The dark leaves produce a brew that is fragrant in scent, heavy in flavor, and rich in color. The tea will first strike you as bitter, follow by a strong sweet, then finishes with an astringent but mouth-watering aftertaste. The tea’s commanding flavors will surely leave a memorable impression.
Gold Award Da Hong Pao – 金奘大红袍
This tea is a gold award winner in the prestigious 2008 Wuyi Mountain People's Choice Tea Competition. Roasted and smoky in scent , this Da Hong Pao delivers a full body flavor with the perfect balance of sweetness and bitterness. One sip and it is obvious why this is such a prized tea.
Anxi Tie Guan Yin (Roasted) – 安铁青香观音
The roasted Tie Guan Yin is perhaps one of the most traditional teas in China. Heavily-roasted, the tea has rich and smoky essence similar to that of the Da Hong Pao. Deep and complex in flavor but smooth in texture, this magnificent oolong certainly earned its spot in our collection.
Anxi Tie Guan Yin – 安铁青香观音
The Anxi Tie Guan Yin is perhaps one of the most popular teas in China. The vibrant, jade-green tea leaves give off a pure and balanced aroma. This tea offers a fresh, springy fragrance, and a medium-bodied flavor with a smooth texture and a delicately sweet aftertaste.
Phoenix Mountain Dan Cong – 凤凰单枞
The tea leaves are willowy in shape and floral in scent. You will first taste a fruity sweetness that quickly segues to a metallic bitterness. The sweet aftertaste induces salivation that leaves you with a pleasant finish. Highly recommended to those who enjoy a mild-bodied tea with intricate flavors.
Bi Luo Chun – 碧螺春
The tea leaves are characterized by its deep-green color, spiral shape and the fine white hairs that coat its leaves. When infused, the tea's robust flavors are quickly released. Don't be fooled the tea's color; the delicate green conceals a full-bodied tea that tastes malty and sweet.
Hangzhou Xinyang Mao Jian – 杭州信阳毛尖
This tea is distinct among our other green teas because of its deeper leaf color and bolder, heavier flavor. The initial taste is faintly bitter, but it soon mellows out into a sweet aftertaste. For those who are looking for all the health benefits of a green tea with a more mature flavor, this is a great choice.
Hangzhou West Lake Dragon Well – 杭州西湖龙井
Known as the “Queen of Green Tea,” the leaves are sword-like in shape and luscious-green in color. It has a mild-bodied flavor that is succulent and pure. The texture is exceptionally smooth and the aftertaste is very floral. You will find every aspect of this tea peaceful and relaxing.
Jasmine Pearls – 茉莉珠茶
Elegant and aromatic, the jasmine pearl’s fragrance closely resembles that of the lychee fruit. The tea has a beautiful peach color and an enchanting light-bodied flavor that is refreshingly sweet. The captivating scent of jasmine remains on your tongue long after your last cup.
Herbal & Floral
Jasmine Flowers – 茉莉花
Adored by everyone, the jasmine flower is renowned for seductive fragrance. While the flower buds are often used to complement the flavors of other teas, it can also be brewed into a bright and warm liquor that encapsulates the flowers delightful scent.
Osmanthus Flowers – 桂花
Summery-yellow in color, the osmanthus flowers has a radiant aroma that similar to that of dried apricots. When brewed, the flowers translates into a refreshing tea that has a natural sweetness. The tea’s delicious floral notes will last long after your last cup.
Lavender Rose Buds – 玫瑰花
The enchanting aroma of the rose buds is nothing short of heavenly. The flowery fragrance commands your attention from the start. Infuse the buds in hot water with a dash of honey; the result is a pure tasting concoction that is naturally sweet with a enduring floral aftertaste.
Chrysanthemum Flowers – 杭州菊花
Made with famous Hangzhou chrysanthemum flowers, the tea’s fresh and sweet aroma never fails to elicit an “Mmmm” reaction. When brewed, the chrysanthemum flowers produce a light-bodied tea that is vibrant yellow in color. The tea has a honey-like sweetness and fragrance.
Lychee Black Tea – 荔枝红茶
Lychee is a tropical fruit native to South China. The enchanting essence of this beloved fruit is precisely captured by dark tea leaves. When brewed, the luscious scent translates into a delicate fruity note that complements nicely with the woodsy sweetness of the black tea.
Phoenix Yunnan Mao Jian – 凤牌毛尖红茶
The Yunnan Mao Jian has a warm, welcoming fragrance reminiscent of a citrus fruit. The medium body of the tea strikes a fine balance in flavor that is neither weak nor overpowering, but just right. Its lasting honey-like sweetness in every cup will keep you brewing for more.
Superior Phoenix Yunnan Gold – 凤牌留香红茶
Accented with golden highlights, the dark tea leaves of this superb tea possess a smoky and citrusy aroma. When infused, the tea relinquishes a bright sweetness and finishes with a subtle hint of bitterness. If you enjoy black teas, this is certainly not one you would want to miss out on.
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