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  • Longjing Spring Equinox
    USD 39.00

    Longjing Spring Equinox, hand-roasted green tea

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    Hangzhou Original:

    To acquire really fine Long-jing in rapidly changing China, we had to search away from tourists infested localities, and yet still faithful to the origin of Hangzhou. In Wu’s farm where the underground water is crisp and the air sweet, our Long-jing master realizes the environment is more important than the convenience; there would be no quality without the traditional respect for Nature. Tea Hong’s Long-jing Spring Equinox might well be used by nobles and mandarins in their tea competition when Emperor Qianlong was still young and flamboyant, and crazy about the tea. Trinity classInfusion colorTCM CoolStaff pickTea Master's Choice Net weight: 60 g (2.1 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
    USD 39.00
    USD 39.00
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    Neo yellow tea Mo Gan Yellow Snails
    USD 27.80

    Mo Gan Yellow Snails, yellow tea

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    Revitalising an old yellow tea

    Tea Hong’s Mo Gan Yellow Snails is a break away from the old Mo Gan Yellow Tip. We have greatly modified traditional yellowing to give the tea a distinctive yellow look and a taste that is different from both green tea and old style yellow tea. A neo-yellow. Unlike other tea categories, old style yellow tea has not prospered in all these decades since tea’s revival after the destructive Mao era. Its taste needs a lot more to create followers. Similarly from the mountain of Mo Gan in the region of Zhejiang, Tea Hong’s Mo Gan Yellow Snails has departed from the dull colours of the old to maintain a brisk freshness in the look and taste, while achieving a characteristic “cooked” warmth and sweetness that is the real spirit of yellow tea. Now that is a good individualistic character to have a place in any tea repertoire.
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    Net weight: 50 g (1.8 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
    USD 27.80
    USD 27.80
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    Tea Hong: Green Tea: Longjing Spring Equinox Traditional Pack
    USD 148.00

    Longjing in Old Fashioned Wrap, Special Edition

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    Very limited time offer:

    We have reserved a small amount of Longjing Spring Equinox to have our old tea master friend to wrap the tea in kraft paper, the old fashioned way. Although the paper material is modernised with lamination for better protection, the look is still what it used to look like when I bought my first authentic Longjing on the shore of West Lake ( Xihu ) in 1980. Unlike those varieties that are commonly available elsewhere, our Longjing Spring Equinox is produced from the original Longjing cultivar. Bearing with it the authentic finesse and addictive taste characteristics. This special edition batch was harvested and roasted on March 30. Trinity classInfusion colorTCM CoolStaff pickTea Master's Choice Net weight: 250 g (8.82 oz) in old-style double kraft wrap
    USD 148.00
    USD 148.00
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    Yellow tea: Huo Shan Yellow Tip
    USD 23.80

    Huo Shan Yellow Tips, traditional yellow tea

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    Renaissance of a millennium old tribunal yellow tea

    For the same refreshing, cleansing sensation as the finest Huangshan Maofeng, ample green tea’s health constituents, yet with the absence of astringency, a yellow tea like Huo Shan Huang Ya ( i.e. Yellow Tips ) is a best choice. This superb first flush selection is produced almost like a Maofeng green tea but lightly oxidised by covering the tea when it is still very warm during processing. The heat converted some of the leaf constituents into simpler sugars. This particular step gives a softer, sweeter and much easier taste but as delightfully quenching and more body. The concept of this technique has been millennium old, yet it is only in recent years that really fine tasting products become available and accessible. Distinctive as Tea Hong’s Huo Shan Yellow Tips is still rare. Taichi ClassCanary yellowTCM Neutral-cool iconStaff Pick iconGreat Value icon Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
    USD 23.80
    USD 23.80