This grade of gunpowder is produced from fine China green tea that is
painstakingly processed into "pearls." The finished product is a tea with
rich flavor, balanced pungency, and the smoky tones one would expect from a
Produced in the style of Japanese Ku-ki Cha, this tea is composed of leaf bits, stalks, and stems of the tea plant. Because most of these components are not typically used in the manufacture of tea, this item has a unique flavor profile. The cup is mild, smooth and sweet, and has a lower level of ca ...
This selection offers a slightly darker cup color than many Japanese varieties of Ho-ji Cha, yet it possesses the same smooth, mellow character for which this tea is known. Toasty notes predominate, with a mild pungent, tangy quality which gently lingers on the palat ...
Legend has it that this tea was created by the famous Buddhist monk, Da Fang, during the Song Dynasty. The tea has a very rich flavor, with notes of chestnuts and a vegetal sweetness. Slightly reminiscent of a Lung-Jing, but with a more pronounced characte ...
A modestly priced selection, yielding a cup with a delicate, evanescent smoky nuance and lots of character. Delicate vegetal notes and sweet, fruity hints add depth and complexity. A pleasing astringency follows in the finish.
A select quality Pi Lo Chun, with fresh character and a lively cup. The fine plucking is meticulously processed, yielding a rich cup with sweet notes and a hint of melon. The mouth feel is soft and buttery.
Produced in the mountainous region of Zhejiang province, this distinguished selection represents an especially good value in Lung-Ching tea. Hand-processed leaves are fashioned into flat, yellow-green leaf sets, yielding a flavorful cup with slightly sweeter character than the former lo ...
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