

 

Classification: 5 Years aged Mang Fei Mountain Ripe Pu Erh - Shu “ripe/matured” dark tea/aged tea
Cultivar: Yunnan Da Ye
Origin: China, Yunnan, Lincang, Yong De county
Grade: Great quality
Leaf: The leaves are of medium size and unevenly twisted, some forming sort of dreads. Aroma is smooth and subtle with notes of cherry, ripe plum and dried fruit.
Infused leaf: Infused leaves are deep chocolate colour with more persistent aroma of green wood, herbs and dingy cellar.
Liquor: Cup has burgundy colour, brilliant and thick yet it is tiny bit lighter than most Pu Erh teas. Aroma is sweet, floral with a hint of...

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